DESERT CENTER, Calif. -

A 54-year-old man suffered major injuries this morning when he rolled his vehicle and it caught fire in the Desert Center area, a Riverside County Fire Department spokeswoman said.

The accident occurred at 2:24 a.m. on the eastbound 10 Freeway at Corn Springs Rd., said Riverside County Fire Department Spokeswoman Melody Hendrickson.

The man got out of the vehicle by himself and was transported by helicopter to a hospital for treatment, Hendrickson said.