Fatal Menifee Crash Interstate 215 Freeway, McCall Boulevard

Deadly, Solo Crash on the I-215 Freeway in Menifee

 Fatal Menifee Crash Interstate 215 Freeway, McCall BoulevardMENIFEE, Calif. (Aug. 1, 2022) —  A fatal Menifee crash happened Monday on the Interstate 215 Freeway, just north of McCall Boulevard in Riverside County.

A 22-year-old Riverside man died and his father, a 46-year-old Riverside man, suffered minor injuries.

The collision occurred about 5:54 a.m. on August 1st, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The two were riding in a Toyota T100 pickup truck that reportedly overturned onto its side on the center median the southbound Escondido Freeway also known as the Interstate 215 Freeway.

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Apparently, the pickup truck was traveling in the fast lane near a big rig truck that was hauling large round pipes. The larger truck was in the No. 2 lane when it suddenly got a flat tire on its left front tire, according to the Riverside Press Enterprise.  The 46-year-old man driving the pickup attempted to avoid a collision with the big rig truck and swerved towards the center median of the freeway. However, he reportedly lost control of the pickup and it overturned twice before ending up in the No. 3 lane.

Investigators are working on the case and will determine fault for the Menifee 215 Freeway crash.

Johnson Attorneys Group does not represent any of the parties mentioned above. Furthermore, Johnson Attorneys Group has no intention to represent any of the parties discussed. We hope this news information is timely and helpful. However, if you would like to contribute any information or have legal questions, please contact us as soon as possible. Our law firm is a proud, longtime supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD).

— Source: CHP dispatch report; Updated with the Riverside Press Enterprise

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