One person died in a fiery head-on crash between an SUV and a big rig near Moreno Valley on Wednesday, officials said.
The crash took place about 11 a.m. on Gillman Springs Road, near Bridge Street, according to California Highway Patrol logs.
Paramedics pronounced one person dead at the scene, officials said. It was not clear whether anyone else was hurt in the collision, which involved a big rig and a Dodge Durango. The Dodge burst into flames following the impact.
A road closure continued into the afternoon as officials investigated the scene and cleared wreckage, which included the Dodge’s engine, which was ripped from the SUV in the crash, logs show.
No further details were available.