Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date July 30, 2005
Contact Sergeant Rick Tedesco
Phone (951) 351-6242
Fax (951) 351-6038


Major Injury Collision



Riverside, Ca- On 07/30/05, at 1607 hours, Riverside police officers responded to a call of a major injury accident at the intersection of Van Buren Blvd and Dufferin Avenue that involved three vehicles. Based on preliminary investigation, Gary Wynn, a 19-year-old Riverside resident, was driving a 1993 Chevrolet Suburban northbound on Van Buren and failed to stop for a red light. Wynn’s vehicle collided with a 1988 Chevrolet Blazer that was being driven eastbound on Dufferin by Eloy Gutierrez, a 51-year old Riverside resident. After the initial impact, Wynn’s vehicle then collided with a third vehicle, a 1990 Toyota pick-up being driven by a 63 year-old male from Riverside. The driver of the Toyota pick-up suffered major blunt force trauma injuries and was transported to Riverside Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Wynn was transported to Riverside Community Hospital and admitted for moderate non-life threatening injuries. Guiterrez was not injured in the collision. The preliminary investigation revealed that alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in this collision.

The Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the accident.