Injuries Reported in Riverside Auto Accident on Highway 62 near Interstate 10
RIVERSIDE, CA (June 21, 2023) – Tuesday morning, a disastrous head-on crash on Highway 62 near Interstate 10 injured 2 people.
The incident happened at 9:06 a.m. on northbound Highway 62 near Interstate 10. According to reports, a head-on crash led to a fire. Thus, firefighters responded and found two vehicles with major damage from a head-on crash.
Two people were taken to a hospital with critical injuries Tuesday following a head-on collision on Highway 62.
Fire crews responded at 9:06 a.m. Tuesday to northbound Highway 62 near Interstate 10 after a report of a traffic collision with a fire, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.
“Two patients (with) critical injuries (were) transported to (an) area hospital via ground ambulances,” Riverside County fire officials said. “One vehicle and 3 acres of vegetation burned, (and the) forward rate of spread stopped.”
The Palm Springs Fire Department, Cathedral City Fire Department, and a Cal Fire San Bernardino unit also helped in extinguishing the fire.
Moreover, the authorities shut down the westbound transition road to Highway 62 from I-10 as crews worked on the scene.
At this time, the circumstances that led to the crash remained unclear. Once additional details become available, the public will be notified.
Due to the limited information available, the authorities continued to investigate the crash.
What’s Next after Disastrous Head-On Crash on Highway 62 near Interstate 10
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