PALM SPRINGS, CA (August 26, 2019) – Adele Johnson, 51, and Desseree Lopez, 34, were both killed in a five-vehicle accident on North Indian Canyon Drive, near West Tramview Road.
Around 4:45, police received a report about the fatal accident involving five vehicles total. Lopez, a Palm Springs resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. Johnson, also a resident of Palm Springs, was pronounced dead at Desert Regional Medical Center following the crash.
Aside from the two fatalities, two others in separate cars suffered serious injuries and were hospitalized. One car collided with a power pole, causing a power outage for at least two households, according to Southern California Edison.
North Indian Canyon Driver, between E. San Rafael Drive and Interstate 10, was closed until Tuesday morning while the crash was investigated. At this time, drugs or alcohol are not believed to be factors in the deadly collision.