FeaturedNewsVictorville News

Woman dies after crashing into training tower at a Victorville fire station

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Sheriff’s officials said a Victorville woman who crashed into a fire department training tower Wednesday night has died, officials said.

The driver, Valentina Smith, 47, was airlifted to a trauma center after her 2015 black Honda Accord slammed into the multi-story building used for firefighter training at Victorville Fire station 311 on Desert Knoll Drive.

A Mercy Air medical helicopter landed near the scene of the crash and airlifted Smith to a trauma center where despite life-saving measures she was pronounced deceased.

Based on preliminary information, deputies determined the Honda was driving through the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds parking lot and collided with the training tower.

Deputies are continuing to investigate the cause of the collision. Anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Deputy A. Ramos at (760)241-2911.

To follow updates to this article and more, Join our newsgroup on Facebook with over 124,000 members, Like our Facebook page, and Follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

Related Article: Woman airlifted after crashing into a Victorville City Fire training tower

Leave a comment


VVNG Staff

Have a news tip or story idea? We'd love to hear from you! Call (760)998-1598 or email News@vvng.com
Back to top button