3-Year-Old Child Fatally Injured in DUI 2-Car Collision near Blaine Street

RIVERSIDE, CA (November 29, 2022) – Early Wednesday morning, a toddler was pronounced dead after a rollover DUI crash on 215 Freeway.

Police responded to the scene around 12:33 a.m., on the southbound lanes of the freeway just north of Blaine Street on November 23rd.

Officers say the driver of a pickup-truck was experiencing mechanical issues when they attempted to pull over. However, the driver of a sedan struck the pickup-truck.

First responders arrived and pronounced a passenger inside the sedan, a 3-year-old girl, dead at the scene. Meanwhile, paramedics transported another child and the driver of the sedan to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

In addition, the driver of the pickup-truck remained uninjured. Following preliminary duties, police determined that alcohol impairment was a factor.

Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. Once available, further details will be provided about the rollover DUI crash on 215 Freeway.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of the little girl. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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