Riverside Police Department Press Release

For Immediate Release

Date Saturday, April 21, 2007
Contact Steve Johnson, Lieutenant
Phone (951) 826-5147

Motorcyclist Critically Injured

Riverside, Ca- On Saturday, April 21, 2007 at 19:36 hours Riverside Police Officers responded to a motorcycle accident on Sierra Vista Street near Pierce Avenue. Upon arrival they learned two motorcycles had been traveling westbound on Sierra Vista when one of the drivers lost control of his 2003 Yamaha motorcycle. When he fell to the ground his head struck the concrete curb resulting in major head trauma. He was transported to Riverside Community Hospital and is listed in critical but stable condition.

The injured driver was identified as 35 year-old Joseph Juarez of Riverside. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. There were no other injuries as the result of this accident.

Anyone with information related to this incident is urged to contact the Riverside Police Department Traffic Bureau at 951-353-7900.