On August 9, 2015 at approximately 9:23 p.m., the Corona Police Department and the Corona Fire Department responded to the area of Promenade Avenue and Sixth Street in response to a serious injury related traffic collision. Eduardo Alvarez (25-years-old of Corona) was driving a black Nissan Maxima eastbound on Sixth Street approaching Promenade Avenue. Jacob George (22-years-old of Corona) was driving a grey Mazda 3 southbound on Promenade Avenue approaching Sixth Street. Courtney Ferranto (22-years-old of Corona) was seated in the front passenger seat of the Mazda 3.
The front end of the Nissan Maxima broadsided the passenger side door of the Mazda 3 near the middle of the intersection. Both drivers were transported to local hospitals with minor injuries. Courtney Ferranto was transported to Riverside Community Hospital with serious life threatening injuries directly related to this traffic collision. Eduardo Alvarez was arrested at the scene for suspicion of driving under the influence.
If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are requested to contact Traffic Investigator Clark Eveland at 951- 817- 5764 or Clark.Eveland@ci.corona.ca.us. This traffic collision is being investigated by the Corona Police Department’s Collision Response Team.