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Highway 395 closed for investigation after semi and car crash



ADELANTO, Calif. ( – A fatal crash involving a car and a semi has prompted officials to shut down a busy stretch of US Highway 395 here Friday.

At about 12:35 am, dispatch received multiple reports of a head-on traffic collision on US-395 between near Palmdale Road and Seneca Road in Adelanto.

For reasons still under investigation, a red sedan and a Stater Brothers tractor-trailer collided killing a female occupant in the sedan.

San Bernardino County Fire hazmat was advised about a large diesel fuel spill in the roadway.

Highway 395 is expected to remain closed between Mojave Drive and Palmdale Road for several hours. The Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T) will handle the incident and determine the cause of the crash.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.