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SB I-15 freeway in Victorville closed due to rollover crash

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The pickup truck was shredded and mangled.(Gabriel D. Espinoza, Victor Valley News)

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — The I-15 freeway in Victorville was shut down Saturday night following a rollover crash.

It happened at about 9:36 pm on the southbound I-15 near the Roy Rogers Drive exit.

A father and his 4-year-old son were traveling in a 2006 Toyota Tundra pickup truck that overturned. Firefighters requested two helicopters to land on the freeway.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident logs, a white sedan was reckless driving and crashed into the center divider and the other rolled.

The male driver of the pickup truck sustained life-threatening injuries. Upon the request of Victorville City Firefighters, the 4-year-old was airlifted to the same hospital as his father. The child’s injuries were not life-threatening.

This is a developing story, check back for updates as they become available.

Reach helicopter H325 landing on the I-15 freeway in Victorville. (Hugo C. Valdez, Victor Valley News)
Reach helicopter H325 landing on the I-15 freeway in Victorville. (Hugo C. Valdez, Victor Valley News)
Mercy Air helicopter landing on the I-15 freeway in Victorville to airlift a traffic accident patient. (Hugo C. Valdez, Victor Valley News)
Mercy Air helicopter landing on the I-15 freeway in Victorville to airlift a traffic accident patient. (Hugo C. Valdez, Victor Valley News)

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