Several Injured in Tow-Truck Crash on Hwy 18 in Lucerne Valley, CA

January 6, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
California Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Tow Truck
Hwy 18
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Vehicle lost control at a curve and crashed in an embankment

What Happened

California Highway Patrol Officials are investigating a tow truck crash that left several people injured on Hwy 18 in Lucerne Valley, CA on January 6th, 2019. Officials say a tow-truck hauling a full-size van lost control at a curve and fell 60 feet down an embankment where it crashed. Two people were critically injured and several others were injured and transported to area hospitals.

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