MORENO VALLEY (July 23, 2013) – A rear-end collision late Tuesday night left passenger Ana Estrada fatally injured. The accident was reported to have happened minutes before midnight at 11:45 p.m at the intersection of Cactus Avenue near Joy Street. Estrada was in the passenger seat of a gray Toyota Tacoma pick-up traveling east on Cactus Avenue when it was struck forcefully from the back. The driver of the truck lost control and the truck ran into a sign post. Estrada as well as the driver and another occupant in the pickup were rushed to nearby Riverside County Regional Medical Center. Ana Estrada, a Moreno Valley resident, died later at the hospital, she was 45 years old. The conditions of the driver and other passenger are unknown at this time.
Witnesses should contact the Moreno Valley Police Department at (951) 486-6700 as an investigation is ongoing.
Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Ana Estrada. She was taken too soon. Her family will have the right to file a lawsuit against Luis Navarro and his insurance for the wrongful death of their loved one.