At 6:41 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, Sabrina Garcia, 25, of San Jacinto, driving a black 2002 Mercedes westbound on Highway 74, east of Bee Canyon Truck Trail, allowed her vehicle to drift onto the north dirt shoulder of Highway 74.
The vehicle collided with the dirt embankment and overturned back on to the roadway. The driver was wearing her seatbelt; the passenger was not.
The driver suffered minor injuries and refused transport to the hospital. James Honeycutt, 28, of Hemet, in the right front seat, was ejected as the vehicle overturned. He was declared deceased at the scene.
Drugs and/or alcohol have been ruled out as a contributing factor(s) in this collision.
At 9:55 a.m. Saturday, May 12, Allison Bojkovsky, 39, of Palm Desert, driving a white 2015 Toyota Prius westbound on Highway 74, just west of Bull Canyon Road, lost control of her car and ran off the road into some bushes. She was subsequently arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. The driver suffered no injuries and there were no passengers.
At 2:35 p.m. Monday, May 14, a female from Cherry Valley, was traveling south on Highway 243 driving a gray 2016 Toyota Rav4.
For an unknown reason, the vehicle struck a boulder south of Mt. Edna Rd. It was the only vehicle involved, but the driver incurred serious injury and was transported by an American Medical Response ground unit to Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley.
The driver’s name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.