TRAFFIC CRASHES PLAGUED THE ENTIRE MORONGO BASIN YESTERDAY

Besides Wednesday morning’s bus crash in Yucca Valley, firefighters responded to two other roll-over crashes at opposite ends of the Morongo Basin yesterday. Just before 12:30 p.m., Twentynine Palms firefighters were called to a two-vehicle crash at Adobe Road and Desert Trail where a Jeep and a Ford SUV collided.

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SIX INJURED IN TWO CRASHES TUESDAY

Six people were injured in two separate crashes in Yucca Valley Tuesday evening. About 6:15 p.m., a single vehicle rolled over on Alta Loma, just east of the intersection with La Contenta, landing on its wheels. Inside the vehicle were 4 people, including a young child. Three of the occupants

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DRIVER IN ROLLOVER CRASH ARRESTED

The driver of a vehicle involved in a roll-over crash in Twentynine Palms was arrested Wednesday morning. According to a Sheriff’s report, the driver, who was not identified, was traveling westbound on Highway 62 about 8:20 a.m. when for unknown reasons, he lost control of the SUV near Mantonya Road.

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WOMAN KILLED IN SINGLE CAR ROLLOVER EAST OF TWENTYNINE PALMS

A Twentynine Palms Woman was killed and a passenger injured in a single-car rollover crash on State Route 62 east of Twentynine Palms yesterday afternoon. According to the County Coroner, at 2:31 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, the California Highway Patrol received a 911 call reporting a single-vehicle rollover on

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JOSHUA TREE MAN DIES AFTER CEMENT TRUCK ROLLS OVER

A Joshua Tree man died of a heart attack after a crash involving a cement truck Monday morning. According to the California Highway Patrol, Dennis Glascock, 57, of Joshua Tree, was driving a cement truck loaded with cement eastbound on Highway 62 near mile marker 53 about 6:15 a.m. when

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CEMENT TRUCK ROLL-OVER CRASH IN WONDER VALLEY

We have limited details about a roll-over crash early this morning involving a cement truck in Wonder Valley. Wonder Valley firefighters were called to the roll-over at 6:19 this morning on Highway 62 at mile marker 63. They driver was in full cardiac arrest, and he was taken to Bush

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TWENTYNINE PALMS ROLLOVER CRASH SENDS ONE TO HOSPITAL

A roll-over crash in Twentynine Palms Monday morning sent a man to the hospital. About 8:41 a.m., a Nissan Sentra was traveling northbound on Adobe Road when, for unknown reasons, the middle-aged driver lost control, hit an embankment, and the car rolled over, landing on its side north of Sullivan

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SPEED BLAMED FOR ROLLOVER CRASH IN JOSHUA TREE WEDNESDAY

A man was critically injured Wednesday afternoon following a roll-over crash in Joshua Tree. According to CHP officer Simon Miller, at about 1:50 p.m., Willie Gamble, 22, of Twentynine Palms, was driving his 2011 Dodge westbound on the highway at what witnesses said was a very high rate of speed.

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TOURISTS INJURED IN ROLL-OVER CRASH IN JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

Five Korean tourists had a drive in Joshua Tree National Park Thursday that was a little more exciting that than they had planned. County Fire Captain Trent Blanchard said Joshua Tree firefighters were called about 7:15 to a roll-over crash on Geology Tour Road. Blanchard said that two tourists who

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SINGLE-VEHICLE ROLLOVER CRASH HOSPITALIZES MAN

A single-vehicle rollover crash in Landers sent a man to the hospital early this morning. The SUV was traveling southbound on Old Woman Springs Road about 4 a.m. when for unknown reasons, the man lost control near Valli Hi, sending the vehicle rolling into the desert on the west side

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TWO INJURED IN YUCCA VALLEY ROLL-OVER CRASH

Two people were injured in a roll-over crash in Yucca Valley Friday afternoon. According to a Sheriff’s report, Zachary Ledford was driving his Toyota Tacoma northbound on Kickapoo Trail near the golf course when he lost control of the truck about 3 p.m. The truck rolled over multiple times and

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DRIVER HOSPITALIZED AFTER SINGLE CAR ROLLOVER IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Photo courtesy 29 Palms Fire Department.

One person was hospitalized following a single vehicle rollover crash in Twentynine Palms Saturday night. About 10:45 p.m., a pizza delivery driver was driving northbound on Adobe Road when for unknown reasons, the driver lost control and the vehicle rolled and crashed at White Sands Drive. During the crash, the

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JOSHUA TREE WOMAN KILLED IN YUCCA VALLEY CRASH LAST NIGHT

A Joshua Tree woman was killed in a roll-over crash Tuesday night. According to the Sheriff’s department, Kimberly Elliott, 28, was driving her 2003 Mitsubishi Gallant eastbound on Highway 62. As she approached Ronald Drive in Yucca Valley about 9:15 p.m., she lost control of her car. The car hit

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DRIVER KILLED IN ROLLOVER CRASH ON STATE ROUTE 62, EAST OF I-10

Three serious crashes in the Morongo Basin this weekend, including at least one fatality on deadly Highway 62. The confirmed fatality was a single vehicle rollover on Highway 62 in the Morongo Grade at 3:04 Sunday afternoon. Morongo Valley Fire Engineer Behrens said that the westbound Toyota Tacoma rolled over

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THREE PEOPLE INJURED IN JOSHUA TREE CRASH SUNDAY NIGHT

Three people were injured, two critically, during a roll-over crash in Joshua Tree Sunday night. According to the California Highway Patrol, an 80-year-old man from Twentynine Palms, who was not identified, was driving a 2007 Ford F150 pickup truck eastbound on Highway 62, just east of Juniper Road in Joshua

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ONE INJURY IN ROLLOVER CRASH ON LEAR AVENUE

A man suffered moderate injuries yesterday when his truck rolled over following a collision in Twentynine Palms. According to Sheriff’s Sergeant Matt Yost, a 2015 Chevy Silverado and a 1998 Nissan Frontier pick-up truck—registered to Steven Finley of Joshua Tree—were both traveling northbound on Lear Avenue about 3:40 p.m. Yost

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ROLLOVER ON THE MORONGO GRADE INJURES UNSECURED 3-YEAR-OLD

A 3-year-old boy was hospitalized with major injuries following a roll-over crash on the Morongo Grade Tuesday morning. According to a CHP press release, William Linares, 21, of Yucca Valley, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado westbound on Highway 62 on the Morongo Grade, east of Indian Canyon Drive at

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MAN ESCAPES INJURY IN SPECTACULAR CRASH IN YUCCA VALLEY WEDNESDAY

A man escaped injury Wednesday morning when he crashed his car in Yucca Valley and it flipped onto its roof and slid about 500 feet. According to a Sheriff’s report, the unidentified driver told Sheriff’s deputies that about 5:20, he was driving eastbound on Highway 62 just east of Sage

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN ROLLS HIS CAR NEAR IDYLLWILD

A Yucca Valley man and three passengers were not injured in a roll-over crash on a mountain Road near Idyllwild Monday at about 3:20 p.m. A CHP spokesman said Marco Cervantes, 42, of Yucca Valley was driving the gray 2000 Toyota Tundra truck on Highway 243 when it rolled over

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MAN WALKS AWAY WITH SCRATCH AFTER ROLL-OVER CRASH IN LANDERS

A man walked away with just a scratch after his car rolled over Saturday afternoon in Landers. About 5:30, the unidentified driver was traveling on Old Woman Springs Road near Napa when the car drifted off the edge of the road and rolled over into the desert. Bystanders helped the

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