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Fatal Traffic Collision

Post Date:03/11/2018 9:41 a.m.

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For Immediate Release
Case #18-2656
March 11, 2018

FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION

CORONA, CA– On March 10, 2018 at 11:11 p.m., the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department responded to a traffic collision where a vehicle struck a tree in the 900 block of North McKinley.

Upon arrival, Corona Fire Paramedics located two occupants inside the vehicle, one was pronounced deceased at the scene and the other was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.   

Based on witness statements, a white late-model Mercedes was traveling north in the 900 block McKinley Ave at an unknown speed in wet roadway conditions where it lost control and collided into a tree. 

The Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office has identified the victim and the name is being withheld pending notification of family.  The Corona Police Department's Collision Response Team is handling the investigation.  At this time, it is unknown if drugs or alcohol were a factor.   Anyone with information about this collision is encouraged to contact Traffic Investigator 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.CoronaCA.gov.

 

MEDIA CONTACT:

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

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