One man was slightly injured when his truck rolled over in the rain storm in Twentynine Palms Monday afternoon. According to the Twentynine Palms Fire Department, a Chevy pick-up truck was traveling eastbound on Highway 62 when the driver lost control in the rain near Hendys Road about 3 p.m. The truck left the road and rolled over, landing on its roof in the desert on the south side of the highway. Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to extricate the man, who was the sole occupant of the truck. The driver and sole occupant was taken by Morongo Basin Ambulance to Hi-Desert Medical Center.
A man escaped serious injury when his car rolled over on Old Woman Springs Road south of Buena Vista in Yucca Valley about 6:30 Monday night. The driver managed to get out of the 2002 Ford without help and refused medical aid. Traffic was stopped on Old Woman Springs Road while firefighters worked the crash.