COACHELLA, Calif.- - A man and a woman are dead following a multi-vehicle crash in Coachella Friday evening.
According to the Deputy Mike Vasquez of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department, a white passenger vehicle and a grey Ford truck crashed in the area of Grapefruit Boulevard and Mitchel Drive at around 6:54 p.m.
Vasquez told News Channel 3 both deaths were people in the truck.
A man was pronounced dead at the scene. A woman was ejected during the crash and was transported to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead, Vasquez confirmed.
Vasquez also confirmed the driver of the white vehicle suffered major injuries and is currently in critical condition.
Roads in the area will be shut down for several hours.
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