Murrieta: Woman Killed in Thursday Morning Car Accident

The Victim was Airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center but Died Thursday Afternoon

Murrierta City Police and Fire personnel were called to an accident at Hancock Avenue and Ridgewood Road around 8:49 a.m Thursday morning. A woman was  rear-ended in her gray vehicle which was struck by a white SUV.

Two Fire engines, a truck and a battalion chief responded to the scene form Murrieta Fire and Rescue. The cars were so badly damaged that crews needed to  use the jaws of life to cut out the drivers involved in the accident. Both drivers were extracted and transported to the Hospital.

The unidentified woman was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda. She died of her injuries on  Thursday afternoon. The cause of the accident is under investigation;

Photos Courtesy of  Joe Fanaselle