A woman was killed and two other people injured in a three-vehicle traffic collision in Menifee, authorities said Friday.
The crash was reported just before 9 p.m. Thursday on the northbound Escondido (215) Freeway just south of McCall Boulevard, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
The woman died of her injuries at the scene, fire officials said. Her name was withheld pending notification of her next of kin.
One person suffered moderate injuries and another suffered minor injuries.
The cause of the crash was under investigation by the California Highway Patrol .
All northbound lanes were shut down at Newport Road between 9:16 p.m. and 3 a.m. for the investigation and cleanup.