Truck with trailer overturns on I-10 westbound near Whitewater; drivers advised to use alternate routes

(C) The Desert Sun The California Highway Patrol responded to a fatal motorcycle crash in Mountain Center Sunday.

The victim was identified as a Palm Springs man.

A SIG Alert was issued after a truck with a trailer overturned on westbound I-10 near Whitewater at Tipton Road Monday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol, the truck towing a trailer overturned on the highway around 1:40 p.m. Monday, blocking three lanes of traffic.

Sgt. Dejuan Harris said two individuals from the same vehicle were taken to an area hospital for minor injuries. Harris said around 3 p.m. that the SIG Alert was expected to be in place for another 45 minutes.

The right lane is open at the moment, and traffic is moving very slowly. California Highway Patrol advises drivers to use an alternate route to avoid delays. Ema Sasic covers entertainment and health in the Coachella Valley.

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