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 […]
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 […]
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; […]
Traffic on southbound Interstate 15 was a virtual parking lot due to a pair of early morning accidents Thursday, Nov. 9, according to the California Highway Patrol. The first accident, a hit-and-run, was reported about 4:15 a.m. near the Mission Road exit in Fallbrook. The incident involved a tractor trailer and a pickup truck pulling […]
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 […]
A man accused of killing a motorist at a Hemet intersection when he slammed into the victim’s vehicle at 100 mph while driving under the influence was charged today with DUI gross vehicular manslaughter.
A sneezing fit caused a driver to strike two teens who were crossing a Hemet street together Monday, Sept. 4, police said.
An overturned big rig snarled traffic on the French Valley Parkway exit ramp off southbound Interstate 15 this morning.
One person was killed and two people were injured today in a three-car pileup in San Jacinto.
A motorcyclist apparently driving the wrong way on a Lake Elsinore highway was killed Sunday, Aug. 20, in a head-on collision with an SUV.