Winchester Vehicle VS Sheep

Winchester Vehicle VS Sheep

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DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: 09-21-2017 at approximately 3:15 a.m.
LOCATION: Westbound Domenigoni Parkway near SR-79
CITY: Winchester
INCIDENT DETAILS:

  1. Cal Fire Riverside County responded to a vehicle vs sheep traffic collision at approximately 3:15 a.m.
  2. Arriving crews located a Ford Explorer involved in the collision and a Toyota 4 Runner with major front end damage and at 15 sheep dead or laying in the roadway.
  3. According to reports to 911 dispatchers, the sheep were hit by the Toyota.
  4. More than 40 sheep were located wandering around the location.
  5. The cause of the collision is unknown at this time.
  6. At least one driver of the involved vehicles was transported by medical in unknown condition.
  7. As of 5:20 a.m., cleanup of the roadway is still in progress and traffic on Domenigoni Parkway has been rerouted.
  8. It’s unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash.

VICTIM INFORMATION: At least 15 Sheep.
SUSPECT INFORMATION:
HANDLING AGENCIES: CHP
SOT(s): N/A
ADDITIONAL: N/A
CNS: N/A