COACHELLA, Calif. - Authorities say a big rig driver has died after a collision that happened at 5:52 a.m. Monday morning in Coachella.
CAL FIRE and Riverside County Firefighters responded to the scene at Grapefruit Boulevard and Harrison Street.
Firefighters on the scene say the driver collided with a tree.
The big rig is stopped on the railroad tracks.
While no trains were involved in the collision, Union Pacific train traffic has been stopped in both directions.
We will update the story as more information becomes available.