On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, deputies from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a traffic collision near the intersection of Bundy Canyon Rd and Christopher Lane, in the City of Wildomar.
Upon arrival, deputies learned a pedestrian was walking in the eastbound lane of Bundy Canyon Rd and was struck by a tractor trailer combination, also traveling east on Bundy Canyon Rd. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel.
The Lake Elsinore Station Traffic Reconstruction Team is conducting a full investigation into the cause of the collision. At this time, it is unknown if alcohol/drugs may be a factor in this collision. Bundy Canyon Rd, in both directions, was closed for approximately 5 hours during the investigation.
The identity of the pedestrian is being withheld, pending notification of next of kin.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with further information about the collision is encouraged to contact Deputy Hansen at the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station Department, (951) 245-3300.
Press Release Provided by the Riverside County Sheriffs Department