Ridgecrest, CA – Child Airlifted Following Multi-Vehicle Crash on US-395

Ridgecrest, CA (August 18, 2019) – A child was hurt in a crash that took place in Ridgecrest on Saturday, August 17th.  According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash occurred on highway US-395 near Bowman Road.

There were two vehicles involved in the crash. One of the vehicles, a Ford Expedition, traveled 20 feet off of the roadway following impact. The Expedition suffered major front-end damage in the collision. The other vehicle was described as a Chevrolet pickup truck with an attached fifth-wheel trailer. There is no word on what caused the crash to take place.

Paramedics responded to the crash scene. A child was airlifted from the scene and taken to a local hospital for treatment. There is no word on the child’s condition at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the young child who was injured in this accident and his or her family at this time.  We hope for a full recovery.

Multi-Vehicle Accidents in California

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