UPDATE 1/8/17 @ 9:00 p.m. - The third patient with serious injuries has been transported to an area hospital by air. For further information please contact California Highway Patrol.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters; with the assistance of Chuckawalla State Prison Firefighters responded to reports of a traffic collision, on eastbound Interstate 10 at mile post 129 in Desert Center. Firefighters arrived on scene of a single vehicle overturned. There is a total of three patients. Two with minor injuries and one with serious injuries. Both patients with minor injuries have been transported by ground to an area hospital. An air ambulance has been requested to the incident to transport the third patient. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.