3 Dead in Lake Elsinore Car Accident on Highway 74
LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (Sept. 7, 2018) — Three people died in a head-on crash Friday afternoon on Highway 74 at Trellis Lane, according to the California Highway Patrol.
UPDATE: On Saturday, the Riverside coroner identified the names of the victims who died as: Tatiana Roach, 47, of Riverside. She was driving the gold-colored Honda. Claudia Goldstein, 51, and Janee Briscoe, 31, both of Temecula, were in a silver Nissan Versa sedan.
The crash was reported about 1:18 p.m. between the gold Honda and the silver Nissan Versa sedan. One of the vehicles was catching on fire after the collision and the vehicles were blocking traffic lanes.
Firefighters responded to the scene to help those who were hurt, but sadly all three people in the two vehicles died at the scene.
The cause of the collision and liability is under investigation by police.
Fatal Crash Investigation
The investigation into this tragic crash is underway.
We extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of those who died.
There are many steps that should be taken following a collision to ensure your legal rights are protected, but this can vary depending on the circumstances. If someone has died, a wrongful death claim may be pursued by surviving family members against those responsible and or their insurance companies. There are times when a government entity or an employer may share responsibility for an accident. All responsible parties can be identified during the investigation.
We hope you are able to get the help you need, but if you would like legal assistance, please call us at 855-703-4186 to request a free consultation.
Johnson Attorneys Group is a proud, long-time supporter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
ORIGINAL CHP DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00572 Type: Fatality Location: SR74 / Trellis Ln Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 33.709310 -117.319069
2:17 PM 18  1039 CO ROADS FOR HAD CLOSURE
2:15 PM 17  PUBLIC LINE CALLER W INQ’S RE INVD VEHS – RP GIVEN RSO PUBLIC #, OFF LL
2:13 PM 16  NEG RESP 10 OTA SEVERAL TIMES // 1039 AREA FOR SGT; THEY ADV TO CONT TRYING 10 OTA AND START CO ROADS
1:35 PM 15  LINE 41 – RSO 1097
1:34 PM 14  [Notification] [CHP]-RSO VIA LL – 1144 X3 – REQ CHP TO CONT , UNSURE IF CHP OR RSO HANDLE , ALSO REQ CHP CONT FOR 1184, REQ TO BE RECALLED W ETA [Shared]
1:31 PM 13  1039 RSO VIA LL INC: L57
1:28 PM 12  1039 RSO FOR BORDERLINE
1:21 PM 11  [Appended, 13:23:25]  [Appended, 13:22:06]  GRY 4D SED VS GLD SED
1:21 PM 10  [Appended, 13:23:25]  1039 CDF
1:21 PM 9  [Appended, 13:23:25]  [Appended, 13:22:06]  BLKING LNS
1:21 PM 8  BLKG LNS
1:20 PM 7  BRO SD VS SIL SD
1:20 PM 6  [Appended, 13:20:30]  VEH CATCHING FIRE
1:20 PM 5  [Appended, 13:23:25]  1125
1:20 PM 4  [Appended, 13:23:25]  SIL TOYT SEDAN VS UNK OTHER VEH
1:20 PM 3  [Appended, 13:23:25]  HEAD ON T/C
1:19 PM 2  [Appended, 13:23:25]  2 VEHS
1:18 PM 1  GLD HOND VS SIL VEH / HEAD ON TC – XFER CDF R – LOOKS BAD
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