Fatal Accident Involving Two Semi Trucks and Sedan on 15 Freeway in Barstow
BARSTOW, CA (October 15, 2021) – A man was killed in a semi truck accident on 15 Freeway in Barstow Thursday morning.
The accident happened around 5:11 a.m. on October 14. According to the California Highway Patrol, the 24-year-old man was in a 2022 Kia sedan with two other males. They were traveling southbound on the freeway when the driver attempted to pass the semi truck on the right shoulder.
The car then struck another semi that was parked in the area. The impact thrown the victim out of the back window and onto the freeway. The semi that the car was trying to pass then struck the man.
First responders pronounced the man dead at the scene. The victim’s identity was not immediately available.
The other two men in the Kia sustained minor injuries and were taken to Barstow Community Hospital.
Neither the driver nor passengers of the vehicle appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the incident. An investigation is ongoing.
We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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