California Accident Report: 6 hurt, 3 killed in 2-vehicle crash on I-10 in Whitewater

Crash Report – I-10, 

Whitewater, CA 


Report ID: 2023 May 14

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: Black Tesla

Traffic Unit 2: Red 2001 Chevrolet Suburban

Occupants: 10

Injuries/Fatalities: Yes

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition: Dry

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Other

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


Four juveniles and two adults were injured, while two little girls and a 31-year-old woman suffered fatal injuries after a crash on I-10 East near Haugen-Lehmann Way before 7:30 a.m. in Whitewater on Sunday, May 14th. Riverside County first responders said that the driver of the black Tesla – a 31-year-old man from Indio, may have changed lanes on the interstate when he struck the 2001 red Chevrolet Suburban. The driver of the SUV then lost control of the vehicle, collided with the center divider, and overturned. The force of the collision caused six passengers to be thrown from the vehicle and another occupant to be partially ejected from the Suburban. The Tesla driver, the sole occupant, was unharmed. Four occupants from the Chevrolet – a 15-year-old boy, an 11-year-old girl, a 7-year-old girl, and a 3-year-old girl – were all hospitalized for significant injuries. The SUV driver suffered moderate injuries, and the front-seat passenger, a 41-year-old adult, sustained minor injuries. A 31-year-old woman, later identified as Cecilia Villalobos, 31, of Anaheim, succumbed to fatal injuries. Villalobos’ 8-year-old and 12-year-old daughter were also killed in the collision. I-10 East starting at Main Street, closed for several hours. All travel lanes reopened by 3:30 p.m. 

Did you lose family members to a fatal collision on California roads? You will want to make sure you obtain a copy of your California accident report before dealing with your insurance company or seeking legal counsel from a California car accident attorney.  

Please note that the following sample has details from KESQ News Channel 3 and is NOT to be used as an official crash report. 

We understand the pain and heartache surrounding your car accident. That is why our team wants to remove the heavy burden of dealing with long lines or paying fees when securing your California accident report. To obtain your free, no-obligation copy of your California crash report, fill out a brief contact form here.


Request a FREE Copy of Your Crash Report Today!

Fill out a short questionnaire, and we’ll recover your official California Crash Report at absolutely no cost to you.

We were founded on a mission to assist people who were involved in car wrecks in California by providing giving them access to the resources they need. By providing free crash reports, helpful advice, and connection to legal and medical resources, we hope you can put your accident behind you once and for all.
© 2023 Free California Accident Reports
Powered by Free California Accident Reports