2 Dead in Big Rig Crash on 15 Freeway near Hodge Road [Barstow, CA]
Deadly Big Rig Crash on 15 Freeway near Barstow
BARSTOW, CA (January 21, 2020) — Two people died, while a third was hospitalized, following a fiery big rig crash on 15 Freeway near Barstow on Sunday.
Emergency crews took the injured person to Loma Linda University Medical Center in unknown condition.
The crash involved two big rigs and happened near Hodge Road. The San Bernardino County Fire Department provided photos showing both vehicles engulfed in flames and their charred remains.
Meantime, the officials shut down southbound 15 Freeway for several hours until about 8:00 a.m.
The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. However, further investigation is underway.
In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of the victim.
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