APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) One person was airlifted following a traffic collision on Highway 18 Friday afternoon.
At about 12:40 pm dispatch received reports of a two-vehicle crash involving a Ford Flex and a Nissan Sentra on Highway 18 and Piute Road in Apple Valley.
Authorities shut down eastbound lanes of highway 18 at Tao Road in order to allow a Mercy Air medical helicopter to land at the scene of the crash.
According to officials, one person was airlifted to a trauma center and a second was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital.
Eastbound lanes were reopened at about 2:35pm.
The cause of the crash is under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.