News Update!!: Hesperia, CA: Dive Team search for Noah Abbott has concluded as the investigation into the tragic vehicle crash into an aqueduct continues.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 8:30am PT on Saturday, March 4th, 2017, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Dive Team members continued in the search for missing 2 year old Noah Abbott in the aqueduct.
Dive Team members searched south of the Main Street Bridge with four dive team members in the water and one on each side of the aqueduct guiding the divers forward. here was zero visibility in the water for the divers.
At approximately 2:00pm PT, the team was removed from the water due to unsafe conditions (water pressure/current pressure was returned to full flow).
Since the collision on the evening of Thursday, March 2nd, 2017, the underwater search has spanned, north of the Main Street bridge, all the way south to Maple Avenue.
Dive Team members covered an area of 2.5 miles of the 7-mile aqueduct.
San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Aviation Patrol helicopter has assisted dive team members during the search.
Unfortunately, Noah Abbott has not been located, and the search in the aqueduct has concluded.
Deputies assigned to the Hesperia Police Department will continue to patrol the roadway that runs parallel to the aqueduct. Patrol deputies will immediately contact Dive Team members if there is a sighting.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Dive Team is comprised of highly trained Deputy who are committed to serving the families of such tragedies.
Team members worked tirelessly and take it personally when they are not able to complete their mission.
The M.A.I.T. investigation is ongoing, and the cause of the collision remains under investigation.
Elijah Estrada has been released from the hospital and is continuing to recover at home with his family.
Updates will be provided as they become available.
Meanwhile, a memorial for the mom and her 3 year old son who was killed in the tragic vehicle crash into an aqueduct has stated with flowers and signs with messages of prayers, and condolences.
At approximately 6:40pm PT on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017, a vehicle crashed into an aqueduct at Main Street and Escondido Avenue in Hesperia, California.
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