1 Dead, 3 Injured in I-15 Rollover Crash
1 Dead, 3 Injured in I-15 Rollover Crash

One person died and three others suffered injuries in an I-15 rollover crash Wednesday. The accident occurred at 12:51 p.m. on northbound I-15 between Yermo and Baker. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) a southbound Lexus SUV experienced a tire tread separation. The driver lost control and the vehicle overturned in the center divider. The Lexus then entered the northbound lanes and struck a Nissan Armada. The crash impact caused the Nissan to overturn as well.

The driver of the Nissan, a 65-year-old woman, died at the scene from her injuries. Firefighters extricated one person from the vehicle who sustained major injuries. An airship transported the victim to a trauma center. The two Lexus occupants sustained minor injuries in the accident. However, neither went to the hospital.

I-15 Rollover Crash Causes Traffic Delays

The crash caused significant traffic delays in both directions of I-15. Police reopened all lanes around 5:30 p.m., and traffic finally began moving smoothly by the evening. The Barstow CHP continues to investigate the fatal I-15 rollover crash.

Another I-15 rollover crash occurred Sunday night in Victorville. The driver of a Honda sedan was traveling north on I-15 between Palmdale Road and Roy Rogers Drive when he struck the center divider. The impact caused the vehicle to roll across several lanes. The driver suffered a head injury in the accident. Emergency responders transported him to a local hospital. The CHP is also investigating this crash.

“Our thoughts are with those affected by these violent crashes. Please remain alert and focused on the road when you’re behind the wheel this summer,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in an auto accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 777-7777 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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