Angel Garcia Jr ID’d as Man Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash at Van Buren Boulevard and Studio Place in Jurupa Valley
Jurupa Valley, California (January 10, 2020) – The Riverside County Coroner’s Bureau has identified the man who was killed early Thursday morning in a four-car accident at an intersection in Jurupa Valley as Angel Garcia Jr., 30 of Riverside.
The fatal crash took place at around 1:26 a.m. Thursday, January 9 at the intersection of Van Buren Boulevard and Studio Place.
Authorities said a flatbed trailer and three passenger vehicles collided for unknown reasons at the Jurupa Valley intersection.
Garcia, who was one of the drivers, was pronounced dead at the scene at around 1:36 a.m.
Two of the other drivers stopped at the scene and cooperated with authorities. The flatbed driver reportedly fled the scene after the crash and left behind the trailer that had become detached prior to the collision.
It’s undetermined if alcohol or drugs were factors in the accident.
The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the crash is urged to contact the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department at 951-955-2600.