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Phelan Fatal Car Crash Highway 138 Near Sheep Creek Road

Phelan Fatal Car Crash Highway 138 Near Sheep Creek Road

2 Killed, 2 Critically Injured in Phelan Crash at Highway 138 Near Sheep Creek

PHELAN, CA (October 2, 2022) – A crash killed two people and critically injured two others on Highway 138 near Sheep Creek Road in Phelan.

According to an article published by the Victor Valley News, the tragic accident took place on Sunday evening. Officers reported the wreck at about 5:44 p.m.

The incident happened when a white Mitsubishi sedan was going west on Highway 138 near Sheep Creek Road in Phelan. At the same time, a blue 2000 Chevy Silverado 1500 was traveling east.

For an unknown reason, the Mitsubishi crossed over the solid double-yellow lines and into the path of the Chevy. In the process, the sedan hit the pickup truck head-on.

2 Cars Collide

The California Highway Patrol said the front end of the Chevy ended up smashed into the passenger side of the Mitsubishi. The impact of the collision split the sedan into half.

Firefighters along with the paramedics soon arrived at the scene and confirmed that two individuals died as a result of the collision.

Two other patients, including a child, survived the incident with critical injuries. A ground ambulance rushed the child to a hospital for treatment.

A ground ambulance flew the other person to the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for further aid. The names of the deceased and wounded parties have not been yet released.

Meanwhile, CHP forced Highway 138 to shut down for several hours in both directions near Sheep Creek following the wreck. The cause of the fatal Phelan crash is still under investigation.

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Sources: California Highway Patrol and Victor Valley News

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