Officer Rescues Crash Victim from Burning Vehicle

A woman was rescued from a burning vehicle on I-15 in Victorville last month. The woman was driving a Ford Escort on I-15 near Mariposa Road when she crashed into a utility pole. The impact sent the vehicle through a chain link fence. It came to rest on the driver side and caught fire.

Driver Trapped in Burning Vehicle

The driver was trapped in the vehicle for a short time before a California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer responded to the scene. He pulled the woman from the burning vehicle. An ambulance took her to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center with minor injuries.

Police are still investigating the cause of the collision. Mariposa Road was closed in both directions near the Red Roof Inn for the utility pole to be repaired.

“Thank you to the wonderful CHP officer for his quick and brave response to this accident. The outcome could easily have been far worse for the driver if she had not received help in time,” 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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