PERRIS: DUI suspected in fiery, 2 car crash that hospitalized 3

PERRIS — Three people were hospitalized after a fiery, two-vehicle wreck, Sunday, Oct. 15. The major-injury accident happened at the corner of Perris Boulevard and Ramona Expressway in Perris, according to Sheriff’s officials, who say driving under the influence is suspected as a contributing factor in the collision. Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Perris Police Station and other emergency first responders […]

Read more

LAKE ELSINORE: Injured man rescued from mountainside after hang gliding accident

LAKE ELSINORE — A man suffered minor injuries and had to be airlifted from a remote,  mountainous area after crashing while hang gliding, Sunday, Oct. 15. The accident and remote area rescue happened near Ortega Highway and Main Divide Road, in an unincorporated area of the Cleveland National Forest west of Lake Elsinore. Riverside County Sheriff and Fire officials were dispatched to reports of a hang glider down just before […]

Read more

RIVERSIDE: Driver crashes into sign, fire hydrant, sends flood of water into neighborhood

RIVERSIDE  — A suspected drunk driver who lost control of his new SUV crashed into a street sign and fire hydrant sent a geyser of water shooting up into the air, Saturday morning Oct. 14. The early morning accident happened on Indiana Avenue near Sayward Circle and Capitol Drive in Riverside. City of Riverside Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the scene […]

Read more

HEMET: Woman hospitalized after high-speed pursuit ends in rollover crash

HEMET — Details are still emerging and officials have not yet released any information after a dangerous, high-speed pursuit ended when the driver lost control of the vehicle she was fleeing from police in and her sedan overturned. The vehicle rolled on a dirt shoulder near Winchester and Scott Roads in Hemet. The female driver, who has not yet been […]

Read more

MORENO VALLEY: Pedestrian crossing street killed when struck by vehicle

MORENO VALLEY — A pedestrian was killed while crossing a Moreno Valley street, Monday evening, Oct. 9. The deadly accident happened at the intersection of Iris Avenue and Camino Flores. Moreno Valley Police and Fire personnel were dispatched to the accident about 8:23 p.m., when Riverside County emergency dispatchers were notified regarding “a major injury traffic collision,” at the intersection, Riverside Sheriff’s Sergeant Jaime […]

Read more

VALLE VISTA: Woman killed when airborne SUV smashes head-on into bus

VALLE VISTA — A 38-year-old, Hemet woman died when her vehicle hit a berm, went airborne and smashed – mid-air and head-on – into the front of a parked bus. The woman’s SUV burst into flames upon impact and firefighters had to conduct extensive extrication to recover the victim’s body after extinguishing the blaze. The fiery accident happened just after midnight, Sunday, Oct. […]

Read more

UPDATED: WINCHESTER: Victim killed in early morning crash ID’d

UPDATE: Saturday, Oct. 7, 1:45 p.m. WINCHESTER — Officials have identified a woman killed when her car was struck broadside after officials say she failed to yield to another vehicle. The fatal crash happened at the intersection of Simpson Road and Whittier Avenue in the unincorporated community of Winchester. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s officials identified the victim as Almira Arrellanes, 30, of Perris. Arrellanes died at […]

Read more

HEMET: Man killed crossing Florida Ave. identified

HEMET — Authorities are investigating a fatal vehicle versus pedestrian accident that happened Wednesday evening, Oct. 4. The deadly crash occurred when a man, who was possibly intoxicated according to police officials, attempted to cross mid-block on Florida Avenue, between Meridian and Stanford Streets, in Hemet. The pedestrian was not using a marked cross walk when he was struck. Riverside County […]

Read more

UPDATED: SAN JACINTO: Hemet woman, 57, left to die after hit and run collision ID’d

SAN JACINTO — Officials have identified a woman killed by a hit and run driver and California Highway Patrol officers are asking for the public’s help identifying and locating the driver who ran the woman down before fleeing the scene. The fatal hit and run happened late Saturday evening, Sept. 30 or early Sunday morning, Oct. 1, in the area of Ramona […]

Read more

LAKE ELSINORE: Man visiting from S. Korea dies during first, solo parachute jump

LAKE ELSINORE — Officials are investigating after a parachutist died after suffering a “hard landing,” Wednesday, Sept. 27. According to officials, the victim was making his first, solo parachute jump when the fatal accident happened in an open field, north of Skylark Field Airport, in Lake Elsinore. Skydive Elsinore operates from the airport, which is west of Cereal Street and north of Corydon […]

Read more
1 2 3 31