Photo by Jenny Kirchner

A single vehicle traffic collision closed Highway 74 around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 near mile marker 53.25.

Joshua Bauer, 30 of Idyllwild was traveling eastbound and exceeding the 55mph speed limit. When Bauer failed to make a curve, he over corrected, flipping his 2012 Blue Toyota Prius C and hit the side of the mountain according to CHP Officer Bolon.

Bauer was transported by ground to Hemet Valley Medical Center with minor injuries. The cause of the collision is still under investigation