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Girl, 5, killed in crash after driver Tyree Anthony Nelson, 40, hits dump truck on Sierra Highway while allegedly under the influence in Mojave, California
On Wednesday, a little before 3:45 p.m., a vehicle traveling northbound on Sierra Highway went into the southbound lane of traffic and collided with a dump truck.
The driver of the first vehicle was airlifted to Antelope Valley Hospital with major injuries. He was found to be under the influence of drugs and arrested.
The California Highway Patrol said 40-year-old Tyree Anthony Nelson, of Palmdale, was under the influence of drugs while driving the car carrying the child and a woman.