Woman and teen are killed in Apple Valley crash with a pickup truck
According to a news report from The Sun, one person was killed and at least two others were injured in a two-vehicle car crash that took place on Sitting Bull Road and Tamiani Road in Apple Valley.
As mentioned in the report, the accident occurred in the evening at about 5:45 p.m. when Jacqueline Contreras was headed northbound on Sitting Bull Road in a Saturn towards an intersection at Tamiani Road.
Reportedly, Contreras failed to stop at the intersection and was caught in the direct path of a westbound Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck driven by Richard Gonzalez.
Sources stated that the collision impact caused both vehicles to go off road. The Saturn rolled over almost twice before ending up on its roof.
Authorities arrived at the scene, including the Apple Valley Major Accident Investigation Team and paramedics as well as rescuers who were able to pull Jacqueline Contreras out of her vehicle. She was airlifted by helicopter to an emergency trauma room at St. Mary Medical Center in Apple Valley, the article reported.
Jacqueline Contreras shortly died afterwards and was pronounced dead inside the emergency room.
A teenager, identified as Ruben Contreras was also identified in the article as a victim in the accident and died at the scene of the crash, reported the article.
Currently, this crash remains under investigation as authorities work to determine the exact cause and liable party in the crash.
Further details will be reported at a later time once the investigation has concluded.
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