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Seven injured in Apple Valley collision

APPLE VALLEY • Seven victims were injured in a collision after one vehicle failed to stop at an intersection of Bear Valley Road, officials said Thursday.

At approximately 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, a vehicle heading northbound on Joshua Road failed to stop or yield for an oncoming vehicle at the intersection, resulting in a two-vehicle collision, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Apple Valley station spokesperson Teresa McMahon.

Personnel from Apple Valley Fire District and San Bernardino County Fire, along with the Sheriff’s Department responded to the scene of the collision and extricated one victim from a vehicle, McMahon said.

The victim suffered major injuries and was airlifted to Loma Linda Medical Center for treatment, according to Tim Franke, floor manager at the county fire dispatch center.

Six other victims suffered minor injuries, and no further information about their condition or treatment was available, Franke said.

The scene was cleared by 8:50 p.m. and the incident is under investigation by deputies from the Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station.

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