DUI driver arrested after mowing down Highgrove gas station sign, pump

HIGHGROVE, Calif. — A man who lost control of his vehicle and knocked down a gas station sign before plowing into a pump, knocking the pump from its foundation and causing a fuel spill, was later arrested after he was determined to have been driving while intoxicated late last night, Sunday, Jan. 17. The minor injury, solo-vehicle traffic accident happened at […]

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Pit maneuver, rollover crash with one ejected, ends 100 mph pursuit

MEAD VALLEY, Calif. — Three men, including one who was ejected, were hospitalized at the end of a dangerous, high-speed pursuit of a stolen pickup truck Tuesday, Jan. 12. The chase ended when a CHP officer utilized a pursuit intervention (PIT) maneuver near Lake Mathews. The chase lasted more than an hour and began on the eastbound 60 Freeway west […]

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Hemet man, 24, killed in Valle Vista four-vehicle head-on wreck

VALLE VISTA, Calif. — Officials today are continuing to investigate the cause of a four-vehicle chain-reaction crash that left one person dead and three others injured in Valle Vista Saturday afternoon, Jan. 9. The deadly accident, which according to witnesses was possibly caused by speeding and reckless driving, happened on Ramona Expressway/Mountain Avenue, about 400 feet north of Cedar Avenue. […]

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Mother of four dead after Perris DUI wreck that critically injured children

PERRIS, Calif. — A mother of four has died after she and her four children were involved in a head-on, rollover crash involving two vehicles in Perris early New Year’s Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31. Officials have said a total of six people were hospitalized after the collision and that the driver who caused the crash was later arrested for DUI […]

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Jack-knifed big-rig on SR-89 near Burney leads to overnight confusion, traffic delays

UPDATED: Thursday, Jan. 7, 6 p.m., With traffic condition update and other information. BURNEY, Calif. — A tractor-trailer combo that jack-knifed and crashed in heavy fog along SR-89 overnight led to multiple calls and confusion about the big-rig’s location, as well as an hours-long citizen-led search for its driver throughout the early morning hours today, Thursday, Jan. 7. The accident […]

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Woman, 26, ID’d after deadly Perris wreck involving big-rig

UPDATED: Saturday, Jan. 2, 3:35 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. Originally Published: Thursday, Dec. 31, 1:32 p.m. PERRIS, Calif. — Authorities say a woman was killed after a two-vehicle crash involving a passenger vehicle and tractor-trailer combo in Perris Wednesday morning, Dec. 30. The accident led to a lengthy rescue operation after the victim’s car crashed into the big-rig’s […]

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2 children, 1 adult critical, 3 others hospitalized after Perris DUI wreck

PERRIS, Calif. — Two juveniles and one adult were critically injured in a two-vehicle, head-on, rollover crash in Perris that sent three others to area hospitals with serious injuries early New Year’s Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31. Officials say one of the involved drivers was under the influence and was arrested for DUI after the major-injury collision, which happened in the […]

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Victim ID’d after car ripped in half on SR-60 Christmas morning

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — CHP says intoxicated driving is suspected after a solo-vehicle wreck in Moreno Valley that killed a man Christmas morning, Dec. 25. There were no known witnesses to the deadly accident, which happened sometime during the overnight hours along the eastbound SR-60, about a half-mile east of Moreno Beach Drive. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Teen remains critical, unresponsive, […]

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Teen remains critical, unresponsive, after Christmas day hit and run

UPDATED: Monday, Dec. 28, 11:30 a.m., With additional details. HEMET, Calif. — A 16-year-old girl who was left for dead on the side of the road by a driver who fled the scene after running her and her boyfriend down on Christmas remains hospitalized and in critical condition today. Authorities are continuing to search for the person responsible for the […]

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Corona man, 54, ID’d after fiery wreck

CORONA, Calif. — A man was killed in a fiery, single-vehicle wreck after an SUV crashed into a tree and pole outside a business in the 19900 block of Temescal Canyon Road, between Tom Barnes and Coronita streets, in an unincorporated area of Corona early Sunday evening, Dec. 13. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Two women dead, third injured after Hemet […]

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