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Two Fatal Traffic Collisions on the I-15 Within One Hour

( On Wednesday, June 24, 2015 two fatal accidents occurred less than an hour apart and approximately 60 miles away from each other on the southbound I-15.

Per CHP incident logs, an SUV with two occupants overturned several times and landed in the center divider. An off-duty officer at the scene reported the doors on the vehicle were stuck leaving both occupants trapped.

The accident was reported at 5:52 P.M., on the southbound 15 freeway near mile marker 106.

(incident map)
(incident map)

Both occupants suffered injuries including deep lacerations to the hands, one party with injuries to the foot and possible neck injuries.

A passerby stopped and assisted in removing one of the patients from the vehicle and began administering CPR.

Southbound traffic was temporarily stopped in order to allow an airship to land on the freeway. One patient was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries. A second patient was pronounced dead at the scene.

Further up on the southbound 15 freeway a separate fatal traffic collision was reported near mile marker 147 at 6:32 P.M.

Per CHP incident logs, a vehicle collided into the rear of a tractor-trailer and one person was pronounced dead on arrival.

The San Bernardino Coroners Department will positively identity the deceased and release their identities pending notification of next of kin.

At this time no additional information is available. Please check back later for more details.

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