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Four injured in six-car crash on Kiowa Road in Apple Valley

APPLE VALLEY, Calif. ( — Four people were injured following a six-vehicle traffic collision Monday morning in Apple Valley.

It happened at the intersection of Kiowa Road and Ocotillo Way at about 6:44 am, and involved six vehicles.

Firefighters from the Apple Valley Fire Protection District responded and located several vehicles blocking the roadway and an occupant from a red Dodge requiring extrication, scanner traffic reported.

VVNG member Tammy Jo Farrar-Pelletier witnessed the crash and said it was caused by a woman driving a white van and was following too close to another vehicle that was attempting to make a left-hand turn.

Tammy said the woman attempted to avoid the crash and instead ended up hitting a man that was standing outside his parked pickup truck. “That man was the first to be transported,” stated Tammy.

Four people were transported to local hospitals via ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

Kiowa Road was closed for a couple of hours as officials worked to have six vehicles towed away from the crash.

The California Highway Patrol is handling the investigation into the crash.

(photo by Tammy Jo Farrar-Pelletier)
(photo by Tammy Jo Farrar-Pelletier)
(photo by Tammy Jo Farrar-Pelletier)

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