At least one person was killed in a fiery single-car crash that left a vehicle overturned on the Escondido (15) Freeway in Perris, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash took place on the northbound 215 Freeway at Harley Knox Boulevard about 6:50 p.m., the CHP said.
Witnesses told responding CHP officers the vehicle slammed into a bridge before it overturned and caught fire.
There’s no word yet on the gender or age of the victim. The victim’s name will be withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The CHP temporarily closed all northbound lanes and issued a SigAlert at 7:10 p.m. The number 1 lane was later reopened.
No other injuries were reported.
The crash was being investigated by the CHP’s Riverside office.
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