A person was trapped inside a vehicle Saturday evening after a crash in the unincorporated Palm Springs area.
The crash was reported at 6:56 p.m. in the 71000 block of Highway 74 near milepost 85, just below the Vista Point, according to reports from the Riverside County Fire Department and the California Highway Patrol.
Two vehicles were involved and both sustained major damage, according to the CHP.
Firefighters worked with hydraulic tools to free a seriously injured patient who was then airlifted to a hospital, fire officials said.
Two people were taken to hospitals in ground ambulances for treatment of minor injuries, officials said.