In a single-vehicle accident in Fontana on Sunday night, a 17-year old driver was killed and his passenger was severely injured.
The incident occurred just after 7 p.m. when the teen’s vehicle went off the roadway at the northbound 15 Freeway transition to the eastbound 210 Freeway, California Highway Patrol Sgt. Howard stated.
The reason the teen fled the road was not immediately known.
Howard stated that the unidentified driver, who was only described as a 17 year-old male, was declared dead on the spot.
Howard stated that a 17-year old female passenger in the vehicle sustained moderate to severe injuries and was taken to a local hospital.
Investigating the causes of the crash is ongoing.