Riverside Fatal Crash Friday at California Avenue and Sherman Drive

Riverside Fatal Crash Friday at California Avenue and Sherman DriveFord and Saturn Involved in Deadly Collision

RIVERSIDE (April 6, 2019)

A woman was killed and another woman is in critical condition after a crash on California Avenue in Riverside on Friday.

The accident occurred at about 10:30 a.m. when an 84-year-old Riverside resident in a Saturn made a left turn onto southbound Sherman. The Saturn was then struck by a Ford Taurus driven by a 42-year-old traveling eastbound.

Passenger in Saturn Killed, Driver Badly Injured

The woman sitting in the front passenger seat of the Saturn who remains unidentified was fatally injured in the crash and pronounced dead at the scene.

Meanwhile, the 84-year-old driver of that car was hospitalized and is in critical condition.

According to Riverside police officials, the driver of the Ford suffered minor injuries, declining medical treatment at the scene.

Following the wreck, a stretch of California Avenue was closed for several hours while authorities conducted an accident investigation.

Crash Investigation

Following any traffic accident, investigators conduct a full examination of what happened looking into possible factors such as speed, was there mechanical issues with any of the involved vehicles, were any of the drivers distracted, were any parties driving under the influence, as well as many others. While liability and the circumstances for this crash itself remain unclear, those not found at-fault are entitled to file a lawsuit against the defendant.

Riverside Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Accident Lawyer

If you have lost a loved one or been injured in an accident as a result of an auto accident caused by another motorist and are looking for guidance, contact Bond & Taylor Law Firm for legal help today at 833-266-3534.