RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — A female motorcyclist from Washington was killed Friday evening in a collision in Riverside.
The 36-year-old woman from Seattle was driving her 2007 Suzuki scooter westbound on University Avenue approaching Redwood Drive when she crossed into oncoming traffic, Riverside Police said in a department statement.READ MORE: Protesters Vandalize Mayor Eric Garcetti's Home After He Signs Ordinance To Restrict Homeless Encampments
“She collided head-on with a 2001 Chevy Silverado driven by a 33-year-old Riverside female southbound on Redwood,” the statement indicated.
Police said the unidentified female victim was traveling at a high rate of speed at the time. She was taken to an area hospital where she died.READ MORE: 'The Childcare System Is In Crisis': Childcare Costs Rank As Top Expense for SoCal Families
There was no word on the condition of the other driver.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: COVID Cases Continue To Rise In LA County, Spread Among Younger Unvaccinated People
Anyone with more information about the crash was asked to contact Detective Felix Soria at (951) 826-8720.