Update @ 4:17 p.m. Sept. 22: The Riverside County Coroner’s office has released the names of the two people killed in Friday’s crash.
Nuevo resident Jose Martinez, Jr., 32, was an unrestrained driver of the minivan in the crash and Lake Elsinore resident Jara Corina, 44, was the restrained driver of the SUV.
The two vehicles hit each other head-on, according to the report.
Update @ 10:34 p.m.: According to an updated report from Riverside County Fire Department, there were a total of seven patients _- two were pronounced dead at the scene.
Five were transported to an area hospital via ground ambulance with injuries – two major, one moderate and two minor.
Original: One person was killed and three others were injured Friday in a two-vehicle collision in Lake Elsinore, it was reported.
According to a Riverside County Fire Department report, the crash was first reported at 6:45 p.m. on Highway 74 in Lake Elsinore.
Cal Fire and Riverside County firefighters responded to the scene and found four victims.
Three were transported by ground ambulance with major injuries to local hospitals.
One victim was pronounced dead at the scene, fire officials said.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
*This is a developing story in Riverside County. Stay with SWRNN for more details as they become available.