RB woman driving stolen van arrested after fleeing scene of Anderson crash that injured 5

REDDING — Five people were hospitalized and a woman was arrested after the alleged suspect ran a red light and fled the scene of a traffic collision in Anderson Friday morning, Aug. 17. Two of those who were injured were minors, according to Anderson PD officials. The victims’ injuries were described as moderate to severe after the hit and run […]

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UPDATE: LAKEVIEW: Truck driver at fault when SUV ripped to pieces after plowing into, and under, dairy hauler

UPDATED: Thursday, Aug. 16, 2:45 p.m. LAKEVIEW — California Highway Patrol has released additional information after a fatal accident that happened early this morning on the 34000 block of Gilman Springs Rd., in the unincorporated community of Lakeview. An Ontario man died in the collision that ripped the roof off an SUV that plowed into a dairy hauling tractor-trailer big-rig. […]

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HEMET: Elderly driver injured after hitting power pole, knocking down mailbox

HEMET — An elderly driver was injured when his pickup truck went over a curb and struck a power pole before knocking over mailbox and coming to a stop near a tree and parked SUV in the front yard of a home. Officials at the scene said the man either fell asleep at the wheel or suffered an unknown medical […]

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UPDATE: Killed by hit and run driver, LE man ID’d

UPDATED: Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2:45 a.m. LAKE ELSINORE — Officials have identified a man who was killed by a hit and run driver near the intersection of Hwy 74 and Cambern Ave. in Lake Elsinore. The victim was fatally struck and left in the roadway late Sunday night, Aug. 12 Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials identified Gardell Cowart II, 24, of […]

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MENIFEE: Woman uninjured after driving into drainage culvert

MENIFEE — A woman who crashed into a drainage culvert while driving home walked away uninjured last night. Witnesses and good Samaritans who stopped to help the victim later said the woman was “shaken up, but OK.” According to officials who investigated the single-car crash, the victim possibly misjudged a turn and drove into the ditch, stranding and disabling her […]

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RIVERSIDE: Wrong-way DUI driver kills mother and daughter in head-on crash

RIVERSIDE — A mother and daughter heading to an area casino for a day of fun were killed early Friday morning, Aug. 10, after a suspected DUI driver entered the eastbound 91 Freeway heading westbound and plowed head-on into the victim’s car. After the impact, the victim’s car burst into flames and good Samaritans who were first at the scene […]

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HEMET: Hundreds left without power overnight after SUV smashes into pole, bursts into flames

HEMET — Hundreds of Hemet residents were left without power overnight after an SUV lost control and smashed into a power pole, late yesterday afternoon. The impact brought the pole crashing down on top of the SUV, crushing its roof in, and left power lines dangling dangerously low to the street, trees, bushes, and nearby homes. According to witnesses, the […]

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HEMET: Officials investigating Domenigoni Pkwy crash

HEMET — Officials are at the scene of a two vehicle traffic collision that happened this afternoon at the intersection of Domenigoni Parkway and Warren Rd. According to at least one witness who called 911 before the accident happened, the driver who caused the crash was possibly under the influence or suffering from a medical crisis. The driver had reportedly […]

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MURRIETA: Hit and run driver arrested after reporting car stolen

MURRIETA — An Murrieta man who allegedly ran several stop signs and nearly hit a jogger while driving on an embankment was later arrested after plowing into a tree and fleeing the scene of the accident, last Tuesday morning, July 24. According to officials, the driver later attempted to report that his wrecked car had been stolen. LEADING THE RCNS […]

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UPDATE: Anza man who died after ejected from car ID’d

PALM DESERT — Officials have identified a man who died after he was ejected from his vehicle in a single-vehicle rollover Friday night, July 20. The victim was not wearing his seat belt when his vehicle overturned, according to CHP. The fatal wreck happened near the Bighorn Golf Course on Highway 74, between Palowet Dr. and Cahuilla Way, in Palm […]

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