Young Boy Injured in Fiery Crash near Foothill Boulevard

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA (March 17, 2022) – Thursday afternoon, a young boy sustained injuries in a fiery car accident on Interstate 15.

The incident occurred around 1:06 p.m., along southbound Interstate 15 between Foothill Boulevard and 4th Street.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a white or silver Toyota Scion Tc and a gray Mitsubishi Lancer were driving at high speeds, when one of the vehicles threw a water bottle.

For road rage suspected reasons, the two vehicles collided causing both to spin and crash into the center divider. Shortly after, the Scion burst into flames before firefighters arrived and extinguished the fire.

Paramedics ended up taking a young boy who was a passenger in the Mitsubishi, to a local hospital. The boy had bleeding from his head, but his current condition is unknown.

Moreover, officers temporarily closed the two left lanes for more than an hour. At this time, officials have not provided any further information. However, an active investigation is ongoing.

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