Covina, CA – Mariah Beltran Killed, Carlos Rivas Injured in Car Crash on Santa Monica Fwy near Holt Ave
Covina, CA (May 9, 2022) – Police identified Mariah Beltran, 25, of San Bernardino, and Carlos Rivas, 22, of Los Angeles, as the victims of a car crash that happened in Covina. Beltran lost her life in the wreck and Rivas was injured, reports said.
The fatal wreck happened on Saturday, May 7 at approximately 1:23 a.m. A 2006 Saturn Vue was headed west near Holt Avenue on the Santa Monica Freeway. For reasons unknown, the driver of the Saturn, Rivas, collided with a 2018 Honda Accord driven by a woman from Los Angeles, age 47.
The impact of the crash caused the Saturn to roll over. Mariah Beltran was a passenger in the Saturn at the time of the collision. Emergency personnel rushed Beltran and Rivas to Pomona Valley Hospital where Beltran lost her life due to major internal injuries.
The Accord’s driver incurred minimal injuries and was not hospitalized. Police continue to investigate the details of the incident.
Our thoughts are with those involved. We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Mariah Beltran. We hope for the full recovery of Carlos Rivas.
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