Luis Torres Fatally Struck in Riverside Pedestrian Accident
RIVERSIDE, CA (February 3, 2021) – Tuesday night, 82-year-old Luis Torres died in an accident near Indiana Avenue and Jefferson Street.
The incident involving a pedestrian and a pickup truck happened at around 6:05 p.m.
Riverside Police Department Officer Ryan Railsback revealed that it occurred near the intersection of Indiana Avenue and Jefferson Street.
Upon the arrival of officers, they found out that the truck traveled east on Indiana Avenue when it struck the man in the street.
Unfortunately, the man succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Authorities revealed his identity on Wednesday as Luis Torres, of Riverside.
Meanwhile, the truck driver stayed at the scene, Railsback added.
Also, the police shut down Indiana Avenue between Jefferson Street and Detroit Avenue during the investigation.
We at Sweet Lawyers offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends grieving the death of Luis Torres. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accidents in California
While car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
Moreover, common locations for these pedestrian incidents include near intersections and street corners.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as motor vehicle accidents, but the pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” says Tyler Toomey, a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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