HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) A woman in her 40’s died after being involved in a two-vehicle traffic collision Thursday night.
The accident was reported around 7:44 p.m at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Olive Street in Hesperia.
Firefighters from the San Bernardino County Fire Department, and Hesperia Deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department responded and located an unconscious female driver adult inside a Honda Accord, and another male adult in a 2014 Dodge Challenger, officials confirmed.
The female was extricated and transported to Desert Valley Hospital where she later died from her injuries, stated Deputy Eric Getts with the Hesperia Sheriff’s station.
The male driver of the Challenger was transferred to Arrowhead Regional Center with a fractured leg.
According to initial reports, the Honda had been traveling westbound on Olive Street and entered the intersection. The Challenger was traveling northbound on Maple Avenue.
“The Honda pulled out in front of the Challenger and got broadsided,” stated Getts. “The female driving the Honda was immediately unresponsive, there was no pulse detected.”
A hard road closure was requested to block off the area of Maple and Olive Street while the Major Accident Investigation Team processes the scene.
The Challenger sustained major front-end damage and the Honda sustained the majority of the damage to the driver side door.
The cause of the accident is currently under investigation at this time.
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