One person was killed and five others were injured in a two-vehicle collision in Indio Friday evening.

The crash was reported just after 6:30 p.m. in the area of Hoover Avenue and Fred Waring Drive, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. The victim’s name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The RCFD reported at least two patients had to be rescued from inside of their vehicles, but only moderate injuries were reported among the five patients who were taken from the scene by ambulances.

The cause of the collision was under investigation.

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