Fatal Crash on 15 Freeway in Phelan Kills One, Injures Two
PHELAN, CA (August 3, 2019) – One person died in a crash on 15 Freeway southbound on Saturday evening.
Police did not release the identity of the victim at this time.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened between Oak Hill Road and Highway 138 at approximately 11:36 PM. Based on an initial report, two vehicles were involved in the incident. It started after a brown box-shaped SUV side-swiped a black Prius before flying off the side of the freeway. The Prius came to a rest near the entrance of the runaway truck ramp.
The paramedics arrived for needed medical attention. The driver, the lone occupant of the SUV, was declared dead at the scene, while two people from the Prius sustained minor injuries.
All lanes of traffic closed while authorities conducted an investigation.
Police did not release any other information regarding the crash at this time. Authorities conducted a clearing operation in the area. However, the crash is still currently under investigation.
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