JURUPA VALLEY, California (August 6, 2014) – Danielle Sanchez, 18, of Eastvale was killed late Tuesday afternoon when she was struck by a driver on Van Buren Boulevard about 557 feet north of Limonite Avenue, according to a press release by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
The crash took place about 4:50 p.m. when Sanchez allegedly stepped off a curb from the center median and crossed over the No. 1 lane of Van Buren Boulevard. The driver struck the teenager and then stopped and called 911 for help.
Paramedics responded to the pedestrian accident, but the young woman died at the scene of the crash.
The Jurupa Valley Station Traffic Reconstruction Team is heading up an investigation into the crash and closed down the intersection for approximately 7.5 hours.
Witnesses are asked to contact the Jurupa Valley Police Department Traffic Division at (951) 955-2600.
“My condolences go out to the family of this young lady,” said Attorney James Johnson. “Police will look into the circumstances and assign liability for this accident.”
If you have legal questions about an accident, contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 800-235-6801 for a free consultation.
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