HEMET: No injuries after elderly driver crashes into business

HEMET — An elderly couple escaped injury after a car they were in crashed into a Hemet business, Sunday afternoon, June 11. The accident happened when the driver reportedly put his car in the wrong gear and drove forward, instead of in reverse. The vehicle lurched forward, over a curb and bumped into the front of the Dollar Discount and […]

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HEMET: One hospitalized after two-vehicle wreck

Robert Carter of Public Safety Incidents contributed to this report. HEMET — At least one person suffered minor injuries when two vehicles smashed into each other Sunday afternoon, June 11. The minor-injury collision happened on Fairview Avenue near Tigris Lane in an unincorporated area of Hemet. The wreck, which sent one person to the hospital occurred about 500 feet northwest of […]

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HEMET: Two-vehicle crash sends three to hospital

HEMET — Three people were hospitalized with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash, Tuesday, May 30. The minor-injury traffic collision happened at the intersection of S. Lyon and W. Stetson Avenues in Hemet. Hemet Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the scene of the crash about 2 p.m., after several people called 911 to report the accident. According to 911 […]

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HEMET: Possible road-rage incident leads to rollover accident

John Strangis contributed to this report. HEMET – Two women were injured in a two-vehicle, rollover traffic accident following a possible road-rage incident Tuesday, May 9. The minor-injury wreck happened at the intersection of Stetson Avenue and State Street in Hemet after the driver of an SUV allegedly made repeated attempts to run a motorcyclist off the roadway. Stewart Sarringar was riding his […]

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HEMET: Neighborhood reeling after drunk driver smashes into 6 cars, 3 structures

Robert Carter of Public Safety Incidents contributed to this report. HEMET – A man was arrested for driving under the influence after he attempted to flee from an early-morning wreck, Tuesday, May 9. The accidents happened on S. Santa Fe Street near Mayberry Avenue in Hemet. Officials have not released the name of the alleged drunk driver, who was described as […]

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SAN JACINTO: Motorcyclist injured in head-on collision

SAN JACINTO – A motorcyclist was injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday, May 7. The head-on accident happened in a residential neighborhood at the intersection of Savory Lane and Avena Way southwest of N. Ramona Expressway in San Jacinto. After the accident, the motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s San […]

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HEMET: Crash sends car careening into street sign, fence

HEMET – A traffic accident between two vehicles sent a car careening into a sign and through a residential fence Sunday, May 7. There were no reported injuries related to the two-vehicle crash, that happened at the intersection of N. Hamilton and W. Latham Avenues in Hemet. Hemet Fire and Police personnel responded to the scene of the accident about […]

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

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 to report the head-on collision. […]

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HEMET: Car smashes head-on into concrete light pole after two-vehicle crash

HEMET – Two drivers sustained minor injuries and a concrete power pole was sent crashing down into a backyard after a two-vehicle traffic collision Tuesday, April 18. The minor-injury accident occurred at the intersection of W. Devonshire and N. Lyon Avenues in Hemet. Hemet Police and Fire personnel and other emergency first responders were dispatched to the accident shortly before noon, […]

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HEMET: No injuries reported after vehicle crashes into tree

HEMET – No injuries were reported after a driver crashed into a tree in the area of State Street and Acacia Avenue in Hemet Saturday, April 1. The driver, who some witnesses described as elderly, told investigating officers she accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake pedal, causing her vehicle to accelerate forward into the tree. The car, […]

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