Fatal Traffic Collision at Lincoln Avenue
For Immediate Release
September 15, 2017
FATAL TRAFFIC COLLISION AT LINCOLN AVENUE
Corona, CA– On Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at 9:48 p.m., the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department responded to a traffic collision involving a pedestrian in the 900 block of N. Lincoln Ave.
Upon arrival, Corona Fire Paramedics pronounced the pedestrian deceased. Subsequently, Lincoln Avenue was closed to traffic in both directions between Harrington Avenue and River Road for the investigation.
Based on witness statements, the male pedestrian was crossing Lincoln Avenue from the west curbline when a gray Nissan Altima traveling north on Lincoln Avenue struck the pedestrian. The driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office has not identified the male adult. 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 in the collision. 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.DiscoverCorona.com.
Sergeant Chad Fountain
Public Information Officer