Fatal 15 Freeway Hesperia Crash Leaves Child Dead Near Oak Hill Road

Semi-Truck, Car Rollover Crash on I-15 Freeway in Hesperia

 Fatal 15 Freeway Hesperia Crash Leaves Child Dead Near Oak Hill RoadHESPERIA, Calif. (August 2, 2021) — A fatal 15 Freeway Hesperia crash Sunday afternoon left one child dead and two others with major injuries.

The deadly crash happened about 12:58 p.m. on August 1st, just south of Oak Hill Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The drivers of a Honda Accord and a semi-tractor trailer truck collided due to unknown reasons. Upon impact, the car overturned multiple times before it stopped near the shoulder of the freeway.

Three adults and two children were in the car at the time of the collision.  A 4-month-old Salinas girl, a young boy and an adult women all suffered major injuries in the collision. Paramedics with San Bernardino County Fire requested two helicopters to transport the children and woman to trauma centers. The mother and father of the child who were also in the vehicle did not suffer injuries.

Sadly the girl, identified as Elanie Barraba, died at the Desert Valley Hospital at 1:33 p.m. the same day, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner’s website.

Meanwhile, the semi truck driver stopped at the scene. He reportedly cooperated with CHP officers and the investigation into the fatal Hesperia 15 Freeway crash.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation by the Victorville CHP Station. This story will be updated as more information is available.


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