WILDOMAR — The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department reported that one person was killed on Tuesday morning while walking on Bundy Canyon Road.
The sheriff’s department reported that when arriving at the scene they learned that a pedestrian was walking in the eastbound lane of Bundy Canyon Road and was struck by a tractor-trailer, also traveling east on Bundy Canyon Road. Medical personnel pronounced the unnamed person dead at the scene.
Deputies said the accident was reported at 5:58 a.m. and at 7:30 a.m. announced that the road, between Mission Trail Road and Orchard Street would be closed for five hours for an investigation.
The Lake Elsinore Station Traffic Reconstruction Team is continuing to conduct a full investigation into the cause of the collision and it was unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor.
The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with further information about the collision is encouraged to contact Deputy Hansen at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station Department, (951) 245-3300.