3 Dead, 7 Injured in Tragic 10 Freeway Collision in Whitewater
3 Killed and 7 Injured in Whitewater Car Crash on 10 Freeway near Haugen Lehmann Way
Riverside County, California (May 14, 2023) – Three people are dead and several others were hospitalized following a car crash on Sunday morning in Whitewater.
At around 7:27 a.m. the Riverside Fire Department and the CHP received reports of a traffic collision on eastbound 10 Freeway near Haugen Lehmann Way.
Two vehicles were involved in the collision, with some parties being ejected.
Three people are reported to have died at the accident scene.
TRAFFIC COLLISION WITH EJECTION in White Water – rpt @ 7:27a.m. Eastbound I-10 near Haugen Lehmann Way. Firefighters on-scene reported two vehicles with major damage, assessing number of patients and injuries. Two air ambulances @REACHAirMed and @Mercyair en-route. @chpindio… pic.twitter.com/vNtLTJaMMk
— CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department (@CALFIRERRU) May 14, 2023
Authorities say two people suffered major injuries and were airlifted to a trauma center for treatment.
Three people had moderate injuries and were taken to local hospitals for treatment.
Two people were treated at the scene and released.
Eastbound Interstate 10 was expected to remain closed for approximately eight hours as the freeway was cleared.
More details about the accident were not released.
CHP is investigating the cause of the accident.
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