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Driver airlifted after crashing into the back of a semi on I-15 freeway

BARSTOW, Calif. ( — One person was airlifted after their vehicle crashed into the back of a semi on the I-15 freeway early Saturday.

At about 4:00 am, San Bernardino County Firefighters were dispatched to a crash on the northbound I-15, north of the Stoddard Wells Road exit near mile marker 63.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident logs, the driver of the semi reported a vehicle collided into the back of his semi on the right-hand shoulder.

Firefighters arrived and found a white sedan with major damage and requested a medical helicopter to respond to the scene.

The I-15 was briefly shut down while the helicopter landed just north of the accident on the freeway.

One person was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

All lanes were re-opened by 5:46 am.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.

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