Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date October 28, 2002
Contact Sergeant Randy Eggleston
Phone (909) 826-5567
Fax (909) 351-6051


Fatal Injury Collision

Riverside, Ca-  At approximately 4:05 pm on October 28, 2002, officers were called to the area of California and Kingsbury regarding a major injury collision.  The preliminary investigation indicates a 1979 Chevrolet panel van was stopped westbound on California to make a left a turn onto southbound Kingsbury.  A motorcyclist was riding a 1985 Gold Honda Gold Wing behind the van in a westbound direction of the #1 lane of traffic.  For reasons unknown, the motorcyclist struck the right rear portion of the van and was ejected from the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was taken to Parkview Hospital by AMR where he was pronounced deceased.  The name of the motorcyclist has been withheld pending notification of relatives.  The driver of the Chevrolet van was not injured in the collision.

Members of the Major Accident Investigation Team responded to the scene to conduct further investigation.