Bicyclist dies after being struck by van in Murrieta

Bicyclist dies after being struck by van in Murrieta

A 43-year-old Murrieta man died from head injuries after being struck by a van in an area of Murrieta on Sunday, Dec. 3, police officials say. The man, Khuda Dad, died at Inland Valley Regional Medical Center in Wildomar following the 5:57 p.m. incident. Police say that Dad and the driver of a white Pontiac […]

Hemet man killed in crash on 15 Freeway in Temecula

Hemet man killed in crash on 15 Freeway in Temecula

A 34-year-old Hemet man was killed early Friday, Dec. 1, when he crashed into the back of a slow-traveling box truck at high speeds on the 15 Freeway in Temecula, according to the California Highway Patrol. Salvador Vasquez was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, the 15 Freeway northbound just south of Overland […]

Hemet Police Department to use grant to increase traffic safety

Hemet Police Department to use grant to increase traffic safety

The Hemet Police Department will be using a $130,000 grant to try to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries in the city, officials said. The grant, provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long program, will go toward such things as DUI saturation patrols; bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement; distracted driving enforcement; […]

Woman killed in crash with parked bus outside Hemet is identified

A 37-year-old woman who was killed early Sunday just outside Hemet when her SUV went airborne, crashed into a parked bus and caught fire was identified as Kristine Salyer of Hemet, coroner’s officials said. Salyer was driving northbound on Chicago Avenue in her 2001 Dodge Durango at speeds “well in excess” of the 45 mph […]

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