DEVELOPING: At least one dead in Big Rig Crash on I-10, Westbound traffic backed up for miles

Talialaina Letoi

At least one person is dead after a big-rig crash on the Westbound I-10 on the east end of the Valley near Chiriaco Summit.

The crash happened around 5:20pm.

Westbound traffic is backed up for miles tonight. One big rig went up in flames after reportedly being slammed in the back by another.

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The investigation is ongoing. Investigators and crews will remain on scene to sort out what exactly happened. Officials say, traffic is expected to be at a standstill until the rig and debris is fully cleared out, which they say could take another hour or two.

This is a developing story. Stay with NBC Palm Springs, News First for the latest.




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