Press Releases

Southwest Station

Posted on: February 16, 2024

Fatal Traffic Collision

Vector Star 80 x93

Riverside County Sheriff-Press Release

Reporting Deputy: Sergeant William Pratt

File: TE240470154

Details:

On February 16, 2024, at about 4:44 p.m., deputies from the Southwest Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of a major injury traffic collision near Rancho California Road and Margarita Road in the city of Temecula. Deputies located a vehicle versus motorcycle collision where the sole rider of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Accident Investigators from the Southwest Sheriff’s Station responded to the scene and assumed the investigation, which is ongoing. The preliminary investigation revealed the SUV made a left turn out of a nearby business and collided with the motorcycle. The driver of the SUV was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. It is unknown if alcohol and/or drugs played a role in this collision.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Deputy Ott of the Southwest Sheriff’s Station at 951–696–3000 or the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office at 951–776–1099.

For media inquiries regarding this incident please contact the Media Information Bureau.

See Something Say Something Submit an Anonymous Tip

Join RSO PR Footer If you are interested in a career with us, please apply at joinrso.org

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Southwest Station

Vector Star 80 x93

Major Injury Traffic Collision

Posted on: March 21, 2024 | Last Modified on: August 2, 2022
Vector Star 80 x93

DUI Checkpoint Results

Posted on: March 16, 2024
Vector Star 80 x93

Homicide Investigation

Posted on: March 11, 2024
Vector Star 80 x93

Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation

Posted on: March 10, 2024