Beaumont: Wrong Way DUI Driver Causes Multiple-Vehicle Crash

BEAUMONT —  A wrong-way driver was suspected of causing a multiple-vehicle crash in Beaumont on Thursday, February 01 at about 5:50 p.m. The driver, a 51 year old woman from San Jacinto, entered the SR-79 northbound in the southbound lanes colliding head on with a Chevy. The crash caused a chain reaction crash of another…

Mountain Center: Head On Collision with Truck Injures Two

MOUNTAIN CENTER — Two people were hurt when a big rig and silver SUV collided Saturday, January 27 on Highway 74 near Mountain Center, in the Idyllwild National Forest, authorities said. It was reported about 7:15 p.m., Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman Jody Hagemann said. Firefighters had to use the jaws of life to free one…

Hemet: Early Morning Fire Destroys Abandoned Home

HEMET: Flames damaged an abandoned house in Hemet today but no one was injured, authorities said. The fire was reported at 3:15 a.m. on the 700 block of North State Street, Hemet Fire Department Battalion Chief James Majchrzak said. The flames were in a covered breeze way of the boarded up house and firefighters had…

Jurupa Valley: Fire at Recycling Center Prompts Heavy Response

JURUPA VALLEY – On November 29,2017 at 2:05 a.m. Cal Fire Riverside County responded to a commercial fire at a recycling center at the intersection of Wilson Street and Brown Avenue. Arriving crews located a large timber pile engulfed in fire that could be seen for miles. Firefighters initiated a heavy attack on the fire…

Hemet: Two Dead and One Injured in Major Crash

HEMET – A suspected drunken driver was speeding through streets in Hemet at up to 100 miles per hour moments before he ran a stop sign and slammed into cross traffic, killing the driver and his female passenger. Two people in a Dodge truck hit by the speeding Volkswagen survived. Police were called just before 2…

San Jacinto: Head on Collision Leaves Two Dead, Two Injured

SAN JACINTO — On Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at about 4:30 p.m. two people were killed and another two seriously injured in a head on collision that happened on Ramona Expressway, west of Warren Road, just outside the city of San Jacinto. Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner officials later identified one of the two drivers killed in the…