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One person airlifted after crash in Hesperia Wednesday

HESPERIA, Calif. ( — One person was airlifted to a trauma center following a major injury traffic collision Wednesday afternoon.

It happened at about 5:38 pm on August 14, 2019, at the intersection of Locust Avenue and Eucalyptus Street in Hesperia and involved a white 2006 Dodge Ram and a Toyota minivan.

The crash left two people inside the pickup truck trapped and requiring extrication. San Bernardino County Firefighters used heavy rescue tools to free the occupants.

Firefighters requested a helicopter to land in a field at Eucalyptus Street and Eleventh Avenue, across the street from Fire Station 304.

A male from the truck was transported by ground ambulance to a local hospital with less serious injuries. A young child was also transported to a hospital as a precaution.

The intersection is controlled by a 4-way stop sign and the posted speed limit is 40 mph.

Deputies from the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station are investigating the collision.

(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)
(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

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