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Crash Knocks Out Traffic Lights at Murrieta Hot Springs, Winchester Roads

The crash occurred at about 7:20 p.m. at the southwest corner of the intersection, CHP reported. As of 7:44 p.m., Murrieta police officers were conducting traffic control.

Patch file photo
Patch file photo
A vehicle crashed into a traffic pole Friday evening at the intersection of Murrieta Hot Springs and Winchester roads, knocking out the signals, California Highway Patrol reported.

The crash occurred at about 7:20 p.m. at the southwest corner of the intersection, according to CHP's Web page. At least two vehicles were involved, one of which went in the pole.

Murrieta police and fire responded to the incident that fell inside the city limits.

The parties invovled in the crash declined medical treatment, according to police radio conversation.

As of 7:44 p.m., Caltrans had been summoned to place flashing stop signs at the intersection.

Meantime, officers were conducting traffic control.
Jen August 31, 2013 at 01:23 AM
No one was directing traffic. Get your facts straight. I am shocked no one was hurt.
Brenda August 31, 2013 at 11:18 PM
Thank God no one was hurt. Usually pole vs. car vs. car someone gets hurt.

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