Menifee Man Killed in Winchester Accident on Highway 79
Winchester, California (May 4, 2022) – A man was killed after his car lost control and collided with a pickup truck in Winchester on Tuesday afternoon.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened at around 1:30 p.m. on Highway 79, also known as Winchester Road.
A 23-year-old Menifee man was driving a BMW northbound at a high rate of speed when his car went out of control and veered off the road before re-entering the two-lane road sideways.
The BMW was then struck by a southbound pickup truck driven by a 44-year-old San Bernardino man.
The Menifee man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The pickup truck driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital.
CHP said speed was a factor in the crash.
The accident remains under investigation.
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