Overturned big-rig near Desert Center causes I-10 nightmare

DESERT CENTER — Authorities remain at the scene of a wreck involving an overturned tractor-trailer big-rig that forced a SigAlert and is continuing to cause delays of several hours on the eastbound I-10. The rollover crash, which may have involved a second vehicle, happened near Red Cloud Mine Rd/Exit 182, this morning, Saturday, March 23, according to a CHP incident […]

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BREAKING: Second RivCo freeway jumper in 5 days forces I-215 closure, SigAlert

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this report listed the 91 Freeway in the title, when it should have said the incident happened on the southbound I-215 -TM RIVERSIDE — Officials are at the scene of another incident involving a person who is believed to have leaped from an overpass onto a Riverside freeway earlier this morning, Thursday, March 14. As […]

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UPDATE: Man who leaped to death from I-15 overpass onto SR-91 ID’d

UPDATED: Thursday, March 14, 11:30 a.m. See Original Story below. CORONA — Officials have identified a man who leaped to his death from the I-15 overpass onto the 91 Freeway below in Corona last week, Saturday, March 9. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials yesterday identified the victim as Jason Birrell, 42, of Fullerton. A coroner’s release indicated Birrell was pronounced deceased […]

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UPDATE: I-215 re-opened after officials coax suicidal woman to safety

UPDATED: Thursday, Dec. 13, 5:45 p.m. PERRIS — A woman who had been threatening to leap from the Harley Knox overpass onto the I-215 is in protective custody, after officials coaxed the woman to return onto the safe side of the overpass’s fence tonight. The fence the woman had climbed over is intended to discourage people from jumping off the […]

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Stuck in heavy traffic, man needing to urinate dies in Eastvale after falling from freeway bridge

EASTVALE — A man is dead after falling from an Eastvale freeway overpass late Saturday evening, Sept. 15. The freak accident happened on the 15 Freeway at the Santa Ana River bridge, just south of Silverlakes Sports Complex. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Perris motorcyclist, 25, killed after colliding with vehicle Authorities investigating Perris murder after man found dead in car […]

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Residents rush to aid of La Quinta victims shot by man who later shot himself, one victim dead

UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m. See original story below. LA QUINTA — Officials investigating this morning’s deadly shooting in La Quinta say they have arrested the man responsible for shooting two people before leading officials on a pursuit that ended in Ontario, where he shot himself. The shooting, which left one man dead and a woman with non-life threatening […]

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MT. SHASTA: At least 3 dead after I-5 fiery wreck involving RV, pickup truck

MT. SHASTA — At least three people died in a fiery wreck involving a motor home and full size pickup truck earlier this afternoon in Mt. Shasta, according to California Highway Patrol officials. The deadly crash happened on I-5, just south of the N. Mount Shasta Blvd. on ramp, behind Mt. Shasta City Park. LEADING THE REDDING HEADLINES: Unidentified man leaps […]

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CABAZON: Tow truck driver exiting his vehicle killed when struck by passing big-rig

CABAZON — A tow truck driver died this morning when he was struck by a tractor-trailer semi-truck while exiting his flatbed tow truck in the unincorporated community of Cabazon. Officials investigating the crash do not suspect intoxication or excessive speed to have been contributing factors in the crash, which happened on Interstate 10, along a curve in the highway, about […]

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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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BEAUMONT: Crash creates rush hour crunch after car loses control, plows into tree

BEAUMONT — Officials are investigating a solo-vehicle accident after a vehicle exiting the 10 Freeway at the Beaumont Avenue/Hwy 79 off-ramp lost control, slid off the roadway and down an embankment before plowing head-on into a tree earlier this evening. Rain-slicked roads and excessive speed for the wet conditions may have been contributing factors in the crash. CHP, Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire […]

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