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Portion of Highway 74 to open for limited travel this weekend

MOUNTAIN CENTER - A stretch of state Route 74 between Hemet and Mountain Center that was severely damaged during the Valentine's Day storm will be opened to limited travel this weekend, Caltrans announced. The 15-mile segment of... — Updated 4/19/2019 Full story

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Two injured in tourist bus fire in I-15

TEMECULA - Two people were injured when a tour bus caught fire early in the morning of Sunday, April 21 on Interstate 15 in Temecula, fire officials said. The fire was reported at 2:26 a.m. on the northbound side of the freeway,... — Updated 4/22/2019


Trash truck flips on the 215 freeway in Menifee

MENIFEE - Witnesses said a trash truck traveling northbound on Interstate 215 south of Newport Road flipped over multiple times before coming to rest on its side on the right-hand shoulder at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, April 23. The... — Updated 4/23/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News

Crews working only daytime hours at Scott Road, I-215 project

MENIFEE - The city of Menifee updated the progress on the Scott Road/Interstate 215 Construction project and reported that no nighttime work or freeway closures are planned for... — Updated 4/17/2019 Full story


Two injured in two-vehicle collision in Perris

PERRIS - One person was freed from the wreckage of a two-vehicle crash in Perris on Thursday, April 18. Firefighters responded about 12:30 a.m. to the crash scene at the intersection of San Jacinto Avenue and Dunlap Drive, where... — Updated 4/18/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

CHP sergeant killed after being struck by car on freeway, suspect arrested

LAKE ELSINORE - A veteran California Highway Patrol motorcycle sergeant was struck and killed by a car on Interstate 15 near Lake Elsinore on Saturday, April 6, and the driver was... — Updated 4/16/2019 Full story


One person killed in crash near Hemet

HEMET - One person was killed in a crash at an intersection in an unincorporated county area east of Hemet on Saturday, April 6. The crash was reported just before 10:30 a.m. at Soboba Street and Whittier Avenue, an intersection... — Updated 4/6/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Menifee woman killed in Rainbow wreck

MENIFEE - A Menifee woman was killed Saturday, April 6 in a single-car crash off Interstate 15 in Rainbow, an official said. The 73-year-old woman from the Sun City area of Menifee was driving a Chevrolet Aveo north on I-15 when,... — Updated 4/7/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News

Motorcyclist killed in Ortega Highway crash

LAKE ELSINORE - A motorcyclist was fatally injured on Sunday, April 7 when his vehicle crashed with a car near Lake Elsinore, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash happened just after 3 p.m. on Ortega Highway, about 2... — Updated 4/8/2019 Full story

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Motorist seriously injured in Menifee crash

MENIFEE - A motorist was seriously injured on Tuesday, April 9 in a rollover crash in Menifee that left the victim briefly trapped inside his vehicle. The crash happened about 3:40 p.m. at the intersection of Derby Hill Drive and... — Updated 4/9/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Rock slide prompts partial closure of Highway 74 near Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE - A rock slide on the Ortega (74) Highway just west of Lake Elsinore prompted a partial closure of the two-lane corridor, causing major traffic disruptions on Wednesday, April 10. "It's a nightmare for people... — Updated 4/10/2019

 By City News Service    News

Partial closure of Ortega Highway near Lake Elsinore to continue into weekend

LAKE ELSINORE - Repair work on the Ortega (74) Highway just west of Lake Elsinore where a rock slide damaged the corridor got underway today, but the highway will remain partially closed going into the weekend, meaning ongoing... — Updated 4/11/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Seven injured in three-vehicle crash near Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE - A three-vehicle crash prompted a full closure of the southbound Interstate 15 just north of Lake Elsinore on Saturday, March 30 and resulted in injuries to seven people. The crash was reported at 4:16 p.m. south of... — Updated 3/31/2019 Full story


Route east of Temecula to be partially closed for repairs April 3-4

TEMECULA - A two-mile stretch of Highway 79 on the east end of Temecula will be partially closed Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4 for repairs, and motorists traveling the two-lane corridor are advised to prepare for delays... — Updated 4/3/2019 Full story

 By Jeff Pack    News

Report: SUV collides with concrete pillar on I-15, killing the driver

MURRIETA - The California Highway Patrol reported that a fiery crash on Interstate 15 killed at least one person in a solo vehicle accident that was first reported at 11:27 a.m. Thursday, March 21. According to a report from the... — Updated 3/22/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Driver dies after crashing during drag race at Soboba Resort

SAN JACINTO - A driver was killed on Friday, March 22 after crashing during a drag race in San Jacinto. It happened about 2:45 p.m. on the dirt track in the 23300 block of Soboba Road, the California Highway Patrol said.... — Updated 3/28/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Road closed between MoVal and San Jacinto after sinkhole develops

SAN JACINTO - A nearly six-mile stretch of Gilman Springs Road between San Jacinto and Moreno Valley was shut down on Tuesday, March 26 because a car-sized sinkhole opened up on one side of the corridor. The massive hole appeared... — Updated 3/26/2019 Full story


Closure planned on freeway connector in Corona

CORONA - A transition ramp connecting the Riverside (91) Freeway to the Corona (71) Expressway will be shut down on Thursday, March 28 so that Caltrans crews can make repairs to traffic monitors. The closure of the eastbound 91... — Updated 3/27/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Motorcyclist crashes during suspected road rage on highway near Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE - A motorcyclist crashed on Wednesday, March 27 on the Ortega (74) Highway west of Lake Elsinore during a possible act of road rage aimed at the driver of a sedan, according to the California Highway Patrol. The... — Updated 3/27/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Three people killed, one injured in head-on crash in Perris

PERRIS - Three people were killed and one person was hurt in a fiery head-on crash Saturday, March 16 in Perris, authorities said. The crash involving two pickup trucks took place a... — Updated 3/16/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Two motorcyclists seriously injured on Ortega Highway

LAKE ELSINORE - Two motorcyclists crashed on Ortega Highway, were seriously injured and had to be airlifted to a hospital on Sunday, March 17, the Riverside County Fire Department said. The crash occurred just after 10 a.m. on... — Updated 3/18/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Man struck, killed while crossing highway near Canyon Lake

CANYON LAKE - A pedestrian was struck and killed while crossing a four-lane highway just north of Canyon Lake, by a motorist who remains at large on Wednesday, Maarch 20 authorities said. The hit-and-run happened about 8 p.m.... — Updated 3/20/2019 Full story


Lane closure planned for Scott Road in Menifee

MENIFEE - The right lane on westbound Scott Road, just east of Antelope Road, will be closed from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Thursday, March 21, weather permitting. The left lane will remain open and access into the shopping center will... — Updated 3/20/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Motorist dies in Elsinore crash involving street sweeper

LAKE ELSINORE - A woman was killed on Friday, March 8 when her SUV plowed into a street sweeper in Lake Elsinore. The collision happened about 3:35 a.m. on state Route 74, between Ardenwood Way and Rosetta Canyon Drive, according... — Updated 3/8/2019 Full story

 By Jeff Pack    News

Tractor trailer rolls off side of I-15 in Wildomar

WILDOMAR - The California Highway Patrol reported that a dirt hauler tractor-trailer ended up 50-feet down the side of an embankment on Monday, March 11 and ended up on its roof near Bundy Canyon Drive on southbound Interstate 15.... — Updated 3/11/2019 Full story


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