Injuries Sustained in Winchester Car Accident on Highway 79 near Construction Road
Winchester, California (January 1, 2020) – Injuries were reported in a multi-vehicle crash in the unincorporated area of Winchester Wednesday afternoon, according to a report by the California Highway Patrol.
The CHP said the accident happened at around 3:20 p.m. on Highway 79 near Construction Road, just east of Diamond Valley Lake.
As per the report, four vehicles collided for unknown reasons on Highway 79.
Emergency crews responded to the scene to help those who were injured in the crash. The extent of the injuries was not immediately known.
Three tow trucks were dispatched to the scene to remove the damaged vehicles.
As of 3:27 p.m., all lanes of the highway were closed as the investigation and cleanup took place.
Further details regarding the crash were not immediately provided.
An investigation into the accident is underway.