UPDATE: Vehicle recovery efforts continue after 299E big-rig rollover

UPDATED: Saturday, Feb. 9, 1:30 p.m., With additional details and photographs. See original story and photos below. BELLA VISTA — Efforts to recover and remove a wrecked big-rig tractor-trailer that overturned in Bella Vista yesterday afternoon are continuing today, after recovery efforts had to be temporarily suspended last night due to snow and inclement weather conditions. The tractor-trailer combo, which […]

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Officials investigating Corning big-rig crash into equestrian center

CORNING — Officials are at the scene of a single-vehicle, minor-injury wreck involving a tractor-trailer big-rig that overshot an off ramp and crashed through the fence of an equestrian center earlier this morning, Tuesday, Sept. 25. The accident happened in the area of I-5 and Liberal Ave. in Corning, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Road rage may have led to Oak Run head-on crash, jack-knifed big-rig

UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 6, 5:43 p.m., With additional details and information UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 6, 1:25 p.m., With lane closures updated See original story below. OAK RUN —  Officials updated shortly before 1:20 p.m. that both directions of travel on SR-299 were re-opened and the victims had been transported from the scene and were headed to Mercy Medical Center in […]

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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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CHINO: Four injured after chain-reaction collision

CHINO — A chain-reaction crash on the 60 Freeway in Chino Tuesday morning, July 10, caused a SigAlert to be issued for the area, while officials investigated the cause of the eight big-rig pile-up. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Heat suspected in death of Hemet man who died trying to walk home from hospital UPDATE: Speeding MV motorcyclist killed after losing […]

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ESSEX: Banning/Beaumont couple, killed after smashing into big-rig on I-40, ID’d

A couple who died earlier this week when their vehicle smashed into the back of a tractor-trailer big-rig that had stopped for another accident have been identified as being from the Inland Empire. The deadly crash happened early Sunday morning, June 17, on Interstate 40, east of Kelbaker Road. The location is near the unincorporated rural community of Essex and about […]

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Distracted by radio, cab driver causes fiery, head-on wreck with big-rig

MORENO VALLEY — Three people were injured, two seriously, when a taxi cab with a fare plowed head-on into an oncoming big-rig yesterday afternoon, June 19. The impact caused the tractor-trailer semi-truck to burst into flames and the fire eventually spread to the truck’s payload as well as area vegetation. The fiery wreck happened on Gilman Springs Road, east of […]

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FONTANA: Sleeping passenger killed when big-rig plows into guardrail, trees on I-10

FONTANA — A passenger sleeping inside the sleeper cab of a double-trailer semi-truck died this morning in Fontana after the vehicle left the roadway, smashed into a guard rail, and plowed head-on into a stand of large trees. The trailers, which were marked with poison placards, were loaded with liquid nicotine in 5-gallon buckets, some of which were leaking from […]

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HEMET: Three hospitalized after four-vehicle collision involving tandem-trailer big-rig

HEMET — Three people were injured – two seriously – in a four-vehicle, chain reaction, traffic collision involving a tandem-trailer big-rig, Monday afternoon, June 11. The major injury multiple-vehicle accident happened in an unincorporated area south of Hemet, on Domenigoni Parkway, just west of Warren Road. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Drunk and speeding in stolen truck, Nuevo man plows head-on […]

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LAKEVIEW: Woman, 29, killed on Ramona Expressway after hitting dairy hauler ID’d

UPDATED: Sunday, Mar. 18, 9 p.m. LAKEVIEW — Official have identified a woman who died after crashing into the back of a dairy-hauling big-rig early Friday morning. The fatal accident happened on eastbound Ramona Expressway just west of Bridge Street in the unincorporated community of Lakeview. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s officials identified Amanda Guzman, 29, of Nuevo, as the driver of the Toyota Prius that […]

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