3 dead at scene as 2 cars collide in Palm Desert

December 29, 2022 GMT

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Three people were killed Wednesday when two cars collided in Palm Desert, authorities said.

The crash occurred at about 7:15 p.m. and some people were trapped in the cars, the Riverside County Fire Department said.

Three people died at the scene and one person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, the department said.

There was no immediate word on what caused the collision.

Palm Desert is 120 miles (193 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles.