VICTORVILLE (CBSLA) — A woman was killed Saturday morning after a man fleeing the scene of a fender-bender ran a red light, killing himself and the woman who was driving the car he crashed into.

San Bernardino Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the intersection of Luna Road and Highway 395 where a Mercedes Benz and a Honda Civic crashed just before 7a.m.

Both the male driver of the Honda and the female driver of the Mercedes were pronounced dead at the scene.

A passenger in the Mercedes was airlifted to a nearby trauma center and was reported to be conscious but in critical condition.

The driver of the Honda reportedly rear-ended another car at the intersection of Palmdale Road and Highway 395 before fleeing and running a red light.

The driver of the Honda reportedly sped up when the light turned red and t-boned the Mercedes.

The road was closed for several hours while police investigated.

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