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Fatal Traffic Collision

Post Date:11/08/2017 8:04 p.m.

Police Department Press Release

For Immediate Release
November 8, 2017
CR#17-12401

FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION

Corona, CA– On Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 at 1:18 PM, the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department responded to a traffic collision involving a single vehicle into a light pole on Promenade Avenue east of Fairbanks Street.

Upon arrival, Corona Fire Department Personnel located a female adult in the front passenger seat unresponsive and began C.P.R. The passenger and the driver were transported to a local hospital, where the passenger was pronounced deceased. Subsequently, Promenade Avenue was closed for both directions of travel between Brittany Drive and Fairbanks Street, but it has since been reopened. 

Based on a witness statement and evidence located at the scene of the collision, the involved vehicle was traveling east on Promenade Avenue and drove directly into a light pole.  The Corona Police Department's Collision Response Team is handling the investigation. At this time, the cause of the collision is still under investigation and it is unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor. 

The Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office has not identified the deceased female passenger.   Anyone with information about this collision is encouraged to contact Traffic Officer Jason Gardner at 951-817-5784 or Jason.Gardner@CoronaCA.gov.

 

About the City of Corona: Corona is located adjacent to Orange County California at the junction of the 91 and 15 freeways with a population of more than 160,000 residents. For more information regarding The City of Corona visit www.DiscoverCorona.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Officer Tobias Kouroubacalis
Public Information Officer
951-279-3639
Tobias.Kouroubacalis@CoronaCA.gov

 

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