Fatal Traffic Collision


Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Marcos Acosta

File # MV233510028


On Sunday, December 17, 2023, at 3:52 a.m., deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Moreno Valley Station, responded to the intersection of Perris Boulevard and Gentian Avenue reference a single vehicle traffic collision. Deputies arrived on scene and located a 2019 Dodge Challenger engulfed in flames. Deputies also located the driver, who was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Preliminary investigation revealed the Dodge Challenger was traveling at a high rate of speed when it lost control and collided with a traffic signal pole.

The identity of the deceased will not be released pending notification to the next of kin. A temporary road closure of Perris Boulevard between Filaree Avenue and Santiago Drive was required to process the scene and collect evidence.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Deputy Jason Slover of the Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station at 951–486–6700 or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 951–776–1099.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

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