Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date April 16, 2001
Contact Sergeant Don Taulli
Phone (909) 826-5576
Fax (909) 826-5616


Fatal/Major Injury Traffic Collision

Location: Arlington Av. & Stover St.
Time: 9:40 PM

Driver-1: Ronald Osman (43)
City of
Residence: Riverside
Injuries: N/A

Driver-2: Thomas Dorsey
City of Residence: Riverside

Injuries: Mr. Dorsey suffered fatal injuries from the collision. He was pronounced deceased by the emergency room medical staff of Kaiser Permenente Hospital @ 10:35 PM.

Narrative: Mr. Osman was driving a late model Dodge Durango SUV and turning from S/B Stover St. onto E/B Arlington Av. Mr. Dorsey was traveling W/B Arlington Av. approaching Stover St. Mr. Dorsey was riding a late model Harley Davidson motorcycle.

As Mr. Osman pulled from Stover St. onto Arlington Av. both vehicles collided. Mr. Dorsey suffered massive blunt force trauma to the body. Mr. Dorsey was attended to by members of the Riverside Fire Department and AMR. He was subsequently transported to Kaiser Permenente Hospital for treatment by the emergency room medical staff.

The investigation is being conducted by the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) of the Riverside Police Department.