VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A pedestrian struck by a vehicle Friday night was airlifted to a trauma center with life-threatening injuries.
It happened in the eastbound lanes of Mojave Drive near Condor Road just before 6:30 PM on October 23, 2020.
According to witnesses, the impact caused the pedestrian to be thrown into the air, and CPR was performed at the scene.
Victorville City Fire requested a medical helicopter to land at Victor Valley Global Medical Center and the pedestrian was subsequently airlifted to a trauma center.
Sheriff’s deputies located a 2003 Honda Accord with damage to the passenger side windshield in the nearby parking lot of the Circle K gas station. The driver of the vehicle was detained on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Eastbound traffic on Mojave Drive was closed for a couple of hours as deputies investigated. Additional information will be updated as it becomes available.
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