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Semi and SUV crash on Frontage Road Wednesday morning

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — A man was flown from the scene of an accident after his SUV nearly went head-on with a tractor-trailer here Wednesday.

The crash was reported at 6:53 am, on Frontage Road which travels along a stretch of the northbound I-15 in Victorville, south of the Stoddard Wells/Bell Mountain exit.

Authorities arrived on scene and located a semi and an SUV that had collided where the roadway curves. Both of the vehicles were on opposite sides of the roadway with debris scattered in the area.

The crash caused the driver of the SUV to become trapped inside the vehicle. Firefighters with San Bernardino County Fire used extrication tools to remove him from the vehicle. An air ambulance landed at the scene of the crash and airlifted the driver of the SUV to an out of area trauma center.

The driver of the semi did not appear to be injured and could be seen cooperating with investigating deputies.

Frontage Road was briefly closed as officials investigated the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

(Hugo C. Valdez, Victor Valley News)
(Hugo C. Valdez, Victor Valley News)

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