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Fatal Head-On Collision Shuts Down Highway 395

(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG) A portion of U.S. Highway 395 is completely blocked after a fatal head-on collision late Sunday night.

It happened just after 9:40 p.m. on Highway 395 just north of Three Flags Court.

Two vehicles driving in opposing directions hit each other causing a high impact head-on collision.

Per scanner traffic, deputies were searching for a white Honda 4 door sedan that may have been racing a vehicle involved.

A driver of one vehicle, a gray Honda Accord, was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel.

It took San Bernardino County Firefighters 20 minutes to extricate the driver of the second vehicle, a silver 2014 Chevrolet Cruze.

Mercy Air ambulance transported the driver of the Chevrolet to Loma Linda University Medical Center for serious injuries.

Brandon Cordova commented on a VVNews post and stated that him and his sister witnessed the driver of the Chevrolet racing a white Honda 4 door sedan just prior to the accident.

Highway 395 between Poplar Street and Main Street is expected to remain closed throughout the night and into the early morning as authorities investigate.

Further information was not readily available, as the investigation into this crash is ongoing.

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Gabriel D. Espinoza

Gabe enjoys photography, coffee and his rare visits to the beach. Have a news tip for him? Email Gabe@VVNG.com
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