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Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Hemet, CA. – On Monday, April 1st, 2024, at approximately 2:14 PM, Hemet Police Communication Center began receiving multiple 9-1-1 calls in reference to a rollover traffic collision within the Echo Hill Estates, located at 1700 S. State Street. Officers arrived and located a black GMC Envoy which had obvious signs of being involved in a rollover collision. Further investigation revealed that the GMC was the only vehicle involved in the crash and the sole occupant of the vehicle had succumbed to his injuries prior to life saving measures being attempted.

The Hemet Police Department’s Traffic Bureau responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of the GMC had been traveling eastbound within the mobile estates and for an unknown reason accelerated, leaving the roadway. The identity of the deceased driver is being withheld pending family notification. No public roadways were closed related to this incident.

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Bicyclist Killed in Traffic Collision 

Hemet, California – On Saturday, January 13th, 2024, at approximately 6:30 PM officers from the Hemet Police Department responded to a traffic collision on San Jacinto Street near the intersection of El Nita Lane, in the City of Hemet. Upon arrival, first responders located a bicyclist trapped under a vehicle.  Life-saving measures were attempted but tragically, the bicyclist succumbed to his injuries after being transported to a nearby hospital.  The adult male’s identity is being withheld pending notification to his family.   Hemet Police Traffic Investigators responded and assumed the investigation. 

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Pedestrian Seriously Injured

Hemet, California – On Wednesday in the early morning hours of September 20th, 2023 at about 3:42 AM, officers from The Hemet Police Department responded to a possible traffic collision within the 600 block of N. State Street in the City of Hemet.  Officers on the scene discovered a collision had occurred involving a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. 

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Vehicle Collision Involving On-Duty Police Officer 

Hemet, Calif. – On Friday, July 14th, 2023, at approximately 9:17 pm, a traffic collision occurred on Florida Avenue near Gilmore Street in the City of Hemet. As a result of the crash, three children in their teens were injured, as well as an on-duty Hemet Police officer. The injuries range from minor to moderate, and all four injured parties were treated at an area hospital. 

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Collision

On Saturday, July 1st, 2023, at approximately 12:56 AM, officers from the Hemet Police Department responded to a traffic collision on Florida Avenue near Harvard Street in the City of Hemet. Hemet Police Officers, Hemet Fire Department, and American Medical Response (AMR) arrived on scene and discovered a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Public safety personnel immediately attempted life-saving measures, but the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries.

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Passenger Killed in Traffic Collision

Hemet, Calif. — On Monday, February 6, 2023, at about 3:41 pm, the Hemet Police Dispatch Center began receiving calls about a traffic collision that had just occurred in the intersection of Cawston Ave. and Devonshire Ave. in the City of Hemet. The initial callers reported that two vehicles were involved and that at least two people were unconscious. Hemet Police and Fire Department units immediately responded to the location.

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

 Motorist Dies in Fatal Traffic Collision 

On Friday, January 27, 2023, at approximately 9:36 pm, Hemet Police Officers responded to a major injury traffic collision near the intersection of Florida Avenue and Acacia Avenue. Officers arrived and located a gray Toyota Corolla off the south roadway edge of Florida Avenue and gray Toyota Tacoma within the eastbound lanes of Florida Avenue.

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and a time to put safety in the driver’s seat. The Hemet Police Department will be actively looking for drivers throughout the month who are in violation of the state’s hands-free cell phone law.

Shooting Homicide Investigation

Hemet, Calif. — On Sunday, March 24, 2024, at approximately 4:51 p.m., the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received several calls reference a shooting in the 1300 block of West Fruitvale Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and located two female adult victims suffering from gunshot wounds.  Officers began providing medical aid for both victims prior to them being transported to a local hospital.  Unfortunately, one victim ultimately succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.