Antonia Portillo Killed in Two-Car Crash on Citrus Avenue [Mentone, CA]
91-Year-Old Woman Killed in Fatal Two-Car Accident on Citrus Avenue
MENTONE, CA (April 22, 2021) – 91-year-old Antonia Portillo was killed in a fatal two-car collision on Citrus Avenue, Saturday.
The fatal crash happened around 11:10 p.m, on April 17. According to sources, Portillo was a passenger inside a Mazda CX-5.
Per reports, the CX-5 was heading east on Citrus Avenue, and began to make a left turn onto northbound Crafton Avenue. There, a southbound Mazda 6 ran through the stop sign at the intersection and crashed into the front left of the CX-5.
Paramedics transported three people to Loma Linda University Medical Center. Another team took three others to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.
Despite life-saving efforts, Portillo was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Authorities have not confirmed if drugs or alcohol were factors in the accident. Although, an investigation is currently underway.
We at Sweet James would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Antonia Portillo.
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