UPDATE: Romoland woman, 29, ID’d after deadly 5-vehicle crash in Menifee

UPDATED: Sunday, Aug. 8, 12:35 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. Originally Published: Sunday, Aug. 1, 10:30 a.m. MENIFEE, Calif., — Authorities say a woman was killed and another victim was hospitalized after a five-vehicle rollover crash in the Menifee area Thursday evening, July 29. Although a woman was detained at the scene on suspicion of DUI and reckless driving, […]

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Hemet shooting leads to murder, kidnap charges

HEMET, Calif. — Authorities say a man was arrested after reports of a shooting that left another man dead in an unincorporated area of Hemet Thursday morning, March 18. The fatal incident happened at a residence with a large property in the 40500 block of Newport Road, east of State Street LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Impairment suspected in deadly I-215 crash […]

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UPDATE: Menifee motorcyclist, 36, ID’d after deadly crash

UPDATED: Wednesday, March 10, 2:05 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. MENIFEE, Calif. — A local motorcyclist was killed in a two-vehicle collision in Menifee Monday evening, May 8. The deadly accident, which forced the hours-long closure of Newport Road, happened between Bradley and Winterhawk roads, according to officials. Area resident Jay Soto, who said the fatal crash happened directly […]

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DUI suspected after deadly Hemet crash that killed local man, 58

UPDATED: Sunday, Feb. 28, 3 p.m., With additional witness statements, photos.UPDATED: Sunday, Feb. 28, 4:30 p.m., With Hemet PD release of information.UPDATED: Sunday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., With addition of video from scene. HEMET, CALIF. — One person was killed and another was airlifted with serious injuries after a two-vehicle head-on crash in Hemet yesterday afternoon, Saturday, Feb. 28. Witnesses say […]

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Murrieta man’s second DUI kills Menifee man, 26

MENIFEE, Calif. — Authorities have arrested an allegedly intoxicated man whose license was already suspended for a previous DUI conviction, after the Murrieta resident plowed into the back of another vehicle last night, Tuesday, June 16 Although the suspect was uninjured in the collision, the tremendous impact caused a three-vehicle, chain reaction crash that killed a 26-year-old Menifee man, who […]

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UPDATE: More details emerge after sisters killed in Menifee crash that critically injured their mother

UPDATED: Sunday, Jan. 26, 2:50 p.m. See Original Story below. MENIFEE — A second victim has died after a three-vehicle wreck in Menifee that also critically injured the two sister’s mother Friday night, Jan. 24. According to the victims’ grieving family, the trio were returning home from their “weekly bingo run” when a speeding motorist plowed into the back of […]

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Speeding & DUI “possible factors” in fatal Menifee crash

MENIFEE — Details are beginning to emerge after a three vehicle crash in Menifee that left a local man dead Saturday morning, May 25. According to sheriff’s officials investigating the deadly crash, DUI and excessive speed are suspected as possible contributing factors in the collision, which happened at the intersection of Newport and Menifee roads. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials have […]

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Minor injuries after 3-vehicle, rollover Menifee crash

MENIFEE — Authorities are investigating a chain reaction, rollover traffic collision that happened in Menifee this morning, Friday, Jan 5. The minor-injury crash, which left one vehicle upside down on its roof and sent one person to the hospital, happened at the intersection of Newport and Evans roads. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Not guilty plea after Menifee road rage […]

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SJ man killed in Menifee motorcycle crash ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2:45 p.m. See original story below. MENIFEE — Officials have identified a man who died after a Menifee rollover traffic collision between a motorcycle and passenger vehicle late Monday evening. The deadly crash, which left two others with minor injuries, happened in the area of Newport and Menifee roads Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s officials identified today Marco […]

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Three juveniles injured after off-road vehicle flips in Menifee field

MENIFEE —┬áThree teenage girls were hospitalized after a rollover accident involving an off-road vehicle that overturned in a dirt field Saturday afternoon, Nov. 18. The accident happened southeast of Newport and Briggs Roads in Menifee. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident about 4:17 p.m., after a frantic family member called 911 to report the accident. […]

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