Traffic Accident near Santa Rosa Road Left One Off-Duty Riverside Police Officer Dead
PERRIS, CA (August 4, 2022) – Monday evening, a motorcycle crash on Pico Avenue claimed the life of Sergeant Matt Lewis.
According to the authorities, the incident happened around 7:15 p.m. near Pico Avenue and Santa Rosa Road, east of Perris.
Investigators said the fatal crash involved Sergeant Lewis on his motorcycle and a pickup truck.
However, the circumstances surrounding the collision remain unclear. Paramedics arrived and pronounced 45-year-old Lewis dead at the scene.
At this time, the Pico Avenue motorcycle crash is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol.
Moreover, a large portion of the roadway was temporarily shutdown to allow for cleanup and preliminary duties.
No further details regarding the collision have been released to the public; however, more information will be provided once made available.
No words can mend the broken hearts, and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Sergeant Matt Lewis.
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