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Motorcyclist Severs Leg in SR 79 Crash

The crash was reported at 5:54 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

A motorcycle rider's leg was severed in a crash on State Route 79 in the French Valley area, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The crash involving the bike and a vehicle on State Route 79, near Whisper Heights Parkway, was reported at 5:54 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

The CHP asked that the left turn lane to Whisper Heights be shut down at Winchester Road for a time.

The cause of the crash was under investigation.

BRUNO TRAVANTI October 04, 2012 at 08:17 PM
Hope young Anthony will recover soon and may live a normal vigorous life without the need or desire to ride a motorcycle again. God bless him.
Brenda October 05, 2012 at 08:07 AM
Hope Anthony is recovering well. It will be a long hard road and hopefully he is a tough strong man to get through the next few months of rehab. and a new leg. I am amazed myself by these new technologies coming out every day. I hope he doesn't want to ride a bike ever again also and sticks to something with at least 4 wheels and a speedlimit ;) Thank you Tina for the update and hope the whole family is holding up well also at his greatest time of need.
Not all is as it seems November 25, 2012 at 02:02 AM
Shouldn't have been drunk. Google Tony Vaughn accident and you will see he he hit a truck at a stop light. Btw riverside district attorney is pressing DUI charges. Just glad he wasn't driving a car and killed someone else.
Brenda December 03, 2012 at 01:22 AM
http://www.nctimes.com/news/local/military/military-marines-save-life-of-injured-motorcyclist/article_5b5acd12-11ac-5357-8449-b3eed212c202.html%3Fcomment_form=true Everyone needs to read this story about how this young mans life was saved out on that highway by these two soldiers. We as a community need to recognize them. This is one of those stories that give the chills. I live in Temecula and this story was not written in our local patch and it should have been. You two are heros and thank God for your training as you did indeed save this young mans life. You also both live here and should be recognized for this. Not something most of us could do or stomach.
eric filsinger December 04, 2012 at 05:40 PM
its the other way around if raining you must put headlights on, wipers are optional.

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