On Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 10:19 A.M., officers from the Moreno Valley Police Department responded to a report of a major injury traffic collision involving a commercial truck and a young child in the 24500 block of Fir Avenue, in the city of Moreno Valley.
Officers from the Moreno Valley Police Department and Moreno Valley Fire Department personnel arrived within minutes and located the toddler who had succumbed to his injuries. The driver of the vehicle did not sustain any injuries. Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a contributing factor in this collision.
Members of the Moreno Valley Traffic Reconstruction Team responded and are investigating this collision. Eastbound and westbound lanes of Fir Avenue were closed between Ross Street and Indian Avenue during the investigation.
Press Release Provided By the Riverside County Sheriffs Department