Brenda Richardson ID’d as Motorcyclist Killed in Corona Crash at River Road and Kalus Avenue
Corona, California (February 9, 2020) – The motorcyclist who died in an alleged hit-and-run accident that happened Wednesday night in Corona has been identified as Brenda Richardson, 48, of Eastvale.
The deadly crash took place at around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, February 5 at the intersection of River Road and Kalus Avenue.
Authorities said a 2006 Lexus was traveling eastbound on River Road when it made a turn in front of a motorcycle driven by Richardson. The two vehicles eventually collided.
As a result of the collision, Richardson was ejected from her bike. She suffered major injuries and was transported to a local hospital, where she was later declared dead.
The driver of the Lexus did stop to render aid and fled the scene. Police later located the Lexus on Friday afternoon in the 900 block of Rebecca Way.
The Lexus driver, Tashiro Isa, 85, of Corona, was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter.
The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the authorities at 951-817-5784.
“Far too manymotorcycle collisions are caused by the carelessness or recklessness of other motorists. Sadly, when this occurs, motorcyclists are the ones who tend to suffer the vast majority of injuries”, according to Arin Khodaverdian, Managing Partner and CEO Alpine Law Group. Under California’s rule of comparative negligence, a victim may be able to collect compensation for injuries and other damages even if you were partly at fault for the accident.