Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date June 25, 2004
Contact Sergeant Steve Bradshaw
Phone (909) 351-6240
Fax (909) 351-6051


Fatal Traffic Collision

Riverside, Ca-  On Friday, June 25, 2004, at approximately 7:53 P.M. Riverside Police Officers responded to the area of Victoria and Anna to investigate reports of an injury traffic collision. On arrival, Officers located a 2003 Honda Civic on its side in the center median.

It appears the Honda, with four occupants, was traveling westbound on Victoria when the driver lost control of the vehicle for unknown reasons. The vehicle skidded sideways as it left the roadway, struck a palm tree and came to rest on its side.

Members of the Riverside Fire Department responded and extricated the 18-year old female driver. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. Her identity is being withheld pending notification of her family.

Two of the surviving occupants were transported to a local hospital for treatment. A front passenger sought her own treatment for complaint of pain.

The Riverside Police Departmentís Major Accident Investigation Team responded and is investigating this incident.