INDIO, CA — In the early morning hours of Sunday, December 24, 2023, a tragic single-vehicle crash occurred along Interstate 10 near Jefferson Street, resulting in the death of a 35-year-old individual and serious injuries to another.
According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the incident unfolded around 2:05 a.m. when a silver Toyota Camry collided with a concrete barrier. Sadly, Teresa H., a 35-year-old resident of Desert Hot Springs, succumbed to her injuries at the scene. Another occupant of the vehicle sustained serious injuries and was promptly transported to the hospital.
The CHP is actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash to determine the factors contributing to this tragic incident. As the community mourns the loss of a life, this event underscores the importance of safe driving practices to prevent accidents and preserve lives on the road.