A wrong-way driver collided head-on with another vehicle early Saturday morning on the 60 Freeway in the Badlands area of Riverside County, leaving two people dead and one person hurt.

The crash at 3:35 a.m. involved a Hyundai Sonata that was heading east in the westbound lanes before it collided with a Chevrolet Malibu headed west, the California Highway Patrol said in a press release.

The Chevrolet driver, a 49-year-old Pasadena resident, and the Hyundai driver, a 28-year-old woman from Hemet, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the Chevrolet, a 40-year-old Pico Rivera resident, was taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries, the CHP added.

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident should contact Public Information Officer Jason Montez at 909-769-2000 ext. 221, or call 916-407-7511.