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Man struck, killed after crossing highway to save dog

MENIFEE - A 25-year-old man was struck and killed as he crossed a four-lane highway in Menifee to coax a loose dog out of traffic, authorities said on Friday, Feb. 15. Abel Soto of Corona was hit about 5:20 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14... — Updated 2/16/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News 

Car fire on southbound Interstate 15 in Temecula slows traffic

TEMECULA - A black BMW that began smoking and then became fully engulfed in flames just after noon caused traffic on southbound Interstate 15 to come to a grinding halt on... — Updated 2/20/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News 

Sinkhole closes part of Alta Murrieta Drive in Murrieta

MURRIETA - The Murrieta Police Department announced on social media that Alta Murrieta Drive is closed between Murrieta Hot Springs Road and Rockcrest Drive due to a large sinkhole... — Updated 2/20/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News 

Water main break on Newport Road reported, EMWD expects to repair it overnight

MENIFEE - The City of Menifee reported Wednesday, Feb. 20 on social media that Newport Road, between Menifee and Antelope roads, was experiencing a water main break that was... — Updated 2/20/2019 Full story

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Motorcyclist, 72, dies after crash in De Luz

DE LUZ - A 72-year-old motorcyclist was fatally injured on Wednesday, Feb. 20 when he lost control of his bike and crashed on a street just west of Temecula, authorities said on... — Updated 2/21/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News 

Snow conditions on Ortega Highway causes closure by CalTrans

LAKE ELSINORE - CalTrans announced at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 that State Route 74 - otherwise known as the Ortega Highway - was closed due to snow conditions on the roadway.... — Updated 2/21/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News

Work on Railroad Canyon Road continues

LAKE ELSINORE - Weekend work is planned for the Railroad Canyon Road Widening Project from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. Crews will be on site grading and doing what they can to prepare for potential rainfall to protect the... — Updated 2/9/2019 Full story

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Four injured in crash on State Route 74

ANZA - Four people were injured, two of them seriously, when a vehicle smashed into a tree and overturned on State Route 74 on Sunday, Feb. 10. The crash was reported at 8:37 a.m. on the eastbound side of the highway, near Apple... — Updated 2/10/2019 Full story

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Boy struck by vehicle in San Jacinto, dies in hospital

SAN JACINTO - A boy died after being run over by a vehicle in San Jacinto, authorities said. Deputies responded at 3:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11 to the 300 block of East Third Street and a preliminary investigation determined a man... — Updated 2/12/2019 Full story


Hemet boy struck by hit-and-run driver near middle school

HEMET - A Hemet boy was struck by a hit-and-run driver while walking to school on Wednesday, Feb. 6, and investigators asked for the public's help in identifying the motorist. The youth, whose injuries were said to be... — Updated 2/6/2019 Full story

 By Jeff Pack    News

Two people seriously injured after being hit by truck in Temecula

TEMECULA - Two people were transported by ambulance in serious condition after being hit by a truck who didn't see them in the Morgan Hill area of Temecula at around 8:30 p.m.... — Updated 1/25/2019 Full story

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Two injured while off-roading

TEMESCAL VALLEY - Two off-road riders were injured early Sunday, Jan. 27 in the Horsethief Canyon area. The injuries were reported at 1:44 a.m. in the hills above Broken Bit Circle, just off Horsethief Canyon Road, about three... — Updated 1/27/2019 Full story

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Woman killed in suspected DUI crash in Menifee

MENIFEE - Authorities identified a passenger who was killed in a crash on Sunday, Jan. 27 in Menifee involving an allegedly impaired driver. Cindy Oropeza Soto, 25, of Hemet was fatally injured Sunday morning in the rollover wreck... — Updated 1/28/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News

Cyclist injured at Vail Lake Village Resort

TEMECULA - CalFire Riverside reported Tuesday, Jan. 29 that a bicyclist was seriously injured while trail riding at Vail Lake Village Resort on Highway 79 east of Temecula. The patient was flown by air ambulance to an area... — Updated 1/30/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Anza

ANZA - A motocross rider was seriously injured on Wednesday, Jan. 30 in Anza. Cal Fire Riverside crews were dispatched to the 50100 block of Highway 371 about 10:15 a.m., and the unidentified rider was airlifted to a hospital. The... — Updated 1/30/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

Man killed, woman seriously injured in two-car collision near San Jacinto

SAN JACINTO - A 72-year-old man killed in a head-on crash just north of San Jacinto drove into opposing traffic lanes, triggering the wreck that left the other motorist seriously injured, authorities said on Wednesday, Jan. 30.... — Updated 1/31/2019 Full story

 By Jeff Pack    News

One killed, another injured in fiery crash near San Jacinto

SAN JACINTO - One person was killed and another seriously injured on Wednesday, Jan. 30 in a head-on collision at about 11 a.m. just north of San Jacinto involving a... — Updated 1/31/2019 Full story


CHP prepares to tackle DUI on Super Bowl Sunday

SACRAMENTO – On Sunday, Feb. 3, football fans will join with friends and family to watch Super Bowl LIII. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to remind motoris... — Updated 1/31/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

One person seriously injured in multi-vehicle crash

LAKE ELSINORE - One person was seriously injured in a crash that involved two motorcycles, an SUV and a sedan on State Route 74 in the Santa Ana Mountains on Sunday, Jan. 20. The crash was reported at 2:16 p.m. just south of... — Updated 1/21/2019 Full story

 By Jeff Pack    News

One dead, three injured in Murrieta crash

MURRIETA - One woman was killed and two adult women and a juvenile were injured in an injury traffic collision at around 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 at Whitewood and Baxter roads in... — Updated 1/23/2019 Full story

 By Jeff Pack    News

Lake Elsinore Police conduct collision factor enforcement operation

LAKE ELSINORE - The Lake Elsinore Police Department reported on Thursday, Jan. 24 the results of a special enforcement operation the department conducted on Wednesday, Jan. 23 in an effort to reduce fatal traffic collisions in the... — Updated 1/24/2019 Full story

 By City News Service    News

One dead, two injured in two-vehicle crash in Hemet

HEMET (CNS) - One person was killed and two others injured in a two-vehicle crash in Hemet, authorities said. Firefighters responded just after 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11 to Highway 74, just west of the Cranston Fire Station, and... — Updated 1/12/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News

Road repairs in Hemet to close lanes

Hemet – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will start emergency culvert repairs on State Route 74 (SR-74) at Warren Road in Hemet on Monday, Jan. 14 and continue through Friday, Jan. 25. The No. 2 lane from... — Updated 1/12/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News

Lane closures expected in Lake Elsinore due to road widening project

LAKE ELSINORE - The City of Lake Elsinore announced that the Railroad Canyon Road Widening Project is underway and milling will begin on the roadway and Southern California Edison (SCE) will start the relocation of five power... — Updated 1/12/2019 Full story

 By Valley News Staff    News

Nighttime closures planned for Scott Road, I-215 interchange area

MENIFEE - The City of Menifee announced Monday, Jan. 14 nighttime closures planned for the Scott Road bridge, Interstate 215 lanes, and ramps starting Monday through Thursday... — Updated 1/14/2019 Full story


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