Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date June 27, 2005
Contact Sergeant Duane Beckman
Phone (951) 826-5237
Fax (951) 826-5616


Major Injury Traffic Collision



Riverside, Ca- On June 27, 2005, at 10:48am, a 22-year-old male driving a 1988 Toyota Corolla was traveling south on Van Buren Blvd. when a mountain bicycle, being ridden or pushed by a 32-year old male crossed through traffic west on Van Buren, in front of the shopping center at the 6000 block of Van Buren. The driver of the Toyota was unable to stop in time to avoid the collision. Jason Reynaud was carrying his 4-year-old son on the mountain bike and the vehicle struck both.

The driver of the Toyota and his passenger were uninjured. Reynaud was taken to Riverside Community Hospital and taken into surgery. He is listed in critical condition with contusions and trauma injuries to his head. The child was also taken to Riverside Community Hospital for a broken right leg as well as scratches and abrasions.

All of the involved parties were Riverside residents. Members of the Riverside Police Departmentís (M.A.I.T.) Major Accident Investigation Team responded and the collision is under investigation. Anyone with further information can contact Sergeant Duane Beckman at (951) 826-5237.