Riverside Police Department
Press Release

 

For Immediate Release

Date September 4, 2002
Contact Sergeant Gary Crawford 
Phone (909) 320-8005
Fax (909) 320-8030

 

Fatal Traffic Collision

Riverside, Ca-  On September 4, 2002, officers from the Riverside Police Department were dispatched to the area of Tyler and Jurupa in reference to a traffic collision. They found two heavily damaged vehicles, a dark blue Honda Accord and a white Mercury Cougar.  There were a total of six occupants inside the two vehicles, three in each car.  Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.  The four passengers received moderate to major injuries and were transported to local hospitals for treatment. 

There has been a report that the occupants of these two vehicles were feuding just prior to the collision and that shots had been fired into one of the vehicles.  This information has not been confirmed and is under investigation.

The two deceased drivers are identified as follows:

1. Rallo, Angela FWA 27 years
Moreno Valley resident

2. Male Latin 22 years
Riverside resident
T
his victimís relatives have not been notified  by the Coroner as of this time.  

Anyone with information about this investigation is encouraged to call Detective Rita Cobb  at 320-8027 or Detective Greg Rowe at 320-8024.