The Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner Bureau identified the motorist killed in a solo car crash in Jurupa Valley, California. On Wednesday, July 29th, the coroner named Hector Salgado Nava, 36, as the victim.
The accident report showed that the incident happened at about 2:20 a.m. early Tuesday morning, July 28th, and the victim died at the scene 40 minutes later. Sgt. Luke Torres said Nava traveled on Mission Boulevard, westbound Pomona (60) Freeway on-ramp before the crash.
The victim was at the wheel of a compact car when he lost control of it and plowed into a tree along the roadside. The paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene, and the coroner did not record any other injury. At this time, it is unknown if drugs or alcohol played a role in the collision.
The investigation into the occurrence is ongoing. Anyone with relevant and helpful information should contact the Riverside Sheriff’s Office Jurupa Valley station using the listed line.
A solo car crash is one of the common types of road accidents in California and the United States. It is caused by the negligence of the operator of the vehicle or external influences beyond his or her control. The latter covers adverse road conditions, adverse weather conditions like rain, snow, fog, animal sighting, mechanical defect, and an underlying medical condition.
Negligence covers running red lights or stops signs, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or distracted driving. Drivers should avoid the preceding and make safety a priority always.
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