Johnny Hartfield III Killed in Hesperia Crash on 15 Northbound Freeway
HESPERIA (April 11, 2019) – A driver was killed after a traffic collision along the northbound 15 Freeway on Tuesday afternoon, April 9.
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department identified the deceased motorist as Johnny Lee Hartfield III, of Victorville.
According to a news release by the coroner’s office, Hartfield was driving his vehicle north on the Interstate 15 freeway when for an unknown reason he collided with the rear of a big rig.
Car and Big Rig Crash on 15 Freeway in Hesperia, April 9
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found Hartfield suffering from major injuries as a result of the crash.
He was then taken to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he later died. His age was not immediately available.
The cause of the incident, which took place at approximately 3:30 p.m., remains under investigation. It was not specified in the report whether or not the operator of the truck was hurt in the wreck.
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