RPD Officer Matthew Lewis Dies in Motorcycle Collision on Pico Avenue [Perris, CA]

RPD Officer Matthew Lewis Dies in Motorcycle Collision on Pico Avenue [Perris, CA]

Santa Rosa Road Traffic Collision Kills Officer Matt Lewis

Perris, CA (August 03, 2022) – On Monday, Riverside Police Department Officer Matthew Lewis, a 45-year-old Nuevo resident, died in a motorcycle collision on Pico Avenue.

It was about  7:15 p.m. when the off-duty crash took place near the crossing of Santa Rosa Road.

There was no information if the driver of the pickup involved in the crash sustained injuries. 

In the meantime, the authorities are investigating the Santa Rosa Road traffic collision. 

Matt grew up in Riverside and was a 25-year veteran at RPD where he excelled as a Cadet, Police Officer, Detective, and Sergeant working a variety of assignments.” says Chief Larry Gonzalez with the Riverside Police Department.


We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sincere condolences to the bereaved of Officer Matthew Lewis. May the bereaved find peace and strength in this time of sorrow.


Our Attorneys Can Help the Bereaved

California’s road accident rate continues to increase, rather than decrease. That is despite the additional safety features on newer vehicle models.

The increasing crash rate reflects that auto accidents are becoming rampant. Incidents like the Santa Rosa Road traffic collision are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.

As a matter of fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three motorists will be involved in an injury accident during their life.

“Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, of Sweet Lawyers.

Indeed, with our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you only need to tend to your well-being. Our team will focus on your legal claim.

With over 40 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your case.

Our attorneys will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family truly deserve.

So, to the bereaved of Officer Matthew Lewis, call us at (800) 674 7852. Let us help you with your wrongful death claim.

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