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One Seriously Injured After Pickup and Semi Collide Head-on

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(photo courtesy San Bernardino County Fire)

ADELANTO:(VVNG.com)- A stretch of US Highway 395 remained closed for approximately 9 hours following a major injury traffic collision.

The head-on crash involving a tractor-trailer and a Dodge Ram was reported at 11:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12th at Highway 395 and Palmdale Road.

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The female driver of the pickup truck was trapped and required extrication. According to San Bernardino County Fire, the extrication was complete by 12:23 a.m. and the patient was airlifted to a trauma hospital with major injuries. No other injuries were reported as a result of the crash.

A Hazmat unit responded to assist with the clean up of 100 gallons of diesel fuel that leaked from the semi-truck.

US Highway 395 remained closed till about 9:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation by the Victor Valley Sheriff’s station. More information will be updated as it becomes available.

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