Saturday , 22 October 2016
Photo: Janine Dinsdale
Photo: Janine Dinsdale

Seven People Injured in Traffic Collision

VICTORVILLE: On Sunday at 12:01 p.m., a reported traffic collision with persons trapped was called into the San Bernardino County Communications Center on Amargosa Rd. at King Ranch Rd. in Victorville.

The first arriving unit reported having two vehicles with major damage, with one person requiring extrication in order to be removed from the vehicle. There were a total of seven persons involved in this incident.

Their injuries varied from minor complaints of pain, to others that were serious in nature. The two most serious patients were transported by helicopter to designated regional trauma centers. Others were transported to local area hospitals by ambulance.

Specialized rescue tools, one of which is often referred to as the “Jaws of Life” had to be utilized. There were no reported injuries to emergency responders. Traffic on Amargosa Rd. was closed for approximately 2 hours.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

The San Bernardino County Fire Department would like to remind drivers that all children fewer than 8 years old, or under 4 feet 9 inches tall, must be secured in a car seat or booster. In addition, all kids younger than 8 years old must be secured in a back seat.

Source: SBC Fire news release

Leave a comment


About Victor Valley News

Victor Valley News has the largest online presence in the High Desert. We provide newsworthy communications to the Victor Valley areas including Victorville, Hesperia, Apple Valley, Adelanto, Phelan and more. Have a news tip? Want to advertise with us? Want to contribute? Contact us today E-mail: or Phone: (760) 998- 1598.

Check Also

(Photo by Daniel Amsbury)

Pedestrian Killed on Navajo Road in Apple Valley

APPLE VALLEY, CA:(– A female pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Apple …