HINKLEY • A 65-year-old Nevada man died from injuries he sustained in a traffic collision on State Highway 58 early Tuesday morning.
California Highway Patrol officers responded to a wreck near the intersection of State Highway 58 and Helendale Road at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday. The traffic collision involved a near head-on collision between a truck and a car.
The Nevada man was driving a car westbound on highway 58 when he crossed into the eastbound lanes of traffic, according to a CHP report. A 41-year-old Stockton man that was towing a trailer eastbound on the highway swerved to the right in attempt to avoid the oncoming car. The car then struck the trailer which was perpendicular to the highway.
The Nevada man was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton where he died from his injuries at 2:44 a.m. according to a San Bernardino County Coroner's report. The coroner has not released the victim's because his family has not been notified. The Stockton man was not injured in the accident.
The CHP is currently investigation the collision.