Several Injured After Tractor Hits Multiple Vehicles on 15 Freeway Saturday
BAKER, Ca (July 13, 2019) – As many as 15 people suffered injuries following a traffic collision on the Interstate 15 Freeway Saturday afternoon.
According to Victor Valley News, tractor-trailer traveling on the southbound I-15 crashed through the center divider. The semi eventually struck multiple vehicles in the opposite lanes.
Emergency teams arrived at the location shortly after 3 p.m. First responders reportedly found a person trapped inside a white SUV; and another person from the same vehicle was apparently ejected during the crash.
Major Car and Semi Accident in Baker, July 13
Authorities said the final patient count is 15. Among the victims, three unidentified parties sustained the most severe trauma. Three medical helicopters landed at the scene and lifted all three critical to hospitals. Furthermore, ground ambulances transported 12 other injured parties to hospitals in unspecified condition.
The official cause of the crash remained under investigation. California Highway Patrol is the agency handling the case.
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