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Crash Leaves 1 Badly Injured, Van Ablaze in Indio

The crash on the eastbound I-10 was reported at 1:05 a.m. Saturday, fire officials said.

A minivan crashed and burned early Saturday on Interstate 10 in Indio, officials said, and a motorist was badly injured.

The crash on the eastbound side, west of Monroe Street, was reported at 1:05 a.m., according to Cal Fire/Riverside County fire's Jody Hagemann.

Medics took the motorist to an area hospital, Hagemann reported.

The van had overturned and ended up 100 feet or so from the freeway, she said.

There was no immediate word from law enforcement authorities on the cause of the crash.

Tommy Lucero December 09, 2012 at 05:58 AM
I drove by this last night. Thought for sure whoever was in that van was dead.

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