VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) A major traffic collision involving two vehicles forced the closure of Bear Valley Road.
Just after 5:10 p.m. dispatch received reports of a vehicle on fire and a person trapped on Bear Valley Road near Pacoima Road.
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputies and Firefighters from SBCFD responded and located two vehicles with significant damage.
The male driver of one vehicle, a silver Chevy Tahoe, was able to exit his SUV. The male driver of the other vehicle, a white Chevy Camaro, required extrication which was completed at 5:28 p.m.
“There was only one person in each vehicle at the time of the accident,” Deputy Jeff Dean said.
The driver of the Tahoe was taken by ground ambulance to a local hospital with complaints of chest pain.
The driver in the Camaro was taken to Desert Valley Hospital and later airlifted to a trauma center. His condition is unknown at this time.
Both vehicles came to rest in the eastbound lanes and based on debris at the scene, it appears the initial impact also occurred in the eastbound lanes.
San Bernardino County Fire Department Captain Jeremy Kern said there was no vehicle fire when they arrived on scene.
Bear Valley Road between Mall Boulevard and Pacoima Avenue will be closed for duration of at least 5-hours allowing for an investigation, according to Deputy Dean.
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