Crushed between two trucks, one dead after Mead Valley crash

MEAD VALLEY, Calif. — One person was killed and two others were hospitalized after a multi-vehicle wreck involving a Riverside County Transportation Department vehicle Friday afternoon, Jan. 22. The fatal collision happened in the area of Harvill Avenue and Rider Street, west of Interstate 215, in Mead Valley, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: “Discarded in the trash”, infant […]

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Life-long Perris resident ID’d after fatally struck by car

UPDATED: Sunday, Jan. 24, 2 p.m. See Original Story below. PERRIS, Calif. — Grieving family members have identified 26-year-old, life-long Perris resident, Jesse Ray Lopez, as the pedestrian killed after he was struck by a car in Perris last Thursday evening, Jan. 21. The deadly accident, which happened around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Perris Boulevard and San Jacinto […]

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Fatally ejected, Homeland man ID’d after rollover crash

HOMELAND, Calif. — Authorities say a man was fatally ejected in a solo vehicle rollover accident early Saturday morning, Jan. 23. The deadly crash happened in the 32000 block of Highway 74, just west of White Avenue, according to California Highway Patrol and Cal Fire. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: “Discarded in the trash”, infant found dead in Perris Illegal passing […]

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“Go buy a lottery ticket … Now!” witness tells driver after Hemet wreck

HEMET, Calif. — A man escaped injury after losing control of his vehicle and careening into a telephone pole, before hitting a parked pickup truck around noon yesterday, Thursday, Jan. 21. The accident, which sheared the pole in half, destroyed the involved vehicle, and damaged the parked truck, happened on State Street south of Esplanade Avenue in Hemet.  LEADING THE […]

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Hemet man arrested after Moreno Valley DUI crash with ejection

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — A passenger was ejected and a driver was seriously injured when an allegedly intoxicated man ran a red light and plowed broadside into the victim’s vehicle in Moreno Valley Tuesday evening, Jan. 19. The driver who caused the collision, who did not have a valid driver’s license, was later arrested for driving under the influence, according […]

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San Jacinto pursuit ends with crash in Hemet

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — Authorities say a DUI-related pursuit that began in San Jacinto ended in Hemet when the intoxicated driver crashed into a sign outside an apartment complex and was taken into custody yesterday afternoon, Wednesday, Jan. 20. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Illegal passing ruled out after Gilman Springs crash that killed mother, injured children Gusty winds wreak havoc […]

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SR-299E crash leaves truck “buried in the trees” near Oak Run Rd

BELLA VISTA, Calif. — No injuries were reported after a pickup truck traveling on SR-299E went about 30 feet over the embankment and into the trees west of Oak Run Road yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, Jan. 19. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Man who attacked Redding Rite Aid employees arrested Three found dead inside Redding home, investigation continuing UPDATE: More details after Redding […]

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Laying in middle of San Jacinto roadway, person fatally run over

SAN JACINTO, Calif. —  Authorities say a person who was laying in the middle of a San Jacinto street was killed after a motorist ran them over early Monday morning, Jan. 18. The deadly accident happened in the area of N. State Street and Village at San Jacinto. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Mother killed, 3 children and other driver injured, after […]

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Illegal passing ruled out after Gilman Springs crash that killed mother, injured children

UPDATED: Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1049 p.m. See Original Story below. MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — Officials have identified a woman who was killed in a three-vehicle, head-on crash in an unincorporated area between Moreno Valley and San Jacinto yesterday morning, Tuesday, Jan. 19. According to CHP, the deadly accident happened on Gilman Springs Road, east of Alessandro Boulevard, when another driver […]

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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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