Maria Tapia Fatally Injured in Chino Pedestrian Accident
CHINO, CA (March 11, 2019) – A woman sustained fatal injuries after a vehicle struck her in a Chino road on Saturday, March 9.
Authorities have identified the victim as 73-year-old Maria Luisa Rico Tapia, of Chino.
The pedestrian accident was reported at about 6:44 a.m. on Riverside Drive near Oaks Avenue. According to the police, Tapia was crossing the street when a Honda driven by a 33-year-old woman struck her.
Officers declared Tapia dead at the scene at 6:57 am. The driver of the Honda remained at the area and cooperated with investigators.
Authorities are still investigating the incident.
We’d like to send our deepest thoughts and sympathies to the friends and family of Maria Tapia. We hope you find an outpouring of support around you.
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