Driver Killed, Passenger Seriously Injured in Indio Car Accident on Avenue 42 near Jackson Street
Indio, California (May 28, 2021) – A driver was killed and a passenger seriously injured in a head-on collision that happened in Indio on Thursday morning.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened at about 7 a.m. May 27, on Avenue 42 near Jackson Street.
A vehicle was traveling eastbound on the highway when, for unknown reasons, it collided head-on with a pickup truck.
The impact of the collision caused the pickup truck to collide with a third vehicle.
Man Killed, Woman Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision on Avenue 42 in Indio
The male driver of the eastbound car was transported to an area hospital where he died while undergoing treatment.
His name was not immediately disclosed.
A female passenger in the same vehicle was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
Several people sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene.
The intersection of Avenue 42 and Jackson Street was completely temporarily closed while crews cleared the scene of the crash.
An investigation into the accident is underway.
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