The Ortega (74) Highway remained shut down today between Lake Elsinore and San Juan Capistrano due to storm damage, the depth of which crews were attempting to ascertain to estimate how long repairs may take.
A sinkhole about 5 miles west of the Riverside and Orange County line on the Ortega Highway has resulted in a long-term closure California Highway Patrol and Caltrans announced Wednesday, Jan. 25.
A bus and big rig collided when the truck jackknifed on the southbound Interstate 15 north of Railroad Canyon Road.
LAKE ELSINORE – A pedestrian was struck and killed while walking in heavy rain across a busy road Wednesday evening, Dec. 21. The deadly accident happened in the area of Grand Avenue south of Ethlene Drive in Lake Elsinore. Coroner’s officials later identified the victim as Robert Ford, 54, of Lake Elsinore. Ford’s time of injury was […]
TEMECULA, CA – The following freeway lane closure is planned tomorrow by Caltrans in the Temecula area for maintenance work and guardrail repair. Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Southbound I-15: The #5 lane and right shoulder from Route 215 south to Winchester Road (right-hand lane only) will be closed as Caltrans […]
UPDATE: 12/05/2016 5:38 p.m. SAGE – California Highway Patrol officials concluded their initial investigation into this morning’s fatal traffic collision and provided additional details about the deadly accident. Investigating officers determined that drug and/or alcohol intoxication were contributing factor(s) in this collision, according to CHP Public Information Officer Darren Meyer. During their investigation officers determined […]
WILDOMAR – One person was killed after a vehicle collided with a concrete wall on Monte Vista Drive and Bundy Canyon Road in Wildomar Friday, Nov. 25. The fatal accident was reported about 7:20 pm., according to Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Dan Ponder. Coroner’s officials have only identified the victim as a 53-year-old resident of Wildomar. They have not […]
HEMET – Five people sustained major injuries, including two juveniles who were reportedly ejected in an early-morning, two-vehicle, rollover accident Friday, Nov. 25. The accident happened at a sweeping curve in the roadway where Mountain Avenue turns into Ramona Expressway, near N. Soboba Street. According to a CHP incident log one of the vehicles involved […]
UPDATE: 11/25/2016 12:15 a.m. Coroner’s officials have identified the victim killed in last night’s accident as Jesus Navarrette, 34, of Hemet. A coroner’s release indicated Navarrette was fatally injured at 11:34 p.m. He died about 15 minutes later while still trapped inside his mangled vehicle at 11:47 p.m. The exact location of Navarrette’s deadly accident […]
HOMELAND – Excessive speed and wet roads have been listed as contributing factors in an early-morning, two-vehicle, rollover traffic collision that killed a Hemet resident Monday, November 21. The accident happened about 3:50 a.m., on Highway 74, near the Hwy 74 Discount Outlet, about 100 feet west of Calvert Avenue in Valley Vista. Valley Vista is […]