Lake Crest Drive Crash Involves Patrol Officer
Lake Elsinore, CA (December 22, 2021)– On Monday, 21-year-old Christian Bacilio of Menifee died in a vehicle crash on Lake Crest Drive.
Officers responded to the crash scene at about 1:45 a.m. at the Riverside Drive intersection.
Officers said Bacilio’s vehicle and a sheriff’s patrol car crashed.
As a result, Bacilio sustained fatal injuries.
The CHP was asked by sheriff’s officials to handle the investigation in this accident because a deputy was involved.
Moreover, the officers confirmed that that the involved officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
He’s out of the hospital, back home and in good spirits officer said.
Apparently, the officer was on routine patrol when the crash happened.
No further details are available.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Christian Bacilio. May the bereaved find peace and strength in this time of grief.
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