Street race ends in two deaths, one arrest – Victims, 75 & 74, ID’d

COACHELLA — Two people were killed and a third person was seriously injured after an accident that officials say was possibly the result of an illegal street race in Coachella Friday evening, May 17. “The preliminary investigation suggests that street racing was a factor in the collision,” officials later explained. The driver who deputies say caused the wreck was arrested […]

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One dead after Gilman Springs head-on crash

MORENO VALLEY — Officials are at the scene of a fatal head-on collision that claimed one driver’s life and injured another this morning, Monday, May 20. According to a CHP incident log, the deadly crash happened in the area of Gilman Springs Rd and Bold Style Ave., in an unincorporated area of Moreno Valley. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: BREAKING: Body […]

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Woman ejected, fatally crushed, after truck rolls off SR-60

UPDATED: Thursday, May 16, 10:45 a.m. BEAUMONT — Officials have identified a woman who died when she was partially ejected and crushed by her overturning pickup truck, last Wednesday, May 8. The deadly crash happened on SR-60, just east of Jack Rabbit Trail, about halfway between Gilman Springs Rd. and Lamb Canyon/SR-79. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials have since identified the […]

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Parolee arrested after Feb. bludgeoning death of Riverside man

RIVERSIDE — A parolee wanted in the bludgeoning death of a 22-year-old Riverside man was arrested Wednesday, May 1, following an “exhaustive” months-long investigation. From the beginning of their investigation, officials have said they fought an uphill battle locating and interviewing potential witnesses, who they described at the time as “uncooperative and evasive as to what occurred.” LEADING THE RCNS […]

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Corona teen killed, another injured, after SR-91 crash into parked big-rig

UPDATED: May 7, 10:45 a.m., With coroner’s release of information. CORONA –Officials have identified a 17-year-old Corona resident who died after an SUV he was a passenger in plowed into the back of a parked tractor-trailer big-rig while traveling on the 91 Freeway, just west of Green River Rd. The 18-year-old driver of the involved SUV was hospitalized with serious […]

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Riverside man, 33, fatally ejected in fiery wreck with big-rig

UPDATED: May 7, 9 a.m., With coroner’s release of information RIVERSIDE — Officials have identified a man who died after a fiery, two-vehicle accident involving a pickup truck and a semi-truck on Mission Inn Ave., between Indian Hill Rd and Arfon Way, late Wednesday evening, May 1. The crash, which caused the pickup to overturn and burst into flames, ejected […]

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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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DHS pedestrian, 76, not using cross walk when fatally struck

PALM DESERT — An elderly pedestrian was fatally struck while crossing a busy Palm Desert road Monday evening, April 29. The victim was not using a designated cross walk when the deadly crash happened in the area of Town Center Way and Hahn Rd. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Murrieta man, 23, ID’d after fatal Wildomar crash UPDATE: Homeland motorcyclist, 42, […]

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Gun-wielding man fatally shot after Indio robbery

INDIO — A man armed with a gun who officials say assaulted another man and stole his cell phone outside an Indio sandwich shop yesterday afternoon later died in a hail of gunfire after officials tracked him to a nearby apartment complex, according to Indio PD and Riverside County sheriff’s officials. The Wednesday, April 10, gunfire – which one woman […]

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UPDATE: Hemet man, 27, identified after fatal Hwy 74 crash

UPDATED: Tuesday, April 9, 11 a.m., With coroner’s release of information. LAKE ELSINORE — A Hemet motorcyclist has been identified after a deadly motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon, April 7. The fatal accident happened on the Ortega Highway, two miles southwest of Grand Ave., in an unincorporated area of Lake Elsinore, according to CHP and Cal Fire. Sunday’s deadly crash was […]

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