By CBSLA Staff

RIALTO (CBSLA) — Three people were killed Monday after crashing head-on into a box truck in Rialto.

The crash was reported at about 7:45 a.m. in the area of the 2500 block of South Riverside Avenue. Officers responding to the scene found a 2020 Nissan Altima with a female in the driver’s seat and three passengers.

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The driver and two of her passengers were declared dead at the scene. The third passenger, a 21-year-old Fontana woman whose name was not released, was seriously injured and was taken to a hospital in critical condition, according to Rialto police.

The driver was identified Tuesday as 26-year-old Guadalupe of Noriega. Her passengers were identified as 20-year-old Salvador Lopez of Fontana and 33-year-old Lashon Gardner of Barstow.

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People in two other vehicles involved in the crash were not injured.

Investigators say evidence on the road and witness statements indicate a Dodge Ram was driving southbound on Riverside Avenue in the left lane, south of the intersection at Santa Ana Avenue when a Nissan Altima speeding behind it abruptly turned and clipped the rear end of the truck. The Altima then veered left, then crossed into northbound Riverside Avenue traffic and crashed head-on into a box truck.

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Anyone with information about the crash or may have witnessed it can call Rialto police’s traffic bureau at (909) 421-4981.