PERRIS: Wreck with patrol vehicle sends one to hospital

PERRIS — One person was hospitalized after being involved in a traffic collision with an on-duty Sheriff’s deputy Wednesday, July 19. The accident happened while officers were responding to an emergency call for assistance. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Perris Police Station were responding to an assault with a deadly weapon call at 1:44 p.m. The incident was happening in the 400 block […]

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UPDATED: SAN JACINTO: Hemet resident killed in early-morning, head-on wreck ID’d

UPDATE: Saturday, July 15, 7:30 p.m. With Coroner’s identification Riverside County Sheriff’s-Coroner’s officials have identified the person killed in Friday morning’s fatal, two vehicle, head on collision as 57-year old Brian Crabtree of Hemet. Crabtree died at the scene of the accident at 6:26 a.m., about thirteen minutes after the accident was reported.   UPDATE: Friday, July 14, 12 p.m. With additional photos and […]

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EAST HEMET: People sleeping in car beaten, kicked during attempted carjacking

EAST HEMET — Two people who were sleeping inside their car on an East Hemet area street were jolted awake when two men dragged the driver out of the vehicle and began to beat, punch and kick him during an attempted carjacking early this morning, Friday, July 14. One person was apprehended after the attempted carjacking, that happened in the 42000 […]

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LA QUINTA: 66-year-old man killed in fiery wreck identified

LA QUINTA — A 66-year-old, Perris resident died in a fiery car crash that started a vegetation fire July 8. The fatal accident happened on Avenue 62 west of Monroe Street in La Quinta. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the fiery wreck at 3:31 p.m., after the crash and fire were reported to Riverside County emergency dispatchers.  Eleven […]

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UPDATED: HEMET: 56-year-old Hemet resident killed in head-on collision

UPDATE: Wednesday, June 7, 6:30 p.m. HEMET — Officials have identified a man killed in a two-vehicle, head-on crash Wednesday morning, June 7. The deadly wreck happened on Highway 74 – which is also known as Florida Avenue within the City of Hemet city limits – at the intersection of Florida Avenue and Lake Street. The deadly wreck was the second […]

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SAN JACINTO: Bicyclist crossing street dies after hit by car, truck

SAN JACINTO — A bicyclist died after being struck by a car and then a pickup truck Tuesday evening, June 6. The fatal accident happened along a dark section of San Jacinto Avenue near Shaver Street in San Jacinto. The same section of road has been the site of several other recent major and fatal collisions. Last night’s fatal accident […]

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MORENO VALLEY: Motor officer injured in collision with truck

MORENO VALLEY — A Moreno Valley motorcycle officer was hospitalized in an early-morning traffic collision with a pickup truck Tuesday, June 2. The accident happened at the intersection of Fir Avenue and Heartleaf Street, east of Kitching Street and south of the 60 Freeway, in Moreno Valley. The accident happened while the motor officer was conducting traffic enforcement in the area […]

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HEMET: Officers safely apprehend unstable man armed with knife and hammer

HEMET — A reportedly unstable man who was armed with a knife and hammer while holding the knife to his own throat was safely apprehended without incident Sunday, June 4. The subject, who was heard by City of Hemet emergency dispatchers yelling that he wanted to die, was taken into custody at the Devonshire Downs Mobile Home park at 260 N. […]

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BANNING: Two hospitalized after plane crashes alongside I-10

BANNING — A plane that crashed in Banning sent both occupants from the plane to the hospital, June 2. The plane went down near John and Hargrave Streets in Banning, alongside Interstate 10, according to fire officials. According to witnesses, the plane’s wing appeared to have clipped several trees as the pilot attempted to make an emergency landing. The wrecked plane came […]

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UPDATED: SAN JACINTO: Firefighters extinguish blaze that charred 27 acres and sent firefighter to hospital

UPDATED: June 3, 7:30 p.m. SAN JACINTO — Firefighters have contained a vegetation blaze that burned for about nine hours and charred nearly 30 acres near Soboba Road in an unincorporated area of San Jacinto. Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Public Information Officer Tawny Cabral updated that the fire had been contained shortly before 9 p.m. Officials have not provided any other updates […]

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