VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) A major two-vehicle traffic collision closed portions of Highway 395 Monday morning.
At approximately 9:25 a.m. a Toyota SUV and a Honda collided, injuring several occupants in both vehicles.
According to Deputy Ramos of the Victorville Sheriff’s Department, the Honda Civic was traveling northbound on Hwy 395 when it lost control into the shoulder and veered into oncoming traffic. The Civic was then struck by a Toyota SUV that was traveling southbound.
The impact of the collision caused the older model Honda Civic to shred into two-pieces. The accident was reported just south of Eucalyptus Road on US Highway 395.
Traffic on Highway 395 between Bear Valley Road and Main Street will remain shut down to traffic for at least 6 hours according to authorities.
CPR was in progress for a passenger in the Honda Civic, who later succumbed to his injuries.
Per a Fire Captain on scene, there were 2 occupants in the Civic and three in the SUV. The patients were transported by ambulance to various hospitals with unknown injuries.
Due to weather conditions, medic-airships were unable to fly out the victims.
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