UPDATED: MENIFEE: Man killed running across freeway after vehicle breaks down ID’d

UPDATED: MENIFEE: Man killed running across freeway after vehicle breaks down ID’d

UPDATE: April 23, 8:50 p.m. Riverside County Coroner officials have identified the person killed in yesterday morning’s fatal vehicle versus pedestrian accident when he struck while darting across the freeway. Officials identified the victim as Juan Escutia, 51, of San Bernardino. Escutia was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident less than ten minutes after […]

RIVERSIDE: One hospitalized after two-vehicle, head-on collision

RIVERSIDE: One hospitalized after two-vehicle, head-on collision

RIVERSIDE – One person was hospitalized after a two-vehicle, early-morning, head-on collision Sunday, April 23. The wreck happened on Sycamore Canyon Boulevard north of Central Avenue in Riverside. Cal Fire/Riverside County firefighters and other emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the wreck about 5:45 a.m., after other motorists and witnesses called 911 […]

UPDATED: JURUPA VALLEY: DUI suspect, who left 14-year-old girl behind after fleeing major-injury wreck, arrested

UPDATED: JURUPA VALLEY: DUI suspect, who left 14-year-old girl behind after fleeing major-injury wreck, arrested

CORRECTED: An earlier version of this report indicated the 14-year-old girl left trapped inside the vehicle was the suspect’s daughter, which was not the case. UPDATE: April 22, 9 p.m. JURUPA VALLEY – Several people were injured this morning in an early-morning, DUI-related, two-vehicle traffic collision. The DUI wreck happened Saturday, April 22, at the intersection […]

TEMECULA: Two deputies hospitalized after two-vehicle wreck

TEMECULA: Two deputies hospitalized after two-vehicle wreck

TEMECULA – Two Riverside County sheriff’s deputies and another driver suffered minor injuries when they were involved in a two-vehicle traffic collision Friday, April 21. The accident, that sent both deputies to the hospital with unspecified injuries, happened at the intersection of Margarita Road and Temecula Parkway in Temecula about 3:20 p.m. The two vehicles, described as […]

MORENO VALLEY: Vehicle plummets over side of Lamb Canyon, victim suffers minor injuries

MORENO VALLEY: Vehicle plummets over side of Lamb Canyon, victim suffers minor injuries

MORENO VALLEY – One person escaped with only minor injuries when their car went over an embankment, flipped over and smashed into a tree Friday, April 14. The early-morning accident happened in the area of Beaumont Avenue and Lamb Canyon Road in an unincorporated area of Moreno Valley, between the cities of Beaumont and San […]

SAN JACINTO: Driver airlifted after solo-vehicle, rollover traffic accident

SAN JACINTO: Driver airlifted after solo-vehicle, rollover traffic accident

SAN JACINTO – A person was airlifted after suffering major injuries in a single-vehicle, rollover accident April 10. The wreck happened on Gilman Springs Road near the intersection of Soboba Road in an unincorporated area of San Jacinto. Emergency first responders rushed to the accident about 6:15 p.m., after several people called 911 to report the […]

RIVERSIDE: Moreno Valley man arrested after tossing stolen assault rifle during stolen car pursuit

RIVERSIDE: Moreno Valley man arrested after tossing stolen assault rifle during stolen car pursuit

RIVERSIDE – A Moreno Valley resident was arrested after leading police on a dangerous vehicle pursuit along city streets and a local freeway Thursday, April 13. During the pursuit, the fleeing man allegedly tossed a stolen assault rifle out of his stolen car. Officers later located and recovered the discarded weapon. After the vehicle pursuit […]

UPDATED: RIVERSIDE: 22-year-old Corona resident, killed in 3-vehicle, head-on collision, ID’d

UPDATED: RIVERSIDE: 22-year-old Corona resident, killed in 3-vehicle, head-on collision, ID’d

UPDATE: April 13, 5:50 p.m. (See original story below.) RIVERSIDE – Coroner officials have identified the victim killed Tuesday evening in a three-vehicle, head-on collision. The victim was identified as Jayson Garcia, 22, of Corona. Garcia was pronounced dead at 10:19 p.m., less than ten minutes after the deadly wreck was reported. Although officials have stated the cause […]

HEMET: Blinding morning sun blamed in fatal car versus motorcycle accident

HEMET: Blinding morning sun blamed in fatal car versus motorcycle accident

HEMET – A motorcyclist died Wednesday morning, April 12, after he was struck from behind by a driver who said she had not seen the motorcycle before smashing into it. The driver told investigating officers she had been temporarily blinded by the morning sunlight and never saw the motorcyclist prior to the impact. The deadly collision […]

MORENO VALLEY: Motorcyclist dies after hitting curb in solo-vehicle accident

MORENO VALLEY: Motorcyclist dies after hitting curb in solo-vehicle accident

MORENO VALLEY – A motorcyclist died after losing control and crashing into a curb Wednesday, April 12. The deadly, single-vehicle accident happened on John F. Kennedy Drive at the intersection of Ely Drive in Moreno Valley. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Moreno Valley Police Department responded to reports of a major injury traffic collision involving […]

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