UPDATE 3/17/17 @ 6:10 a.m. - Two patients were transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital. One patient suffered serious injuries, the second patient suffered moderate injuries.
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to a report of an unknown injury traffic collision, on Palm Drive X Camino Campanero in Desert Hot Springs. The first arriving engine company reported a two vehicle traffic collision with major damage and confirmed entrapment. There are a total of three victims. One victim perished at the scene. A second victim has been extricated. Firefighters are working to extricate the third victim. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.