1 Killed, 1 Hurt in Fatal Auto Collision near Mariposa Road in Hesperia

HESPERIA, CA (December 1, 2021) – A woman died on Tuesday after she lost control of her vehicle resulting in a crash on Interstate 15 Freeway.

According to authorities, a 61-year-old woman from Victorville was driving her SUV north when she veered from the right traffic lane onto the dirt shoulder and lost control.

When the vehicle re-entered the traffic lanes, it overturned multiple times before coming to a stop on the dirt shoulder of Mariposa Road. Upon impact, the driver was ejected from the SUV.

First responders found the female driver suffering from life-threatening injuries, and later pronounced the victim dead. Officers noted she was not wearing a seatbelt at the time.

Meanwhile, her right-front passenger, a 47-year-old male, sustained minor injuries. Authorities have not yet released his identity.

Authorities said drugs and or alcohol were not a contributing factor in the crash.

At this time, an investigation is still currently ongoing. Anyone with additional details is urged to contact 760-241-1186 as soon as possible.


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