3 airlifted from head on crash near Neenach

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital staff members wheel a crash victim from Air Rescue 5 atop the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital helipad on Thursday Oct. 19, 2017. Austin Dave/The Signal

Three people suffered serious injuries and were airlifted to two separate hospitals Thursday afternoon following a head-on crash near Neenach.

One patient, a man who appeared to be in his 40s, was taken by helicopter to Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital.

Two other patients were taken in another helicopter to Antelope Valley Hospital.

The crash happened just before 3:45 p.m. Thursday on Highway 138 near 280th Street, near Neenach, Supervisor Melanie Flores of the Los Angeles County Fire Department told The Signal.

A white SUV and a white sedan collided head on.

“This was for a report of two vehicles in a traffic collision,” Flores said.

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A white SUV (left) and a white sedan (right) involved in head on crash near Neenach. photo by Jeff Zimmerman.

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