Vehicles crash in Temecula, go down embankment, three hospitalized

CalFire Riverside County Fire Department

TEMECULA (CNS) – A crash between a Toyota Sienna minivan and a Honda Accord on southbound Interstate 15 in Temecula early Saturday, Feb. 5 sent the vehicles down an embankment, briefly trapped one person in the wreckage, injured six people and sent three to a hospital.
The crash occurred near Rancho California Road at 4:10 a.m., according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
The vehicles went down an embankment and one was split in half, the California Highway Patrol said.
One person was trapped in a vehicle, but was conscious, the CHP said.
A total of 10 people were found at the crash scene and three were taken to a hospital with moderate injuries with three others who sustained minor injuries refused additional treatment. Four others in the vehicles were not hurt, the fire department said.