The crash happened around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday on SR-138 (Avenue D), according to a California High Patrol report.
Arturo M. Jaramillo of Lancaster was driving a 1994 Ford eastbound on SR-138(Avenue D) over SR-14 when his vehicle collided with a 2007 Kenworth (big rig) that was making a left hand turn from SR-14 northbound to SR-138 westbound, the report states.
Jaramillo’s vehicle became wedged underneath the big rig causing him serious injuries. He was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital from treatment.
No injuries were reported for the big rig’s driver – 59-year-old Richard R. Carman of Greencastle, IN.
Motorcycle overturns causing major injuries
A 48-year-old Pearblossom woman sustained major injuries early Tuesday morning after she lost control of her motorcycle while trying to negotiate a curve, authorities said.
The single-vehicle collision happened around 6:35 a.m. Tuesday on Longview Road, just north of Homer Road, according to a California Highway Patrol report.
Dora Olesh was riding a 2000 Harley northbound on Longview Road, at an undetermined rate of speed, when she failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and drifted onto the dirt shoulder, the CHP report states.
Olesh lost control of her motorcycle and was thrown from the bike as it overturned, the report states.
She suffered major injuries and was transported to Antelope Valley Hospital for treatment. The traffic collision is still under investigation.