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Person transported by plane after SUV hit Victorville fire truck – VVNG.com

VICTORVILLE, California (VVNG.com) – One person was transferred by plane after an SUV hit a Victorville fire truck on Friday afternoon.

It happened around 3pm on June 3, 2022 at the intersection of La Mesa Road and Amethyst Road near Liberty Elementary School.

Firefighters reported that they had a total of three passengers in the 2003 Chevy Trailblazer and that they had one person trapped and would require a smaller evacuation.

(Gabriel D. Espinoza, VVNG.com)

A medical helicopter was asked to respond and land in a nearby park. Mercy Air 22 landed in the field and transported the person to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

A Victorville firefighter and two other passengers from the vehicle were transported as a precaution to Desert Valley Hospital.

Victorville City spokeswoman Sue Jones told VVNG that the incident is currently under investigation. “We hope that everyone involved, including our VFD firefighter / paramedic, is safe and recovering quickly,” a spokeswoman said.

the jeep crashed into a Victorville fire truck
(Gabriel D. Espinoza, VVNG.com)
the jeep crashed into a Victorville fire truck
(Gabriel D. Espinoza, VVNG.com)

Additional details will be updated as they become available. The cause of the accident is being investigated by the Victorville Police Department. Anyone with information is requested to call 760-241-2911.

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Person transported by plane after SUV hit Victorville fire truck – VVNG.com

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