TEMECULA – A man and a 16-year-old boy today were recovering from injuries suffered when the teenager allegedly crashed into another vehicle in an apparent suicide attempt.
The collision occurred around 2:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Benton and Warren roads in Temecula, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
Investigators discovered that the 16-year-old, whose name was not released, allegedly steered his car straight into a vehicle driven by a 52-year- old man.
The boy and the man suffered minor to moderate injuries. Both were taken to a hospital for treatment, sheriff’s officials said.
Investigators intend to request that the teen be charged with assault with a deadly weapon.