• Two Injured, One Seriously, in Chiriaco Summit Rollover Crash

    An investigation was underway Thursday into the cause of a rollover crash on Interstate 10, just east of the Coachella Valley, that left two people injured, one seriously. The solo vehicle crash occurred just before 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on the eastbound I-10 near Chiriaco Summit. One of the occupants was airlifted to a hospital with […]

  • Man Who Died in Weekend Crash in Desert Center Identified

    Authorities Monday released the name of a Mexican citizen who was killed in a crash when the big rig he was riding in tumbled down an embankment off Interstate 10 in Desert Center. Jose Antonio Gutierrez-Avila, 67, of Ciudad Juarez, was ejected from the truck and died at the scene of the 11:05 p.m. Friday […]

  • Alleged DUI Driver Whose Crash Led to Fiery Big-Rig Pileup Identified

    Authorities today identified an alleged drugged driver accused of leading California Highway Patrol officers on a chase before holing up in her car on Interstate 10, causing a traffic jam that triggered a fiery crash that injured at least five people. Diana Louisa Chagolla, 40, of Redlands was arrested Thursday on suspicion of felony evading […]

  • Big Rig Fire on Desert Freeway Shuts Down Lanes

    Chiriaco Summit, CA A big rig became engulfed in flames on the freeway near Chiriaco Summit today, causing a brief blockage of lanes while firefighters battled the blaze. Story: Boy Killed in Chiriaco Summit Crash The fire was reported about 1:15 p.m. on eastbound Interstate 10 near the Cactus City Rest Area. No injuries were […]

  • Big Rig Engulfs in Flames Near Desert Center

    Desert Center, CA Cal Fire responded to a big rig fully engulfed in flames on the side of the westbound Interstate 10 near Desert Center. Story: Four People Killed in Crash near Desert Center Identified According to fire crews on scene, the truck driver ran off the roadway causing his truck to catch fire. Another […]

  • Three Seriously Hurt, Juvenile Ejected, in Rollover Chiriaco Summit Crash

    Chiriaco Summit, CA Three people were seriously injured today in a crash near Chiriaco Summit, including a boy who was ejected from a pickup truck that overturned on Interstate 10. The solo vehicle crash occurred just before 1:30 p.m. on westbound I-10, west of Box Canyon Road, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Mike Radford, who said […]

  • Action Continues to Cut Crashes on Section of 10 Freeway

    Coachella Valley Region It’s a 30 mile stretch of road that seems to be a danger zone: the 10 Freeway from Dillon Road to Desert Center. Crashes have more than doubled from this time last year.  "There’s been a spike in accidents out there, if we continue at this pace, we’ll be close to you […]

  • Five Children Injured in Chiriaco Summit Rollover Crash

    Chiriaco Summit, CA The crash happened just before 3:00 PM. According to California Highway Patrol, there were five children in the car with their grandmother driving. All of them were able to get out of the car with minor injuries thanks to Good Samaritans pulling them out of the vehicle.  Story: Boy Killed in Chiriaco […]

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