Body found inside car on SR-79 in Lamb Canyon

BEAUMONT — Officials are conducting a death investigation after a person’s lifeless body was discovered over the weekend inside a vehicle in the Lamb Canyon area, on Highway 79 just north of California Ave. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Injured paraglider airlifted after San Jacinto crash Two seriously injured in Hemet road rage incident Elsinore woman ID’d after fatal Wildomar hit […]

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Head-on SR-79 crash leaves man, 72, dead

SAN JACINTO — A two-vehicle, head-on collision in San Jacinto left one victim dead and another seriously injured late Tuesday evening, Jan. 29. The deadly crash, which involved two San Jacinto residents, happened on SR-79, 400 feet south of Gilman Springs Rd. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials later identified Zulfiqar Chaudhry, 72, of San Jacinto as the victim who passed away […]

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UPDATED: CHP reporting major injuries after vehicle smashes into pole, fire hydrant, bursts into flames

UPDATE: Monday, Oct. 8, 12:49 p.m. TEMECULA — CHP updated they reopened all lanes of travel along SR-79 shortly before 12:45 p.m., nearly twelve hours after the highway was closed due to a fiery, solo-vehicle accident involving a vehicle that plowed head-on into a utility pole and fire hydrant. Officials have not released any further information regarding the accident or […]

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UPDATED: SAN JACINTO: Hemet resident killed in early-morning, head-on wreck ID’d

UPDATE: Saturday, July 15, 7:30 p.m. With Coroner’s identification Riverside County Sheriff’s-Coroner’s officials have identified the person killed in Friday morning’s fatal, two vehicle, head on collision as 57-year old Brian Crabtree of Hemet. Crabtree died at the scene of the accident at 6:26 a.m., about thirteen minutes after the accident was reported.   UPDATE: Friday, July 14, 12 p.m. With additional photos and […]

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BEAUMONT: Many questions remain after woman laying in roadway run over, killed

BEAUMONT – Many questions remain unanswered after an early-morning accident involving a woman who was run over while laying between the number one and two lanes of traffic on the northbound side of SR-79 – also known as Lamb Canyon Road – Monday, Dec. 12. The fatal incident happened about 3:28 a.m., one mile south of California Road, between the cities of Beaumont […]

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