A 33-year-old woman and three children were killed in a head-on collision Friday night in Victorville.
At approximately 8:11 p.m., a 1999 Toyota Corolla driver was traveling westbound on Airport Expressway near Phantom West when she struck a Honda Accord.
The Accord crossed into the eastbound lanes and collided head-on with a Ford Explorer.
The Corolla driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Her two passengers, aged 11 and 2, were also killed upon impact.
A third passenger, a 6-year-old boy, was transported to a local hospital where he died shortly before 9 p.m.
A 9-year-old girl sustained critical injuries and was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center.
The driver of the Ford Explorer was taken to a local hospital for pain and pre-existing conditions unrelated to the accident.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation.
No further detail of the accident is currently available.
When the front ends of two cars collide with each other, the impact causes severe damages to both vehicles. Because of the abrupt nature of a head-on collision, both drivers and passengers can sustain serious, and sometimes fatal, injuries. It is crucial to act quickly after a head-on accident to protect your rights.
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