UPDATE: 299E reopened after big-rig overturns near Round Mountain

UPDATED: Friday, March 15, 7:15 a.m., With road closure update. ROUND MOUNTAIN — Authorities are investigating a tractor-trailer crash this morning, Friday, March 15, after the big-rig’s driver reportedly swerved to avoid a pair of deer on 299E. The rollover happened near Buzzard Roost Rd. in the Intermountain community of Round Mountain. The early morning wreck wreaked havoc for commuters […]

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UPDATE: Vehicle recovery efforts continue after 299E big-rig rollover

UPDATED: Saturday, Feb. 9, 1:30 p.m., With additional details and photographs. See original story and photos below. BELLA VISTA — Efforts to recover and remove a wrecked big-rig tractor-trailer that overturned in Bella Vista yesterday afternoon are continuing today, after recovery efforts had to be temporarily suspended last night due to snow and inclement weather conditions. The tractor-trailer combo, which […]

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CHINO: Four injured after chain-reaction collision

CHINO — A chain-reaction crash on the 60 Freeway in Chino Tuesday morning, July 10, caused a SigAlert to be issued for the area, while officials investigated the cause of the eight big-rig pile-up. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Heat suspected in death of Hemet man who died trying to walk home from hospital UPDATE: Speeding MV motorcyclist killed after losing […]

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MENIFEE: Winchester man, struck by big-rig while walking on freeway, dies

MENIFEE — A man walking in the lanes of traffic on I-215 near the Keller Road overpass was struck by a big-rig pulling a trailer, early Saturday morning, Jan. 20. The man died several hours after being rushed to a local hospital. The area where the early morning accident happened is along the border of Murrieta to the east and Menifee to […]

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DESERT CENTER: Three killed, one injured in fiery, three vehicle wreck involving two big-rigs

DESERT CENTER — Details are still emerging after three people died and a fourth person was injured in a fiery, multiple-vehicle crash involving two tractor-trailer, semi-trucks and another vehicle, Thursday, Oct. 26. The deadly, early morning crash happened on the eastbound Interstate 10, east of Eagle Mountain Road, in Desert Center. California Highway Patrol officers, firefighters and other emergency first responders […]

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WHITEWATER: Teen involved in solo-vehicle crash, killed when struck by big-rig driven by Murrieta resident

WHITEWATER — California Highway Patrol officials are investigating the cause of a deadly wreck involving a sedan, big-rig and a third car. The fatal accident happened yesterday evening, Thursday, Sept. 7. The crash was reported on Interstate 10, just east of the Interstate 111 overpass bridge, in the unincorporated community of Whitewater, according to CHP and Coroner’s officials. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s officials later identified 18-year-old, Daisy […]

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Overturned big-rig forces I-215 closure

A big-rig carrying a full load of produce jack-knifed and overturned on the 215 Freeway between Van Buren and Harley Knox Boulevards, Monday, March 6. The multiple-vehicle, rollover accident, that happened between Riverside and Moreno Valley near March Air Reserve Base, caused a SigAlert and forced the temporary closure of all southbound lanes and one northbound lane of traffic of the freeway. At […]

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BREAKING: SAN JACINTO: Traffic jammed after big-rig overturns on Ramona Expressway

SAN JACINTO – A second accident involving a tractor-trailer rollover on the same road happened this evening, Friday, Dec. 9. The accident happened at a curve on Ramona Expressway east of N. Warren Road. Wednesday’s rollover accident happened at the intersection of Ramona Expressway and N. Sanderson Avenue, less than two miles from where today’s big-rig rollover accident occurred. The […]

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