UPDATE: More details after fiery Beaumont DUI crash injures 6

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 15, 2:30 p.m., With additional details from Beaumont PD BEAUMONT — Officials have released additional information about last Saturday afternoon’s major injury, DUI traffic collision in Beaumont, that happened at the intersection of Beaumont Ave. and 6th St. Four adults and two juveniles were hospitalized, including two who were critically injured and three who suffered major injuries, […]

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Too drunk to stand, driver arrested after DUI crash

HEMET — A man, apparently too intoxicated to stand on his own, was arrested for driving under the influence after he mowed down a Hemet traffic signal Sunday afternoon, May 12. Yesterday’s crash happened at the intersection of Meridian and Florida avenues. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Bus driver & 2 special needs students injured after car hits SJUSD bus Woman […]

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Second Beaumont victim dies after fatal Hemet DUI wreck

UPDATED: Saturday, May 4, 10:30 a.m. See Original Story below. HEMET — A second victim has died after a deadly DUI-related crash earlier this week, Wednesday evening, May 1. The fatal, three-vehicle collision happened at the intersection of Warren Rd. and Florida Ave. The alleged drunk driver, Faalele Rosemarie Patea, 25, of Moreno Valley – who was already on parole […]

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DUI driver wrecks 8 cars evading Redding officers

REDDING — An allegedly intoxicated driver smashed into and damaged at least eight parked cars, as well as a fence and other private property, while fleeing from Redding police officers early Friday morning, April 19. At the end of the dangerous incident the man, who officials say “violently resisted arrest,” was apprehended and booked into jail for a variety of […]

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Drunken Snapchatting leads to Redding crash, downed power lines

REDDING —  Already on probation for a prior DUI, a Redding man was arrested again after losing control of his vehicle and mowing down two power poles late Thursday night, April 11. The downed poles caused the power lines to come down across the top of the vehicle, which sparked a small brush fire around the wrecked sedan. Last night’s […]

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Drunk driver blows stop sign, plows into Hemet mail carrier

HEMET — One person was hospitalized and another was arrested after the driver of a mini van blew through a stop sign and plowed broadside into a U.S. Mail carrier van yesterday afternoon, Friday, March 29. The driver of the mini van was later determined to be intoxicated and was arrested at the scene. Yesterday’s DUI-related collision, which caused the […]

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5 injured, driver arrested, after truck plows into popular Highland bar

HIGHLAND — An allegedly intoxicated man was arrested and four people were injured – with three hospitalized – after a pickup truck smashed into a car with a family before plowing into and through the rear wall of a popular Highland bar early Wednesday morning, March 20. The crash, which caused major structural damage to the business, happened at Party […]

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Man arrested after Lake Elsinore DUI hit and run

LAKE ELSINORE — A Lake Elsinore man who officials say fled on foot after crashing his car into another vehicle was eventually apprehended and arrested, after deputies located him a short distance from where the collision occurred early Friday morning, March 15. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Fiery Cajalco wreck leaves three dead, one seriously injured Victim shot in back in […]

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Two women apprehended after suspected DUI hit and run

HEMET — Minor injuries were reported after a suspected DUI hit and run traffic collision that caused one of two involved vehicles to overturn Saturday evening, Mar. 2. The rollover crash initially left several people trapped inside a pickup truck that overturned; however, good Samaritans who came to the victims’ aid helped the truck’s occupants safely out of their wrecked […]

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Suspected DUI crash turns out to be medical crisis

HEMET — Reports of a suspected drunk driver who was seen careening through Hemet’s Seven Hills community this afternoon turned out to be a man who paramedics believe suffered a diabetes-related medical crisis. Officers dispatched to the senior-living community found the semi-conscious driver inside his truck, after it had reportedly smashed into several vehicles and other stationary objects, before becoming […]

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