Driver not expected to survive Riverside crash

RIVERSIDE — Two people were critically injured, including one person who was not expected to survive their injuries, when their speeding car failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and plowed into two trees in Riverside early Sunday morning, May 19. Today’s crash happened in the 7000 block of Magnolia Ave. near Washington St., south of Arlington Ave. LEADING […]

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1 dead, 3 injured – after “medical emergency” leads to Riverside crash

RIVERSIDE — Three people were hospitalized, including a woman and teenage girl who suffered critical injuries, after a man suffered a medical emergency that ultimately led to his death, Saturday evening, March 30. The crash happened at the intersection of Van Buren Blvd. and Arlington Ave. in Riverside. Within moments of arriving at the scene of the deadly incident, officials […]

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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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Man dead after leading officers on 110 mph pursuit while firing at them

A man who fired at officers multiple times during a dangerous, high-speed pursuit last night was later pronounced dead after the chase wound its way from Hemet to Riverside. Countless officials from multiple agencies covering several jurisdictions assisted or participated during the nearly 50 mile chase that reached speeds of 110 mph. Officials investigating the incident are now working to […]

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RIVERSIDE: Motorcyclist killed after colliding with vehicle in intersection

RIVERSIDE — A motorcyclist died after colliding with a sedan preparing to make a turn, Tuesday, Jan. 2. The deadly accident happened at the intersection of Arlington Avenue at Division Street in Riverside. City of Riverside Police and Fire personnel along with other emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash at 5:51 p.m., after City of Riverside emergency dispatchers received several […]

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RIVERSIDE: Victim in critical condition, suspect arrested, after Arlington South shooting

RIVERSIDE — A victim was critically injured when he was shot during an altercation Saturday evening, Nov. 25. The shooting happened at the intersection of Aralia Drive and Gibson Street, in the Arlington South neighborhood of Riverside. After an investigation, officers arrested Mark Kent Pritos McMichael, 35, of Riverside. He was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Center on suspicion of attempted murder. He […]

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RIVERSIDE: Several hospitalized after truck plows into ambulance

RIVERSIDE — Several people, including a patient being transported to an area hospital from an unrelated medical emergency, were injured when a pickup truck smashed into an ambulance Saturday, July 22. The early-morning accident happened at the intersection of Arlington and Crest Avenues in Riverside. Riverside Fire and Police Departments were dispatched to the scene of the accident about 2:15 a.m., after city […]

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RIVERSIDE: Hair salon employee arrested, accused of lewd acts with a minor

RIVERSIDE – A hair salon employee was arrested Friday, May 5, the day after he allegedly sexually assaulted a minor at the salon where he worked. The incident, which was reported Thursday, May 4, allegedly happened at a business in the 10300 block of Arlington Avenue in Riverside. After an investigation, officers arrested Esteban Garcia Melchor, 49, of Riverside, Riverside Police Officer […]

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UPDATED: RIVERSIDE: Two killed, 2 injured after car smashes into power pole, victims ID’d

RIVERSIDE – Two men were killed and two others were injured when a vehicle they were in smashed into a telephone pole Thursday, Dec. 1. The fatal accident happened in the 10650 block of Arlington Avenue west of Norwood Avenue in the City of Riverside. Coroner’s officials later identified the two men killed in the accident as Miguel Cisneros and Mario […]

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