Escondido man killed in solo Anza car crash

ANZA – An Escondido man was killed and another person suffered moderate injuries in a solo vehicle crash in Anza, authorities said Monday, Aug. 29. The fatally injured man, whose name was withheld pending notification of his family, died at the scene of the crash at 11:30 p.m. Sunday on Coyote Canyon Road, about 1 mile […]

CHP and Riverside County Sheriffs arrest suspected felon near Anza

CHP and Riverside County Sheriffs arrest suspected felon near Anza

California Highway Patrol officers and Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies investigating a suspicious vehicle and trailer on the side of Highway 371 just north of Anza arrested this suspected felon for alleged possession of a firearm and towed his SUV and trailer backed into a grove of trees on a turnout. Details of the arrest were […]

CHP to offer ‘Smart Start’ driver safety class

CHP to offer ‘Smart Start’ driver safety class

TEMECULA – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be conducting a “Start Smart” driver safety class for local teenagers and their parents/guardians. Start Smart is specifically geared toward the reduction of collisions and injuries involving teen drivers. Start Smart addresses traffic safety issues that directly affect new drivers in a way no other program does. […]

3 retired CHP officers and others assist driver after solo-vehicle rollover accident in Anza

3 retired CHP officers and others assist driver after solo-vehicle rollover accident in Anza

ANZA – Three retired California Highway Patrol officers and three good Samaritans assisted at the scene of a single-vehicle, rollover traffic collision on State Highway 371. The accident occurred on Saturday, Mar. 19., near Bridle Path and Ivan Road, in the unincorporated community of Anza. The accident happened about one mile east of the Cahuilla Casino. […]

Solo-vehicle rollover traffic accident in Aguanga sends two to hospital with major injuries

AGUANGA – A single-vehicle rollover traffic collision sent two people to the hospital with major injuries on Monday, Jan. 25, according to CHP officials. The accident occurred on State Route 371 just East of Wilson Valley Road, in the unincorporated community of Aguanga, according to Officer Mike Lassig, press information officer for CHP. At about […]

Idyllwild: Motorist dies in wreck on mountain highway

UPDATE: Jan. 22 3:45 p.m. IDYLLWILD  – An 80-year-old man was killed today in a rollover crash near Idyllwild. The victim, a Pomona resident whose name was not immediately released, died at the scene of the 9:20 a.m. accident on state Route 243, near Round Robin Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officer Darren Meyer said the […]

Motorist injured in two-car collision

AGUANGA – A motorist was injured today in a two-car collision in Aguanga that flipped one of the vehicles onto its roof. The crash happened about 11:30 a.m. on Sage Road, near Benton Road, about six miles east of Winchester, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. Crews pried the driver out of the vehicle that overturned. The […]

CHP Fourth of July anti-DUI campaign begins Friday

RIVERSIDE – Don’t drink and drive, speed or text – but keep your seatbelt on – while driving in Riverside County or anywhere else this Fourth of July weekend, because the California Highway Patrol will be out in force beginning today. Beginning at 6 p.m., the CHP will initiate its “maximum enforcement” campaign, during which all available officers will […]