STUDENT CRITICALLY INJURED IN CRASH.Byline: Greg Botonis Staff Writer
LANCASTER - A 16-year-old Quartz Hill High School Quartz Hill High School is a public, co-educational high school located in Lancaster, California. Founded in 1964, it is the third oldest comprehensive high school in the Antelope Valley High School District (AVHSD). student was critically injured in·jure
tr.v. in·jured, in·jur·ing, in·jures
1. To cause physical harm to; hurt.
2. To cause damage to; impair.
3. in a traffic collision Thursday morning while he and two classmates Classmates can refer to either:
The boys' 2001 Honda hit a car driven by an 18-year-old unlicensed motorist who turned left in front of them, deputies said. The Honda then slid into a light pole.
Clint David Gusbeth, who was in the Honda's back seat, suffered major head injuries and was flown by helicopter to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia.
The other motorist, Natasha Green, 18, of Lancaster, was cited for driving without a license, deputies said. The 16-year-old boy driving the car in which Gusbeth was riding was cited for having teen-age passengers.
Under a state law that took effect last July, teen-age drivers cannot transport anyone under age 20 for the first six months they have their license.
Deputies said the collision occurred about 7 a.m. while the three 16-year-old boys were westbound on Avenue L.
At 30th Street West, Green's eastbound east·bound
Going toward the east.
going towards the east
Adj. 1. 1997 Ford Taurus Not to be confused with Ford Taunus.
The Ford Taurus is currently a full-size, front-wheel drive or all wheel drive automobile manufactured by the Ford Motor Company in North America. turned left in front of the Honda, deputies said.
The Honda's driver lost control of the car after the impact and the compact slid into a light pole at the northwest corner. The car hit the pole on its right rear passenger side, where Gusbeth was sitting.
The driver of the Honda and the other passenger suffered cuts and bruises Bruises Definition
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. . Green and her 14-year-old passenger were uninjured, deputies said.