A person became trapped in wreckage Wednesday morning when two vehicles collided in Winchester, a fire official reported.
The crash was reported at 7:13 a.m. at Winchester Road and 9th Avenue, according to CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department Spokesman Mark Annas.
“Firefighters responded to a traffic collision involving two vehicles with one person trapped,” Annas wrote in a report.
Crews performed a cut-and-rescue maneuver to free the trapped person, who was transported to an area hospital with moderate to major injuries, the spokesman reported.
Another person was also transported with similarly-described injuries. Both were taken via ground ambulances.
According to California Highway Patrol, the vehicles involved were described as a Toyota pickup truck and a Toyota sedan.
A county hazardous materials team responded to the crash site.
The roadway was cleared by about 8:29 a.m., CHP reported.