By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: California Highway Patrol and San Bernardino County Fire Department (Information):
Needles, California: Head-on crash involving semi truck and vehicle along northbound U.S. Route 95 just south of South Needles Compressor Station.
The crash was reported before 7:00 a.m. PT today of a semi truck hauling hay and grey Toyota camry.
Medical Engine 32 from San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Station 32 and Medical Ambulance 31 are on scene.
Reports that driver of semi truck not injured, but extrication is underway by firefighters on the other vehicles involved in the crash.
As of 7:44 a.m. PT, Native 6 airship is responding and will be landing along the highway, expect traffic lanes of highway to be closed for medical helicopter landing.
As of 7:47 a.m. PT, extrication completed of the person from vehicle.
As of 7:55 a.m. PT, Careflight 6 has been called. Reports over the scanner that the landing location for patient is relocation to Colorado River Medical Center.
As of 7:58 a.m. PT, patient in route to Colorado River Medical Center.
As of 8:08 a.m. PT, medical helicopter arrives to helipad at Colorado River Medical Center in Needles, California.
As of 8:15 a.m. PT, Ambulance arrives to Colorado River Medical Center, parks near medical helicopter and transports patient.
As of 8:17 a.m. PT, California Highway Patrol reports all lanes of U.S. Route 95 reopened.
As of 8:29 a.m. PT, patient got transported from Colorado River Medical Center to Careflight 6, and took off to another hospital.
As of 8:48 a.m. PT, A Toe Truck towing service has been called to the scene.
As of 9:17 a.m. PT, medical helicopter lands at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.