4 killed, 1 critically injured in multi-vehicle crash in Jurupa Valley

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (KABC) -- Four people were killed in a violent traffic collision Tuesday night in Jurupa Valley involving multiple vehicles, authorities said.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Van Buren Blvd. and 56th Street at approximately 11:30 p.m., prompting a response from Jurupa Valley Police Department officers to the scene. Four vehicles were believed to have been involved.

One victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

Four others were pronounced dead at the scene. Hours after the incident, firefighters were at the crash site working to extract at least one body from the wreckage of a mangled car.

The names of the victims were not immediately released.

Van Buren Boulevard was reopened after being closed overnight between Jurupa Road and Limonite Avenue.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.
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