DUI Driver Gordon Longhitano, 52, Kills Motorcyclist in Riverside Crash
RIVERSIDE, CA (May 18, 2021) – Authorities detained Gordon Longhitano after a fatal DUI crash on Indiana Avenue in Riverside.
Police determined that the 52-year-old man was under the influence of alcohol when he killed a motorcyclist on Sunday.
The incident happened on May 16 when Gordon Richard Longhitano was driving a Ford pickup west on Indiana Avenue in Riverside.
At the same time, James Maloney was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and traveling in front of the truck. Police said Gordon Longhitano then struck the rear of the motorcycle.
James Maloney, 55, Victim in Indian Avenue Crash
Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived and found James Maloney lying on the ground as a result of the collision. The 55-year-old Corona man died at the scene.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that Longhitano stopped and stayed at the site following the accident. Authorities soon arrested him on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and DUI resulting in injuries.
They booked him into the Robert Presley Jail in Riverside. Records showed that the suspect posted a $75,000 bail. The Riverside DUI crash is still under investigation.
Anyone with information can call the police at 951-826-8720.
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