VICTORVILLE – The adult female driver of a vehicle that was involved in a single-vehicle traffic collision died as a result of the collision on Wednesday night.
On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at around 11:44 p.m. deputies from the Victorville station responded and emergency medical personnel responded to the intersection of Palmdale and El Evado Road in the City of Victorville in response to a report of a traffic collision. When they arrived they were able to determine that the 2003 Lexus was driving east on Palmdale Road when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle slammed into the traffic signal and the vehicle caught on fire. The driver remained unconscious in the burning vehicle. Witnesses pulled the driver out of the burning vehicle prior to emergency personnel arriving at the scene.
The driver suffered major injuries and was transported to the hospital. At the hospital, the driver was pronounced deceased. Authorities are not releasing the identity of the driver at this time. The cause of the collision remains under investigation.
Anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Deputy A. Hylin at the Victorville Police Station.
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