Bernardo Fajardo has been identified as the Indio man who died in a fiery crash involving a semi-truck on 10 Freeway in Banning

Banning Car Crash
Bernardo Fajardo Killed in Banning Car Crash on 10 Freeway

Banning, CA – 22-year-old-Bernardo Fajardo, of Indio, has been identified by the Riverside County Coroner as the man who died in a collision early Saturday morning in Banning.

The accident happened at around 2:30 a.m. on the westbound I-10 near the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facility, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The man was driving a car on the roadway when he crashed into the rear of a big rig.

The car caught fire after the collision.

Fajardo died at the accident scene.

More details about the accident were not released.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

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