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On May 11, 2019, at approximately 2:49 pm, the Beaumont Police Department responded to a traffic collision at the intersection of Beaumont Avenue and 6th Street.

Prior to the accident witnesses reported seeing the driver of a 4 door, white Lincoln, heading Westbound at a high rate of speed. Upon reaching Beaumont Avenue the driver was reported to proceed through a red light and colliding with a passenger van, causing the van to overturn.

Two people were critically injured and three with major injuries were transported to area hospitals. The driver who was believed to be under the influence was also injured and transported to an area hospital.

This case is still under investigation. If anyone has additional information on this case, please contact the On-Duty Watch Commander at 951-769-8500.

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