BREAKING: Second RivCo freeway jumper in 5 days forces I-215 closure, SigAlert

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this report listed the 91 Freeway in the title, when it should have said the incident happened on the southbound I-215 -TM RIVERSIDE — Officials are at the scene of another incident involving a person who is believed to have leaped from an overpass onto a Riverside freeway earlier this morning, Thursday, March 14. As […]

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Man walking in freeway traffic dies after CHP Taser deployment

UPDATED: Tuesday, Jan. 29, 1:30 p.m., With victim’s identification. RIVERSIDE — A Riverside man who was reportedly creating a hazard while walking in the lanes of traffic on the 91 Freeway during heavy, lunchtime traffic died after a CHP officer used an electric Taser device on him. CHP officials later explained the officer used the Taser while trying to prevent […]

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Multi-vehicle Riverside crash causes SR-91 SigAlert, traffic delays

RIVERSIDE — Officials are at the scene of a multiple-vehicle crash that caused a SigAlert to be issued for the 91 Freeway, west of Arlington Ave. and near Madison St., in Riverside. The SigAlert was initially issued for the eastbound lanes but was later updated to include the westbound lanes of travel. At 1:20 p.m., CHP’s incident log indicated the […]

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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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RIVERSIDE: 11 girls headed to basketball game among 15 injured in 91 Freeway pile-up

RIVERSIDE — Almost one dozen girls from an Orange County girl’s basketball team were among fifteen people injured in a five-vehicle, chain reaction accident Thursday Nov. 16. The mass-casualty collision happened on the eastbound 91 Freeway, east of Adams Street, in Riverside. The girls, whose ages ranged from 11 to 16, attend Newport Christian School in Newport Beach and were […]

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RIVERSIDE: One killed, one in critical condition, after 91 Freeway rollover

RIVERSIDE – One person died and another was critically injured after an early-morning, rollover accident, Sunday May 14. The deadly wreck, that happened less than two hours into Mother’s Day, happened on the eastbound 91 Freeway near the Fourteenth Street on ramp in Riverside. California Highway Patrol officers, City of Riverside firefighters and American Medical Response medics responded to multiple 911 calls from […]

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RIVERSIDE: Woman leaps from moving vehicle during wild pursuit

RIVERSIDE – A man driving a stolen Mercedes Benz was arrested after he led officers on a wild pursuit Tuesday, Jan. 17. The pursuit began in the area of Lincoln Avenue and Madison Street in Riverside and ended on the 91 Freeway, just west of 14th Street. During the pursuit a woman, who was “an unwilling passenger” according to police officials, leaped […]

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