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Upcoming I-15 Freeway Closures

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Ranchero Road Interchange

HESPERIA:(VVNG.com)- Crews will require nighttime closures Interstate 15 between Oak Hills Road and US 395 beginning Tuesday, July 1st and continuing through Thursday morning. Lane closures will begin at 9pm with full closures starting on the northbound side at midnight and the southbound direction at 11pm. Northbound closures will be lifted at 6am the following morning and southbound will be lifted at 5am to meet the demand of morning commute traffic. The newly constructed on and off ramps at Ranchero Road will be used as detours during the full directional closures. Motorists are encouraged to slow down when traveling through the construction area and be mindful of construction equipment and personnel.

The closures are necessary so crews can safely construct the support structure needed for constructing the new Ranchero Road bridge over Interstate 15. This activity marks a major milestone in the bridge construction effort following the May 5th fire that consumed much of the bridge falsework that had been previously erected.

Nighttime freeway closures are planned for Ranchero Interchange Bridge construction on I-15 between Oak Hills Road and US 395. From July 1st through the 3rd, two Northbound lanes will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to midnight, with a full Northbound closure from midnight to 6:00 a.m each night.

On July 2nd, two Southbound lanes will also be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., with a full Southbound closure from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. The closures are necessary so crews can work safely to construct the support structure for the new Ranchero Interchange Bridge.

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Woman airlifted from crash on Sheep Creek and El Mirage Roads Saturday night

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Traffic Accident on El Mirage and Sheep Creek Road
(Photo by Jessica Christopherson)

ADELANTO, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Several people were injured in a T-bone crash at the intersection of Sheep Creek near El Mirage Roads Saturday night.

According to the California Highway Patrol incident logs, the traffic accident was reported at about 9:30 PM on August 8th and involved a silver Chevy Tahoe and a silver Ford F-150.

San Bernardino County Firefighters responded and located the Tahoe with major damage to the passenger side and used extrication tools to remove a young child. A female adult sitting in the front passenger was critically injured and a helicopter was requested to airlift her to a trauma center.

A CHP helicopter H-80 landed in the roadway and subsequently flew the injured woman to Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Jessica Christopherson was on her way home from work when she drove up to the accident and heard children inside the SUV screaming and pulled over to call 911. Jessica said the little girl’s leg was pinned but when firefighters removed her from the vehicle she only had some scrapes.

According to Jessica, the dad in the Tahoe was okay and another little girl was shaken up and all three were taken by ground ambulance to LLUMC. The driver of the pickup truck sustained a gash to the back of his head.

Jessica told VVNG she’s almost been involved in several accidents on El Mirage Road due to people speeding and would like to see at least a 3-way stop sign instead of just one.

The California Highway Patrol Victorville Station is handling the investigation into the cause of the crash.

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Man found dead at High Desert Inn Motel in Hesperia

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HESPERIA, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Police said no foul play was suspected after a man was found dead at the High Desert Inn.

On Thursday, August 6, 2020, at approximately 1:02 a.m., deputies responded to High Desert Inn, located at 14320 Main Street, in reference to a medical aid call.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Taylor Reynolds said A 59-year-old male was found unresponsive at the incident location. “Deputies did not discover any signs of foul play,” stated Reynolds.

The spokeswoman said the investigation is being handled by the Coroner’s Division and had no other information available for release.

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At least 3 killed, 3 airlifted in 15 freeway crash near Baker

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BAKER, Calif. (VVNG.com) – At least three people have been confirmed killed, and three others were airlifted from a crash that shut down a stretch of 15 freeway Saturday evening.

It happened just after 7 p.m. on the northbound I-15 near Baker after an SUV crashed into the back of a semi truck and caught fire.

When firefighters arrived on scene they located the vehicle fully involved in fire with an unknown amount occupants still trapped inside.

Scanner traffic indicated that the fire quickly spread from the SUV to the semi truck, which was described as a 53-foot general cargo truck loaded with clothing.

Scanner traffic also indicated that three helicopters landed on the freeway to transport a 15-year-old, a child, and the child’s mother to Las Vegas University Medical Center.

In all, 1 person sustained critical injuries, 3 others sustained moderate injuries, and at least 3 people were pronounced deceased onscene with a possible fourth person still in the wreckage, scanner traffic reported.

Firefighters had a knock-down of the fire at about 9:45 p.m.

The identification of the deceased is not expected to be released until next-of-kin has been notified.

Officers from the CHP Barstow Station are handling the investigation into the cause of the accident.

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