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2 Injured in Cottonwood DUI Accident on 5 Freeway

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Two People Hospitalized After Car, Big Rig Collide on 5 Freeway near Sunset Hills Drive in Cottonwood

Cottonwood DUI Accident

2 Injured in Cottonwood DUI Accident on 5 Freeway

Cottonwood, California: Two people were taken to the hospital after a suspected DUI collision involving a big rig that happened Thursday afternoon in Cottonwood, the California Highway Patrol said.

The accident transpired around 5:27 p.m. on 5 Freeway near Sunset Hills Drive.

According to investigators, 59-year-old Dawn Potterton, of Redding was behind the wheel of a 2014 Hyundai Sonata heading south on the freeway in the right-hand lane at about 25 mph. At the same time, 46-year-old Freddy Nsunzu, of West Chester, Ohio, was driving a 2023 Freightliner big rig hauling a fully loaded trailer between 55-60 mph.

Police said for an unknown reason, the big rig rear-ended the Sonata.

The impact sent both vehicles across the freeway’s left-hand lane, the median, and both northbound lanes, where the big rig overturned onto its passenger side.

The Sonata continued onto the freeway’s east shoulder and stopped on its wheels.

Emergency personnel transported Nsunzu to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital for treatment.

Potterton was also hospitalized for treatment. She was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Investigators closed the freeway for several hours as they worked the scene.

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Officer Carlos Gonzalez Killed in Car Crash at La Mesa and Amethyst Roads in Victorville

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Officer Carlos Killed in Victorville Car Accident at La Mesa and Amethyst Roads in Victorville

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Carlos Gonzalez Killed in Victorville Vehicle Collision at La Mesa Road

Victorville, California – Officer Carlos Gonzalez has been identified as the individual killed in a traffic collision early Sunday morning in Victorville, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The accident happened at the La Mesa Road and Amethyst Road intersection at about 1:45 a.m.

Police said a blue 2002 Ford Ranger broadsided a black Toyota Camry. The Camry sustained extensive damage while the Ford rolled over and landed on the grass at Liberty Elementary School.

Gonzalez was killed in the collision. His passenger was critically hurt.

The Camry occupants, possibly three, were taken to a hospital for review.

The incident remains under investigation.

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 Roberta Araiza Hit and Killed by Vehicle on Main Street in Hesperia

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Roberta Araiza Killed in Hesperia Pedestrian Accident on Main Street near Maple Avenue

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Roberta Araiza Fatally Injured After Car Crash on Main Street near Maple Avenue

Hesperia, CA. – The California Highway Patrol officials have identified Roberta Araiza, 35, as the female pedestrian killed in a traffic collision on Monday morning in Hesperia.

The crash occurred at about 5:20 a.m. on Main Street near Maple Avenue.

Araiza was hit by a car for unknown reasons.

She was declared dead at the accident scene.

The involved driver stayed at the scene and was cooperative.

The incident remains under investigation.

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Man Injured in Pacific Beach Motorcycle Accident at Grand and Kendall Avenues

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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Collision at Grand and Kendall Avenues in Pacific Beach

Pacific Beach Motorcycle Accident

Man Injured in Pacific Beach Motorcycle Accident at Grand and Kendall Avenues

Pacific Beach, California – A motorcyclist sustained major injuries Sunday night after colliding with a vehicle in Pacific Beach.

According to the San Diego Police Department, the accident happened around 8:33 p.m. at Grand and Kendall Avenues.

A 33-year-old man was riding a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle eastbound on Grand Avenue when he entered the bicycle lane in an attempt to pass stopped traffic.

At the same time, a 33-year-old man was driving a 2020 Jeep Cherokee westbound on Grand Avenue, when he made a turn onto Kendal Avenue and broadsided the motorcycle.

The rider suffered serious injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment.

The accident remains under investigation.

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