Still buckled into driver’s seat, woman found dead in overturned, partially submerged car

PALM SPRINGS — A woman, still buckled into the driver’s seat of her car, was discovered deceased inside a vehicle found upside down and partially submerged in the Whitewater River. The fatal, single-vehicle accident happened on northbound SR 111, about one mile north of Overture Road along a sweeping left curve in the highway, in an unincorporated area northwest of […]

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Hemet man, 28, ejected and crushed by vehicle, ID’d – intoxication ruled out for SJ driver

(Writer/Editor’s note: Although RCNS obtained both photos and video of this fatal accident, for the sake of the family, none were included due to their graphic nature.)   HEMET — Officials have identified a 28-year-old Hemet resident who died after he was ejected from a vehicle last Wednesday evening, May 9. After being ejected the victim was crushed by the […]

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MV man, 66, killed in Soboba Rd rollover ID’d – CHP releases additional details

UPDATE: Monday, May 14, 1 p.m. (See original report, all photos and videos from scene below.) SAN JACINTO — CHP and Coroner’s officials have released additional information about last night’s fatal rollover that partially ejected and killed a 66-year-old Moreno Valley resident. The solo-vehicle accident happened on Soboba Road near Chabella Road, almost 2 miles east of Gilman Springs Rd/State […]

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MENIFEE: Perris man, 27, walking in lanes of Hwy 74, killed by hit and run driver

MENIFEE — A 27-year-old Perris man died after he was struck while walking in the westbound lanes of Highway 74. The fatal hit and run happened early Saturday morning, May 12, between Briggs and McKinley Roads in Menifee. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene shortly after 1 a.m., after receiving reports of a vehicle versus pedestrian traffic collision. […]

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TUSTIN: One dead after car plows into back of big-rig parked along I-5

TUSTIN — One person died after a car veered off the southbound 5 Freeway near the Tustin Ranch Road off-ramp and plowed full speed into the back of a tractor-trailer semi-truck. According to CHP, the big-rig had been stopped and legally parked, completely off the highway and on the freeway’s shoulder, when the small sedan smashed into the truck’s trailer. […]

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PERRIS: “Years-long” neighbor dispute leads to fatal shooting, man’s arrest

PERRIS — A man who officials say fatally gunned down his neighbor inside the victim’s own garage was later stopped and arrested while driving away from the deadly shooting. According to family members, witnesses, and area residents the deadly confrontation was related to a neighbor dispute that has been going on between the two men and their families for the last “two […]

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UPDATED: Hemet man, 27, killed, wife & another inured, in JV crash-now called hit and run

UPDATED: May 2, 11 p.m., With additional information and clarification from Sheriff’s Department JURUPA VALLEY — A 27-year-old, Hemet resident died after a two-vehicle, hit and run traffic collision that hospitalized the man’s wife as well as another male passenger inside the couple’s vehicle, early Saturday evening, Apr. 28. Officials investigating the deadly wreck say they are following up on “possible suspect […]

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UPDATED: HEMET: Banning man, 57, killed in off road ATV accident, ID’d

HEMET — Few details have been released in CHP’s ongoing investigation of a fatal accident after a 57-year-old Banning man was found deceased in a rural unincorporated area within Brown Canyon, southeast of Hemet. The man’s body was found late Sunday afternoon near an all-terrain vehicle, in a rugged, sparsely populated area near the 43000 block of Cactus Valley Road. SEE SIMILAR: Off-road dirt bike […]

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UPDATED: Warned too intoxicated to drive, man ejected in crash, one of two killed, 5 injured

UPDATED: Monday, Apr. 30, 8:20 p.m., With link including updated information. UPDATED: Monday, Apr. 30, 5:05 a.m. With additional details and interviews as well as GoFundMe link for victim’s family. SEE ORIGINAL STORY AND ALL PHOTOGRAPHS BELOW. SAN JACINTO — More details have come to light in the tragic aftermath of a DUI-related, three vehicle, head-on collision that took the […]

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UPDATED: Young mom died racing to hospital to see brother injured in unrelated wreck

UPDATED: Saturday, Apr. 21, 3:30 a.m. ORIGINAL AND UPDATED REPORTS, PHOTOS, VIDEO BELOW Family members of a young San Jacinto mother who died Wednesday evening, Apr. 18, when she lost control of her vehicle and plowed head-on into another car say the victim was killed while racing to an area hospital. She was reportedly rushing to check on her brother they say had […]

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