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Wrong Way Driver Causes Fatal Crash On Highway 62 Near Dillon Road

Emergency responders rush to the scene of an emergency. Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR
Emergency responders rush to the scene of an emergency. Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR

On Thursday May 27th 2021, a wrong way driver caused a fatal crash on Avenue 42 near Jackson Street in Indio.

 

On Monday night May 31st 2021, another wrong way driver caused another fatal crash on Highway 62 near Dillon Road.

 

A witness called the California Highway patrol just after 10 p-m on Monday May 31st, to report a vehicle traveling westbound on the earthbound side of Highway 62 near Dillon.

 

About one minute later, that wrong way driver crashed into a car heading in  the proper direction.

 

One person was killed, another suffered serious injuries.

 

The coroner and the blood technicians were called to the scene.

 

All lanes were reopened at 1 o’clock Tuesday morning June 1st 2021.

 

Emergency responders rush to the scene of an emergency.

Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR

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