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Helicopter lands on I-15 in Apple Valley to airlift an injured motorcyclist

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APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A Mercy Air helicopter landed on the I-15 freeway in Apple Valley to airlift an injured motorcyclist Monday night.

It happened at about 7:53 pm, on June 28, along the northbound 15 between Stoddard Wells Road and Dale Evans Parkway.

Firefighters from Apple Valley Fire Protection District requested a helicopter to land on the freeway. CHP conducted a traffic stop while emergency personnel loaded the patient. The incident prompted traffic to back up to D Street.

The California Highway Patrol Victorville station is investigating the cause of the crash.

(Mercy Air crew and firefighters loading the patient into the helicopter. Hugo C. Valdez, VVNG.com)
(Northbound traffic on the I-15 from the Stoddard Wells Road overpass. Hugo C. Valdez, VVNG.com)

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