TEMECULA — A child died and seven other people were injured in a crash in Temecula on Sunday.
The collision happened at 6:25 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 79 and Anza Road, according to the Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department.
#AnzaIC [UPDATE] 7:45 pm – Updated patient information: 1 pediatric patient perished at the scene prior to arrival. 3 pediatric patients with serious injuries, 1 adult with serious injuries, 3 adults with moderate injuries. All patients have been transported to local hospitals.
— CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department (@CALFIRERRU) July 25, 2022
Anza Road was temporarily closed in both directions near the intersection with Highway 79, the department reported, adding the California Highway Patrol was investigating.
Photos from the scene showed at least two vehicles — a pickup truck and another vehicle — had collided.