One person was killed and three people were injured as a result of an off-roading accident Saturday that happened in a dirt field east of the intersection of Sumner Avenue and Limonite Avenue in Eastvale, a Sheriff’s officials reported today.
Deputies assigned to the City of Eastvale received a major injury traffic collision report around 10:00 a.m. and responded to the area to discover four people who had been injured when an off road vehicle overturned, according to a Riverside County Sheriff’s Report.
The off-road vehicle was traveling southbound in the field and overturned from a turning maneuver, according to Sgt. Jason Edmondson.
While the vehicle’s three passengers were treated on scene, the driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Not long after he arrived to the hospital he succumbed to his injuries, Edmondson said.
Alcohol was believed to be a factor in the collision, according to Edmondson.
Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to call Deputy Blair at the Jurupa Valley Station at (951) 955-2600.