One person was killed and four others were injured Friday night, Jan. 24, in a multi-vehicle crash in Menifee.
The crash occurred on Railroad Canyon Road at Newport Road about 9:55 p.m., according to Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department.
One person died at the scene and two of the four injured persons had to be freed from the wrecked vehicles. The four patients suffered moderate injuries and were taken to a hospital, the department said.
All lanes of the road were blocked, and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department was investigating the cause of the crash.
The age, gender and name of the victim who was killed was not immediately disclosed.
FATALITY TRAFFIC COLLISION – Rptd 9:56 pm. Railroad Canyon Rd X Newport Rd in Menifee. 1 Chief, 3 Engines, 1 Truck, 14 Firefighters. Firefighters are on scene of a traffic collision w/multiple vehicles involved. #RailroadIncident
— CAL FIRE Riverside (@CALFIRERRU) January 25, 2020