Several people were recovering Monday from injuries suffered in a crash involving a commercial vehicle on Interstate 10 west of Chiriaco Summit, about 20 miles west of Desert Center.

The crash involving a box truck was reported about 4:50 a.m. Sunday on the westbound I-10, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

Firefighters used hydraulic tools to free three patients from the wreckage. They were taken to hospitals for treatment of injuries described as moderate, fire officials said.

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