A 75-year-old Menifee resident succumbed to his injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Wednesday evening at about 7:17 p.m. at the intersection of Rockport Road and Laguna Vista Drive. The accident was observed by a Menifee police officer, who notified dispatch and immediately began assessing the pedestrian’s injuries.
According to the Menifee Police Department, the initial investigation determined a vehicle had stopped at the stop sign of westbound Rockport Road and Laguna Vista Drive. Upon traveling west through the intersection to the opposing side, the vehicle struck the pedestrian, who was traveling north in the crosswalk, knocking him to the ground.
The pedestrian sustained severe head trauma and was transported to Inland Valley Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries. The driver, identified by police as a 59-year-old resident of Menifee, remained at the scene and cooperated throughout the investigation. The intersection remained closed for several hours.
The primary cause of the collision is still under investigation. There is no suspected alcohol or drugs involved at this time. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Sgt. Bloch at 951-723-1565 or mblochmenifeepolice.org, or call the police department’s traffic hotline at 951-723-1690.
No spam, notifications only about local news stories.
The Canyon Lake Senior Chair Volleyball Club invites residents ages 50 and better to join them on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 to 11 a.m. at the lodge. Games are
Canyon Lake resident and former police officer Frank Opp and his son, Trevor, are gearing up for the 22nd Annual Santa Claus Ride on December 24. This annual event benefitting
Hell’s Kitchen Motorsports Bar and Grill invites the community to its inaugural Holiday Craft Fair on Sunday, December 4, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its new location at
The firefighters of Canyon Lake Fire Station 1 kicked off the holiday season with the lighting of the fire station on November 25. The station is decorated with lights, projectors,
Canyon Lake Insider is an independent online news media platform that serves as a vital source of information for the Canyon Lake Community.
© 2022 Canyon Lake Insider. All rights reserved.