For Immediate Release
|Date||January 27, 2001|
|Contact||Sergeant Don Taulli|
Michael Alan Hatton - 49 years - Riverside Resident
Injuries: Critically Injured
DRIVER: Thomas Perez - 33 years - Corona Resident
TIME: Saturday, January 27, 2001 at approximately 1040 hours
Michael Hatton was riding his bicycle south on Monroe, just south of California, when for unknown reasons, he turned in front of Thomas Perez who was also traveling south on Monroe. Mr. Perez, driving a full size white van, struck Mr. Hatton as he turned in front of him. Mr. Hatton was critically injured and transported by ambulance to Riverside Community Hospital. Mr. Perez was not cited and the collision remains under investigation.
Prepared by Lt. M. Meredith
Photographed: Officer Zachary Watson of the Riverside Police Department investigates at the scene of a major injury traffic collision involving a bicyclist and a van.