Motorcyclists killed in early morning head-on collision with truck on Ramona Expressway

NUEVO — Details are beginning to emerge after two motorcyclists were killed when their motorcycle collided head on into an oncoming truck early Friday morning, May 25. The deadly collision happened along a sweeping curve on Ramona Expressway at Martin Street in Nuevo, according to CHP officials. CHP and Riverside County Sheriff’s officials along with other emergency first responders were […]

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Still buckled into driver’s seat, woman found dead in overturned, partially submerged car

PALM SPRINGS — A woman, still buckled into the driver’s seat of her car, was discovered deceased inside a vehicle found upside down and partially submerged in the Whitewater River. The fatal, single-vehicle accident happened on northbound SR 111, about one mile north of Overture Road along a sweeping left curve in the highway, in an unincorporated area northwest of […]

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DHS man, 35, killed when SUV overturns into country club wall and home ID’d

DESERT HOT SPRINGS — A man whose vehicle overturned and crashed on top of a brick wall and into a structure died at the scene late Tuesday night. The deadly crash happened just outside the entrance to Desert Crest Country Club, near the intersection of Dillon Road and Desert Crest Avenue in Desert Hot Springs. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroners later identified […]

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UPDATED: HEMET: Woman, 49, fatally struck while jaywalking across San Jacinto St ID’d

UPDATED: Thursday, May 17, 1 p.m. HEMET – Officials have identified a woman killed while attempting to cross San Jacinto Avenue late last night. Despite life-saving efforts the victim died at the scene. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials identified Jane Dasilva, 49, of Heme, as the woman killed in the collision. According to a coroner’s release Dasilva succumbed to her injuries […]

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Hemet man, 28, ejected and crushed by vehicle, ID’d – intoxication ruled out for SJ driver

(Writer/Editor’s note: Although RCNS obtained both photos and video of this fatal accident, for the sake of the family, none were included due to their graphic nature.)   HEMET — Officials have identified a 28-year-old Hemet resident who died after he was ejected from a vehicle last Wednesday evening, May 9. After being ejected the victim was crushed by the […]

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BANNING: Seriously injured motorist airlifted after solo-vehicle rollover accident

BANNING — One person was air-lifted and hospitalized with major injuries after a single vehicle rollover accident yesterday afternoon, according to CHP and Cal Fire officials. The accident happened on Highway 243, just north of Mt. Edna Road, in an unincorporated area about six miles south of I-10 and Banning and about 19 miles north of Idyllwild. California Highway Patrol, […]

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MV man, 66, killed in Soboba Rd rollover ID’d – CHP releases additional details

UPDATE: Monday, May 14, 1 p.m. (See original report, all photos and videos from scene below.) SAN JACINTO — CHP and Coroner’s officials have released additional information about last night’s fatal rollover that partially ejected and killed a 66-year-old Moreno Valley resident. The solo-vehicle accident happened on Soboba Road near Chabella Road, almost 2 miles east of Gilman Springs Rd/State […]

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Boy hit by car after wind carries bounce house – and him – away, dumps both into oncoming traffic on busy Hwy

ADELANTO –A 9-year-old boy was taken on a wild and terrifying flight Saturday afternoon when a bounce house at a child’s party was picked up and carried away by high winds. The airborne inflatable toy – still carrying the terrified child – was then dumped onto Highway 395 – where it was immediately struck by a southbound car. Amazingly, the […]

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MENIFEE: Perris man, 27, walking in lanes of Hwy 74, killed by hit and run driver

MENIFEE — A 27-year-old Perris man died after he was struck while walking in the westbound lanes of Highway 74. The fatal hit and run happened early Saturday morning, May 12, between Briggs and McKinley Roads in Menifee. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene shortly after 1 a.m., after receiving reports of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision. […]

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TUSTIN: One dead after car plows into back of big-rig parked along I-5

TUSTIN — One person died after a car veered off the southbound 5 Freeway near the Tustin Ranch Road off-ramp and plowed full speed into the back of a tractor-trailer semi-truck. According to CHP, the big-rig had been stopped and legally parked, completely off the highway and on the freeway’s shoulder, when the small sedan smashed into the truck’s trailer. […]

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