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Semi Truck Driver’s Failure to Yield Sends Three to the Hospital

Semi Truck Driver’s Failure to Yield Sends Three to the Hospital

Family Assistance Program

VICTORVILLE – A semi-truck that failed to yield at a stop sign caused two injuries on Monday afternoon.

At around 2:56 p.m. deputies from the Victorville Police Department and emergency medical personnel responded to the report of a vehicle that had become lodged under a 2015 semi-truck due to a traffic collision on Mojave Drive and East Trail. When they arrived they located the 2000 Honda Civic partially under semi-truck.

The driver of the semi, a 62-year-old Victorville man, failed to yield at the East Trail stop sign while turning left onto Mojave Drive into the path of the Honda. The Honda was occupied by a 25-year-old man, a 24-year-old woman, and a 5-year-old child. The 25-year-old male driver was airlifted to the hospital, the woman was transported to the hospital for arm pain and abrasions and the child, who was in a car seat was not visibly injured but was transported to the hospital as a precaution. The driver of the semi was not injured as a result of the collision and was cited for failure to yield.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

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This article was written by a staff member of the 24/7 Headline News Organization
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