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Incident Information Fact Sheet

Riverside County Fire Department in cooperation with CAL FIRE

Incident Name: Highway Type of Incident: Fatality Traffic Collision with Fire
Incident Address: Westbound Interstate 10 east of Dillon Road Incident Number: CA-RRU-61826
Community: Coachella Date Reported: 5/15/2018
Time Reported: 2:06 AM
Fatalities: 1  Major: 0  Moderate: 0  Minor: 0  Non Injury: 0
Transported Ground Ambulances: 0 Est. Containment Time: 5/15/2018 3:01 AM
Air Ambulance: 0 Est. Control Time:
Loss: $0.00
Saved: $0.00 Evacuations: No
Cause: Evacuation Comments:

Current Situation

(Recent updates are posted at the top of the Current Situation)
CAL FIRE/Riverside County Firefighters responded to reports of a traffic collision with fire westbound Interstate 10 east of Dillon Road in Coachella. Firefighters arrived on scene of a single vehicle well involved in fire. The fire has been contained. One person perished at the scene. California Highway Patrol (CHP) is overseeing the investigation, for further information please contact CHP.

Resources Assigned

Firefighters: 7 Helicopters: 0 Utilities: No
Law Enforcement: Yes Engine Companies: 2 Air Tankers: 0
Air Attack: No Truck Companies: 0 Fire Crews: 0
EMD: No Overhead Personnel: 1 Water Tenders: 0
American Red Cross: No Fire Investigator: No Bulldozers: 0
Public Information Officer: No Displaced Persons: No RVC Medics: 0
Ambulance Air: 0  Ground: 1
Specialized Equipment: None,

Cooperating Agencies

American Medical Response, CAL FIRE/Riverside, California Highway Patrol (CHP), Riverside County Fire Department,
Prepared By: April Newman Information Center: (951) 940-6985
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