Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date April 13, 2003
Contact Sergeant Ken Carpenter
Phone (909) 351-6099
Fax (909) 351-6038


Fatal Traffic Collision

Riverside, Ca-  On April 13, 2003, at 0145 hours, officers of the Riverside Police Department responded to a head-on traffic collision at the residential intersection of Central Av. and Carissa Av. The drivers involved were mother and son, operating separate vehicles. The son, William Beverly, 33, of Riverside, was operating a 1990 Nissan 240SX. The mother, Willie Mae Beverly, 58 of Riverside, was operating a 1994 Honda Passport. Both vehicles received major frontal damage in the collision. William Beverly was deceased at the scene. Willie Mae Beverly was transported to Riverside Community Hospital with major injuries due to blunt force trauma.

The collision is still under investigation. The cause and direction of the vehicles has not yet been determined. Members of the Departmentís Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) responded.