Riverside Police Department Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date January 5, 2005
Contact Sergeant Don Taulli
Phone (951) 826-5576
Fax (951) 351-6038


On Duty Emergency Vehicle Collision

Riverside, Ca-  Riverside Police Department Motorcycle Officer Harvey Johnson suffered minor injuries when he was involved in a collision. Off. Johnson was traveling east on University from Mulberry when a second vehicle made a U Turn directly in front of him. Off. Johnson took evasive action however was unable to avoid the collision.

Off. Johnson was transported to Riverside Community Hospital with injuries to the upper portion of his body. Mr. David Levin was the driver of the Silver 1991 Dodge Ram 250 truck involved in the collision. Mr. Levin was not injured.

The investigation is being conducted by the Traffic Bureau of the Riverside Police Department.