Woman, 81, Who Died in Fatal Desert Hot Springs Crash Identified

City News Service

DESERT HOT SPRINGS (CNS) – An 81-year-old woman who died in a fatal
two-vehicle collision in Desert Hot Springs was identified today.

Gail Bronson of Indio and an unidentified 79-year-old woman were found
with varying injuries when emergency responders arrived on the scene of the
crash at 3:29 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Thousand Palms Canyon Road and
Dillion Road.

According to California Highway Patrol Officer Jackie Quintero,
Bronson was driving southbound in the northbound lane of Dillion Road when she
collided head-on with another vehicle.

Bronson’s vehicle overturned and rested on its roof when emergency
responders arrived. Bronson required extrication from the vehicle and was found
to have suffered serious injuries.

The unidentified driver’s vehicle rested on the driver side of the car
with its driver sustaining moderate injuries. Both victims were taken to
Desert Medical Center, where Bronson later died.

Bronson was identified by the Riverside County coroner’s office
Tuesday after notification of her family.

Copyright 2022, City News Service, Inc.

CNS-03-15-2022 09:57

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