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Fatal Traffic Collison



Sheriff-Coroner, Riverside County Press Release Dated 5/22/2018

On May 21, 2018, at 8:31 p.m., Lake Elsinore Police Officers and CalFire responded to a report of a traffic collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian on Lakeshore Drive near Adam Street, Lake Elsinore. Upon arriving, officers located a male with major injuries in the roadway. Despite life-saving efforts by Officers and paramedics, the pedestrain, a 54 year-old Lake Elsinore man, died at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was uninjured. The Traffic Reconstruction Team of the Lake Elsinore Police Department is conducting a full investigation to determine the cause of the collision. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in this collision. Both directions of Lakeshore Drive between Adam and Chaney were closed for about five hours during the initial on-scene investigation.

This is an ongoing investigation.  Anyone who may have information about this collision is encouraged to contact Officer Willow of the Lake Elsinore Police Department at (951) 245-3300.


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