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Murrieta Fatal Car Crash Winchester Road Near Briggs Road

Murrieta Fatal Car Crash Winchester Road Near Briggs Road

Murrieta crash Winchester Road

1 Killed in Murrieta Car Crash on Winchester Road Near Briggs Road

MURRIETA, CA (August 13, 2021) – A car crash killed one person and injured several others on Winchester Road in Murrieta.

According to an article published by My News LA, the tragic accident took place on Thursday afternoon. Officers reported the wreck on August 12 at about 2:20 p.m.

The incident began when a Nissan Altima was going north on Winchester Road in Murrieta. At the same time, a Chevrolet Camaro was traveling behind a Toyota Tacoma on the southbound Winchester.

For an unknown reason, the Nissan drifted into oncoming traffic and then hit the pickup truck. The Chevrolet and a Kia Sorrento slammed into the Toyota and Altima.

Several People Injured in Chain-Reaction Crash

Police said the four vehicles collided just south of Briggs Road. Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived and pronounced the man driving the Camaro dead at the scene.

The male motorist in the Nissan sustained major injuries as a result of the collision. Medical personnel rushed him to a hospital and listed him in critical condition.

Officials also treated the drivers of the other cars involved for the minor injuries they sustained in the wreck. The names of the deceased and wounded parties have not been yet released.

Meanwhile, officers forced a stretch of Winchester Road to shut down for hours following the collision. The cause of the fatal Murrieta crash is still under investigation.

Anyone with information can call the police at 951-461-6306.

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