There were four vehicle crashes over this last weekend on Hill roads, according to reports provided by California Highway Patrol Public Information Officer Darren Meyer.
At 12:05 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, Kelly Price, 22, of San Jacinto, was driving a blue 2015 Toyota Corolla eastbound on Highway 74, 500 feet east of the intersection with Highway 243, when she made an unsafe turning movement, causing her vehicle to hit a metal sign. Price was uninjured, but the vehicle was moderately damaged and required towing by Idyllwild Garage.
At 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, Chantal Sandoval, 28, of Cathedral City, was driving a red 2006 Chevy Malibu northbound on Highway 243 near mile marker 11.25 when she made an unsafe turning movement and hit a rock. The CHP report noted there was reduced visibility at the time with fog and low-lying clouds. Sandoval was uninjured, and the vehicle was towed by Idyllwild Garage.
At 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, Daniel Kim, 25, of Moreno Valley, was driving a black 2011 Honda sedan westbound on Highway 74, one-quarter mile west of May Valley Road, when he made an unsafe turning movement causing his vehicle to overturn. Kim complained of pain in his arm and was transported to Inland Valley Medical Center in Murrieta.
At about 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, Lurene Hinrich, 81, of Hemet, was driving a white Hyundai Accent westbound on Highway 74 near mile marker 54.35 when she misjudged the angle of the turn causing her vehicle to careen into a ditch. Hinrich was uninjured in the crash.
Also, regarding the fatality of Charles “Chuck” Clayton of Pine Cove on Oct. 9, Meyer said the Riverside County Coroner’s report would not be available for a number of months regarding his medical condition or other factors that might have caused the crash.