Corona, CA: Fatal Traffic Collision

On December 24, 2012, at 5:30 pm., Corona Police Officers responded to an injury traffic collision on Green River Rd., east of Palisades Dr. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2003 Honda S2000 coupe that had collided with a tree, occupied by two people.

The driver and passenger, both from the Chino Hills area, were transported to local hospitals with traumatic injuries. The driver, identified as Elbert Chen, 19 years, remains hospitalized, but expected to recover. The passenger, identified as Ethan Gray, 22 years, died of his injuries.

The cause of the collision is unknown at this time and still under investigation by the Corona Police Department’s Collision Response Team. Anyone with information about this collision is requested to contact the Corona Police Department at (951) 736-2335.