PHELAN, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Slick roadways and snow have prompted authorities to shut down Highway 138 after multiple collisions were reported.
According to Caltrans District 8, SR-138 is closed between Beekley Road and I-15 A SIG ALERT was issued at 6:47 a.m.
According to the California Highway Patrol incident logs, multiple spin out crashes, an overturned semi, and motorist that are stuck in the roadway prompting officials to shut down the highway.
At about 7:00 am, San Bernardino County Fire requested a medical helicopter to airlift a patient critically injured in a crash on Highway 138. Details on the incident were not immediately available.
There are reports of black ice on SR-138 in the Phelan area and CHP Officials are advising to avoid the area until the roadway is reopened.
Please check back for updates as they become available.
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