Fatal Injury Traffic Collision

Published: 07/14/2017

RIVERSIDE, CA – On Thursday, July 13, 2017 at approximately 10:30 PM the City of Riverside Emergency Dispatch center received calls of a single vehicle traffic collision on Arlington Ave. at Sunset Ranch. Riverside Police and Fire personnel arrived at the scene where they located the driver and sole occupant suffering from fatal injuries.

It appears due to the initial investigation and witness statements a silver 2017 Buick Regal was being driven by a 34 year old resident of Riverside northbound on Arlington Ave. at a high rate of speed. The Buick struck the center median on the east side of the intersection of Arlington Ave. and Sunset Ranch before going across the eastbound lanes of Arlington Ave. and striking a retaining wall and a street light pole on the south side of Arlington Ave. The driver suffered was pronounced at the scene.

The Riverside Police Departments Major Accident Investigation Team responded and is currently investigating. The release of the identity of the deceased is pending the coroner’s investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is urged to call Riverside Police Traffic Detective G. Matthews at (951) 826-8724