49-Year-Old Eastvale Man Dies after Head-On Collision near Jurupa Avenue
RIVERSIDE, CA (November 2, 2018) – A man was killed early Friday morning following a traffic collision near Jurupa Avenue. The victim was later identified as 49-year-old John Kelley, a resident of Eastvale.
According to the Riverside Police Department, the incident took place at about 6:00 AM. A Ford Focus, driven by the Kelley, was heading south on Van Buren Boulevard when it ran through a red light and attempted to make a left turn.
As the vehicle entered the intersection, it collided head-on with a northbound silver Hyundai.
Kelley suffered major injuries and was transported to a hospital for treatment. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead a short time later. Meanwhile, the unidentified Hyundai driver was also hospitalized with moderate injuries. Further updates on the driver’s current medical condition were not provided.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the fatal crash and to identify other possible contributing factors. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Detective Z. Fishell at (951) 826-8723. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
Our deepest thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of John Kelley. May he rest in peace.
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