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Victorville hit and run driver crashes into pole, car catches fire



VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — A woman fleeing from the scene of a hit-and-run crash was forced to run from her burning vehicle after she crashed a second time.

At about 3:37 pm a 56-year old female, backed her 2013 Ford Taurus into a 2016 Toyota, at Nisqualli and 2nd.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez told Victor Valley News the owner of the Toyota believed she was going to stop and exchange information but she did not.

“She drove east on Nisqualli and when she neared the Arco at Hesperia Road, she lost control of the Ford and drove into a planter. Her vehicle caught fire and luckily she was able to get out of the vehicle,” stated Rodriguez.

No injuries were reported by either of the drivers.

Rodriguez said the driver of the Ford was cited for hit and run and failure to provide proof of insurance.

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