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Family of 3 hurt after car crashes into semi on Mojave Drive

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UPDATE 12/4 – Sheriff’s officials announced in a press release that the driver of the semi, a 62-year old Victorville man, failed to yield at the stop sign on East Trail while turning left onto Mojave Drive and drove into the path of the Honda.

The driver of the Honda, a 26-year old Victorville man, was flown to a nearby hospital for treatment. A 24-year old female and a 5-year old child were passengers in the Honda. The woman was transported to a nearby hospital for arm pain and abrasions. The child, who was restrained in a car seat, did not suffer any visible injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital as a precaution.

The driver of the semi was uninjured and was cited for failure to yield.

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VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) – A family of three had to be extricated from their vehicle Sunday afternoon after a they crashed into a tractor-trailer.

The crash occurred just before 3:00 pm, at the intersection of Mojave Drive and East Trail in Victorville. When first responders arrived they located a 2000 Honda Civic lodged under the trailer of the semi with two adults and one child inside.

According to officials, the child was properly restrained inside a car seat and the two adults required extrication from the vehicle.

The adult male sustained the most life threatening injures and was transported to Victor Valley Global Medical Center and later airlifted to a trauma center. The mother and child were transported by ground ambulance to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center with non life threatening wounds.

According to a witness, the Honda was traveling eastbound on Mojave Drive when the semi attempted to make a left hand turn from East Trail. Unable to stop, the vehicle slammed into the trailer.

The official cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Victorville sheriff’s station.

Information will be updated as it is received.

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Motorcyclist airlifted after crash on Pawnee Rd and Highway 18 in Apple Valley

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A motorcyclist was critically injured in a Tuesday night crash on Highway 18. (Hugo C. Mary's Valdez, VVNG.com)
A motorcyclist was critically injured in a Tuesday night crash on Highway 18. (Hugo C. Mary's Valdez, VVNG.com)

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A motorcycle rider was airlifted following a crash Tuesday in Apple Valley.

It happened at the intersection of Pawnee Road and Highway 18 at 7:35 p.m. and involved a minivan and black 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

When firefighters from the Apple Valley Fire Protection District arrived on scene they requested one airship to land at St. Mary’s Medical Center for the motorcycle rider, who sustained major injuries. Witnesses reported the rider suffered a serious leg injury.

The rider was subsequently airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, and a second ground ambulance was requested to the scene.

Westbound lanes of Highway 18 at Pawnee Ridge were shut down as authorities investigated the crash. Additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

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Downed Power Lines Blocking Arrowhead Lake Rd in Hesperia

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HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Downed power lines are blocking a stretch of busy Arrowhead Lake Road near Randall Road in Hesperia.

At about 5:22 PM on August 11th San Bernardino County Fire responded to the scene and located the snapped utility pole with low hanging high-tension wires across the roadway. Firefighters requested law enforcement to expedite to the scene and shut down the roadway

Southern California Edison will respond to complete the repairs and at this time it’s unknown how long the roadway will remain closed for. According to CHP incident logs, officials are providing traffic control.

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Rollover crash in Hesperia shuts down 15 freeway Tuesday, 2 airlifted

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HESPERIA, Calif.(VVNG.com) — Traffic along the northbound I-15 freeway remains jammed after it was briefly shutdown to land two helicopters Tuesday.

It was reported at 11:53 a.m. on August 11, 2020, about a mile before Main Street in Hesperia.

For reasons still unknown, the four-door sedan rolled over and landed on it’s roof in a drainage ditch along the right shoulder of the freeway.

San Bernardino County Fire responded to the incident and located two people with critical injuries inside the tan colored vehicle.

Firefighters requested that the California Highway Patrol shut down traffic in order to allow the two helicopters to land on the freeway.

A Mercy Air helicopter landed first followed by a Reach helicopter and both occupants were airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

The Victorville CHP is handling the investigation and anyone with information is asked to call 760-241-1186.

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