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Woman transported to hospital after crisis intervention on Victorville overpass

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — A crisis intervention on Sunday afternoon prompted a brief closure of the Niqualli/La Mesa Road overpass in Victorville.

At about 1:34 pm, on April 24, 2022, deputies were out with the adult female who had a knife and began cutting herself.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Tricia Blake said deputies had their less-lethal ready and eventually deployed it. Deputies applied a tourniquet to the woman’s arm before she was transported by AMR to a local hospital.

Westbound lanes on La Mesa Road were temporarily closed during the investigation.

“That is all the information that will be released at this time” stated the spokeswoman.

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