Fatal Traffic Collision
September 24, 2023 – Riverside County Sheriff’s Office officials report that on September 23, 2023, at 3:03 a.m., deputies from the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station received a call of a major injury traffic collision on Mission Boulevard just east of Wineville Road. Deputies and paramedics from Cal Fire responded and located a severely injured pedestrian in the roadway who had been struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. Jurupa Valley Traffic Investigation Team responded and assumed the investigation.
A preliminary investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling eastbound on Mission Boulevard when the pedestrian stepped out into the roadway, crossing into eastbound lanes of traffic, and was struck by the vehicle. It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was uninjured. The driver remained at the scene of the collision and was cooperative with the investigation.
The decedent’s identity will be released by the Riverside Sheriff’s Coroner Bureau upon next of kin notification. This is an ongoing investigation; no further details are available at this time.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Deputy Petersen of the Jurupa Valley Sheriff’s Station at 951-955-2600 or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office at 951-776-1099.
Reporting Deputy: Sergeant I. Robles
File # JV232660018
Source: Riverside County Sheriff’s Office