Fatal Traffic Collision


Reporting Deputy: Sergeant Marcos Acosta

File # MV240060268


On Saturday, January 6, 2024, at 6:50 p.m., deputies from the Riverside Moreno Valley Sheriff’s Station, responded to the intersection of Eucalyptus Avenue and Sweetspice Street, Moreno Valley, reference a single-vehicle traffic collision. Deputies arrived on scene and located a Nissan Altima which collided into a power pole. Paramedics from Cal Fire also arrived on the scene and attempted live-saving measures, but ultimately pronounced the driver deceased.

Preliminary investigation revealed the Nissan Altima was traveling westbound on Eucalyptus Avenue when it lost control and collided with a power pole.

The identity of the deceased will not be released pending notification to the next of kin. A temporary road closure of Eucalyptus Avenue between Kitching Street and Raenette Way was required to process the scene and collect evidence.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Deputy Allan Avila 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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