Shortly before 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 31st, a wrong-way head-on collision killed two people in Victorville. While traveling northbound on Interstate 15 near the Bear Valley Road onramp in a 2007 Corolla, an 85-year-old woman crashed into a 1993 Cadillac Eldorado occupied by a 67-year-old man heading in the opposite, and correct, direction. He was pronounced dead at the scene, while she succumbed to her injuries at a local hospital. A third vehicle was also involved in the accident, but the driver was not injured. Authorities are investigating the collision, explains a California personal injury lawyer.
Victorville accounted for 15 of the 192 fatalities and 365 of the 10,983 injuries suffered by motor vehicle occupants in traffic accidents throughout San Bernardino County in 2009, according to the California Highway Patrol’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System. That year, traffic fatalities decreased by 10.3 percent in the state, from 3,434 to 3,081.
All of us at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to offer our condolences to the families of the two people who were killed in the head-on collision on Tuesday.
The Los Angeles Times originally reported this Victorville wrong-way crash.
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