HEMET: No injuries after bus carrying 4th graders to Ramona Pageant rear-ended

HEMET — A busload of 4th grade students from an area elementary school being transported to Hemet’s Ramona Pageant this morning were delayed more than an hour after a sedan plowed into one of several buses transporting them to the iconic and long-running outdoor play. Although none of the students were injured and all students eventually went on to the […]

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SAN JACINTO: One hospitalized after accident sends car careening into gas main barrier

SAN JACINTO — A man was hospitalized with broken bones and other serious injuries after plowing into a car that reportedly attempted to make a U-Turn just west of the intersection of Cottonwood and San Remo Avenues. The impact sent one of the two cars careening into a steel barrier surrounding and protecting an above-ground gas meter. The vehicle missed smashing into the gas main by […]

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UPDATED: Young mom died racing to hospital to see brother injured in unrelated wreck

UPDATED: Saturday, Apr. 21, 3:30 a.m. ORIGINAL AND UPDATED REPORTS, PHOTOS, VIDEO BELOW Family members of a young San Jacinto mother who died Wednesday evening, Apr. 18, when she lost control of her vehicle and plowed head-on into another car say the victim was killed while racing to an area hospital. She was reportedly rushing to check on her brother they say had […]

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HEMET: Wanted felon held without bail after fleeing from, fighting with officers

HEMET — A wanted felon will surely think twice about running from future traffic stops in the San Jacinto Valley after officials from two area law enforcement agencies took him down like a blue and green tidal wave. Several area residents who witnessed the foot pursuit and apprehension later described seeing the “bloody and violent fight” followed by the dazed and bloodied suspect […]

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HEMET: Three hospitalized after two-vehicle rollover accident

HEMET — Three people including two adults and a young child were hospitalized after a two-vehicle, rollover traffic collision in Hemet this afternoon. The accident happened at the intersection of S. Sanderson Avenue and Mustang Way. City of Hemet Police and Fire Departments along with other emergency first responders were dispatched to the accident just after 4 p.m., after receiving reports […]

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HEMET: Medical crisis sends car careening off Florida, through parking lot, into fence

HEMET — A driver was transported in critical condition after possibly suffering a medical emergency while driving toward Hemet earlier this evening. The accident happened at the border of Hemet, at the intersection of Florida Avenue and Dartmouth Street. Officials found the unconscious driver after the victim’s vehicle careened out of control, crossing all opposing lanes of traffic on Florida Avenue. The car then crashed through a medical center […]

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HEMET: 4 injured, 1 arrested, after multiple DUI hit and run collisions

HEMET — Last Friday the 13th turned out very unlucky for several victims injured in a four vehicle chain of several accidents that happened when an allegedly intoxicated man tried to flee the scene the scene of a first accident he caused. The accidents happened at the intersection of S. Sanderson and W. Acacia Avenues in Hemet. The driver who reportedly caused the accidents […]

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HEMET: DUI suspected, jaywalker critical, after vehicle vs pedestrian accident

HEMET — Just days after the “successful” roll out of Hemet PD’s new Pedestrian Safety Campaign, aimed at curbing vehicle versus pedestrian accidents and educating both the walking and driving public about pedestrian related traffic laws, officials are once again investigating a collision between a vehicle and jaywalking pedestrian who reportedly “ran straight out into traffic” before being struck earlier this […]

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HEMET: One hospitalized after 4-vehicle, chain-reaction, head-on pileup

HEMET — One person was hospitalized earlier this evening after a four-vehicle, chain-reaction, head-on collision. The accident, that caused the temporary closure of Florida Avenue during rush hour traffic, happened at the intersection of Florida and Taquitz Avenues, in Hemet. City of Hemet Police and Fire Departments along with AMR medics responded to the scene of the accident shortly before 6 p.m., […]

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Top 25 stories that helped propel RCNS beyond 6 million views in first 30 months

As Riverside County News Source (RCNS) passes 6 million unique views and its first 2 1/2 years in operation as a provider of free, fair and well-rounded news reports and community interest stories I thought I would share some of the RCNS headlines that have made a big splash in Riverside County since RCNS officially began covering news stories in […]

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