“Pedestrian vs. Vehicle Fatality”
RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA (May 23, 2017) – A male pedestrian died in a tragic accident Sunday evening on California Avenue between Heidi Road and Wayne Court, according to local authorities. (map)
The Riverside Police and Fire Department were dispatched to the scene at approximately 9:15 p.m. Police officers reported that a 2016 Kia Sorento, driven by a male motorist in his early 20’s traveling eastbound on California Avenue in the No.1 lane, The motorist saw a pedestrian walking southbound on California Avenue in the #1 lane. The motorist attempted to maneuver around the pedestrian but was unable to and struck the pedestrian.
Emergency crews arrived at the scene. The pedestrian was transported to Riverside Community Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the Kia remained nearby and cooperated with authorities.
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