UPDATE: Victims, 88 & 81, ID’d after deadly Menifee wreck

UPDATED: Wednesday, Oct. 2, With Coroner’s release of information. MENIFEE — An elderly driver and passenger were killed after crashing into a Menifee light pole at the intersection of Highway 74 and Briggs Rd. yesterday morning, Tuesday, Oct. 1. No other vehicles were involved in the deadly crash, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Motorcyclist, 22, ID’d after fatal […]

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Pedestrians, 71 and 85, killed in separate accidents along same section of Hwy 74

HOMELAND — Two elderly pedestrians, ages 71 and 85, were killed along Hwy 74 in the unincorporated community of Homeland after they were struck by vehicles in two separate accidents that happened within days of each other this week. Although few details have been released regarding either of the fatal collisions, both are suspected to have involved drivers who fled […]

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Two hospitalized after Hwy 74 crash near Pinyon Pines

PINYON PINES — Two drivers were hospitalized after a head-on crash along Highway 74 yesterday afternoon, Saturday, July 21. The two-vehicle crash, which happened near mile marker 86.28, between Palm Desert and Mountain Center, temporarily closed access between the two communities, a CHP incident log and witness statements indicated. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Speed cited in fatal Jurupa Valley crash […]

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Five hospitalized after Perris crash

PERRIS — Five people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of Highway 74 and Dockery Ln. in Perris Sunday night, June 16. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Victim, 57, ID’d after deadly I-10 crash Palm Desert crash kills motorcyclist, 47 Hit and run kills Elsinore skateboarder, 19 – Victim ID’d Lake Hemet shooter was fending off rock […]

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Intoxicated Perris man, 65, killed crossing Hwy 74

MEADOWBROOK — A reportedly intoxicated pedestrian died Tuesday evening, March 19, after he was struck while trying to cross Highway 74 in the rural community of Meadowbrook, between the cities of Perris and Lake Elsinore. The driver who struck and fatally injured the man did not stop and fled the scene of the collision, which CHP later said happened near […]

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Driver ID’d after fatal Hwy 74 crash into street sweeper

LAKE ELSINORE — A Riverside woman suffered fatal injuries after crashing into a street sweeper in Lake Elsinore early Friday morning, Mar. 8. The deadly crash happened on Highway 74, between Ardenwood Way and Rosetta Canyon Dr. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials later identified Linda Diaz, 30, of Riverside, as the victim of the fatal collision. A coroner’s release indicated she […]

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Multiple mud slides force SR-74 closure

UPDATED: Thursday, Feb. 14, 4 p.m., With additional closure information. (See CHP video at bottom.) UPDATED: Thursday, Feb. 14, 9:50 a.m., With additional closure information. Multiple mud slides reported along SR-74, between the San Jacinto Valley and Mountain Center have forced the temporary closure of the two-lane, mountain road, according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: BREAKING: […]

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4 injured, 2 air-lifted, after Hwy 74 crash near Mt. Center

MOUNTAIN CENTER — Officials are investigating a crash in Mountain Center that injured four people, including two victims who were airlifted from the scene with serious injuries, after a vehicle smashed into a tree and overturned Sunday morning, Feb. 10. The single-vehicle accident happened on the 56000 block of State Route 74, near Apple Canyon Rd. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: […]

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UPDATE: Fatally struck crossing Hwy 74, Menifee woman, 46, ID’d

UPDATED:  Monday, Dec 17, 8:30 a.m., With coroner’s release of information MENIFEE — Officials have identified a woman who died after being struck by a vehicle early Saturday evening, Dec. 15. The fatal accident, which happened in the area of Highway 74 and 3rd St., in Menifee, was the first of two pedestrians hit and killed in Menifee in less […]

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PERRIS: Man, 25, killed in Hwy. 74 accident with big-rig

PERRIS — Officials are investigating the cause of a fatal traffic collision between a sedan and a tractor-trailer, big-rig that happened Monday morning, Dec. 18. The deadly crash that killed a 25-year-old, Perris resident, happened on Highway 74, between Festus Circle and Ethanac Road, in an unincorporated area south of Perris and north of Lake Elsinore. California Highway Patrol, Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire […]

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