Police: 17-Year-Old Girl Killed in Street Racing Wreck in West Riverside

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A 17-year-old miss was killed successful a clang successful westbound Riverside portion racing different driver, who fled the country and was being sought Monday, constabulary said.

The fatality happened astir 10:45 p.m. Sunday adjacent the intersection of Magnolia and Jones avenues, according to the Riverside Police Department.

Sgt. Ryan Taack said the teenager, a Perris nonmigratory whose sanction was not instantly released, was successful a 2003 Ford Mustang going westbound connected Magnolia erstwhile she and different motorist, who was astatine the instrumentality of a 2011 Chevrolet Camaro, allegedly engaged successful an amerciable thoroughfare race.

“The Camaro appears to person turned successful beforehand of the Mustang, causing the operator to suffer power of the vehicle,” Taack said. “The Mustang continued disconnected of the roadway and collided with a tree.”

According to the sergeant, the Camaro operator “briefly stopped aft the collision, but fled the country moments later.”

Paramedics arrived wrong a fewer minutes and tended to the unfortunate and her 17-year-old pistillate passenger, whose sanction was withheld. Both were taken to a hospital, wherever the operator died, and her person was treated for mean injuries, Taack said.

Anyone with information, including the imaginable individuality of the Camaro driver, was urged to interaction the constabulary Traffic Bureau astatine 951-826-8723.

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