Three people were hurt Tuesday in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 62 in Desert Hot Springs in which one of the involved SUVs caught fire.

The crash was reported just before 10:30 a.m. in the southbound direction at the Pierson Boulevard intersection, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Desert Hot Springs Police Chief Jim Henson said three people suffered injuries that were non-life-threatening. They were taken to an area hospital for treatment, he said.

Firefighters were summoned to extinguish a Chevrolet Suburban that caught fire after the initial impact. The scene was clear as of early afternoon, Henson said.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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