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Eastbound Highway 18 in Apple Valley closed due to fatal accident – VVNG.com

APPLE VALLEY, California (VVNG.com) – The eastern lanes of Highway 18 in the city of Apple Valley have been closed due to the investigation of a fatal traffic accident.

The accident was reported around 3pm on Thursday, June 9, and involved a black four-door sedan and a dark gray van.

Firefighters from the Apple Valley Fire Department responded and declared one person dead and another in critical condition.

(Hugo C. Valdez, VVNG.com)

According to a witness who stopped to help, the driver of the limousine and a small puppy were killed in the accident. The passenger was transferred by plane to the trauma center. The driver of the van suffered minor injuries.

The eastern lanes of Highway 18 are being bypassed on Rimrock Road during the investigation. Sheriff’s officials did not release any details about the accident. This is an evolving story and additional information will be updated as it becomes available.

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Eastbound Highway 18 in Apple Valley closed due to fatal accident – VVNG.com

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