Even with heavy weekend rains, Hill roads were relatively free of traffic collisions. Even so, the two incidents reported by California Highway Patrol produced injuries.
At about 5:40 p.m. Friday July 17, on Apple Canyon Road, within Hurkey Creek Park, a bicyclist, Val Ebreo, 12, of Indio ran into a pedestrian, his 10-year-old brother Nicholas, causing injury to bicyclist Val who required transportation to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs. The California Highway Patrol report did not list the extent of his injuries.
At about 6:05 p.m. Saturday, June 18, Roberta Edwards, 71, of La Quinta, was driving on Burnt Valley Road in Anza, 2 miles east of Highway 371, when she lost control of her black Lexus and crashed. No other vehicles were involved. Three passengers in her vehicle were injured. The CHP report did not list the extent of the injuries to the passengers or whether or not they required transportation to a medical facility.