Coroner IDs RivCo Woman Killed In Thursday San Jacinto Crash


According to the fire department one woman died, two people were seriously injured, and two others suffered minor injuries in the collision.

SAN JACINTO, CA — A woman killed in a four-vehicle crash in San Jacinto that injured a total of five people was identified Friday as a 36-year- old resident of the city.

Venus Angel Aguilar was fatally injured shortly before 8 a.m. Thursday in the collision near the intersection of the Ramona Expressway and San Jacinto Avenue, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

Venus Aguilar Killed in San Jacinto Crash on San Jacinto Avenue near Ramona Expressway

Sgt. Patrick Lynch said the vehicle the victim was in, along with three others, impacted for reasons still under investigation, leaving all of them “heavily damaged.”

County fire crews reached the location within minutes and immediately set up a triage and initiated an extrication operation because two of the victims had to be pulled from the wreckage, officials said.

Aguilar was one of the trapped parties and was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the fire department, two people were seriously injured, while two others suffered minor injuries. All were taken to a regional trauma center for treatment.

Three other people were evaluated by paramedics but did not require hospitalization.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.


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