For Immediate Release
|Date||November 9, 2002|
|Contact||Sergeant Don Taulli|
St. N/of Pendleton St.
Time: 6:30 AM
Vernon Parker (35)
City of Residence: Riverside, Ca.
Kristi Reinhardt (23)
City of Residence: Colton, Ca.
approximately 6:30 AM a single vehicle collision occurred at the above location.
The vehicle (2002 Ford Focus) was
traveling S/B Polk approaching Pendleton when it left the roadway.
The vehicle left the roadway and collided with a tree.
Location#2: Arlington Av. @ Hawarden Dr. W/of Fairhaven St.
Time: 7:00 AM
Driver: Richard Ruiz (37)
City of Residence: Riverside, Ca,
Narrative: At approximately 7:00 AM a single vehicle collision
occurred at the listed location. The
vehicle (Red/2000 Pontiac Grande Am ) contained one occupant who was the driver.
The driver was W/B Arlington at Hawarden when he drifted to his right and
left the roadway. The vehicle impacted with a tree and came to rest.
Members of the Riverside Fire Department treated the driver of the vehicle
at the scene. He was transported to
Riverside Community Hospital where he was pronounced deceased by the emergency
The Riverside Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT)
is investigating both collisions.