Fatal Head-on Crash in Perris on Highway 74, near 7th Street

 Fatal Head-on Crash in Perris on Highway 74, near 7th Street

2 Killed in 2-Vehicle Car Accident

PERRIS, Calif. (August 21, 2023) — A 20-year-old Lake Elsinore man and a 23-year-old Costa Mesa woman both died in a head-on Perris crash on Highway 74 (Fourth Street), between 7th Street and east of Navajo Road.

The two-vehicle collision occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 21st, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The young man was driving a 2008 Honda CRV eastbound on State Route 74 and reportedly veered across double yellow lanes into the path of a westbound Nissan Sentra driven by the woman, according to The Patch Lake Elsinore.

The two vehicles crashed head-on and both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene. There were no other injuries from the collision.

Authorities are investigating the collision to determine whether fatigue, drugs or alcohol played a role in the Perris crash on Highway 74.

The case remains under investigation by the CHP Temecula .

Also, the Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner will release the identities of both young drivers after relatives are notified.

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Source: CHP, The Patch

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