Melissa Castillo and Crystaline Bendo Killed in Rialto Car Accident on Riverside Ave. near Ashford Ave.
Rialto, California (October 7, 2022) – Two people were killed in a head-on collision early Thursday morning in Rialto.
The fatal crash happened on North Riverside Avenue near Ashford Avenue at around 3 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
Melissa Jacqueline Castillo, 22, of San Bernardino, was speeding southbound on Riverside Avenue when she veered across the double yellow lines to pass a tractor trailer and collided head-on with a car driven by Crystaline Joy Barile Bendo, 31, of Palmdale.
Castillo was pronounced dead at the accident scene
Bendo was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries.
No additional information about the accident was provided.
An investigation into the accident is underway.