|UPDATE 4/12/18 @ 5:30 a.m. - Two patients were transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital, one with minor injuries and the second with serious injuries. For further information please contact California Highway Patrol. **
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters, with the assistance of Morongo Firefighters, responded to traffic collision on eastbound Interstate 10 west of Hargrave Street in Banning. The first arriving engine company reported a single vehicle traffic collision off the roadway. There are a total of three patients; one is trapped in the vehicle, the second was ejected from the vehicle, and the third is ambulatory. The ejected patient has perished at the scene. Updates will be posted as information becomes available.