JURUPA VALLEY: Fatal Vehicle Wrapped Around Utility Pole

On Saturday afternoon, July 20, 2019 the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department along with Cal Fire / Riverside County Fire and AMR with the assistance from the City of Riverside Fire Department responded to reports of a solo vehicle crash into a utility pole. The fatal crash was reported around 12:44pm on Limonite Avenue east of Avenue Juan Bautista in the community of Rubidoux. The first arriving engine company reported a vehicle wrapped around a utility pole with the pole down on top of the vehicle. One occupant was extricated from the wreckage and transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital in unknown condition. The second occupant was pronounced deceased at the scene. The damage from the wreckage left the Toyota Camry unrecognizable. Westbound Limonite Avenue is closed at Pacific Avenue and is expected to remain closed while deputies conduct their investigation. The cause of the fatal crash remains under investigation.