A motorist escaped serious injury Friday in a head-on collision on Highway 243 south of Banning.

The crash involving a car and pickup truck was reported at about 12:30 p.m. about four miles south of Interstate 10, according to the California Highway Patrol.

One person was taken to San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital in Banning suffering from injuries described as minor, the CHP reported.

Traffic was temporarily affected while crews cleaned up the wreckage, with traffic reported to be flowing unhindered at about 1:30 p.m.

The circumstances surrounding the collision were not provided.

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