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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release



DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 5th, 2014 9:49 p.m.

 

INCIDENT:    Fatal Traffic Collision

 

LOCATION: Jasmine Street and Hesperia Road, Victorville

 

INVOLVED PARTY #1: Shaun Young of Fort Irwin

 

INVOLVED PARTY #2: Richard Maldonado of Victorville



Summary

On Friday, April 4th, 2014, at approximately 2:07 a.m., Victorville deputies were dispatched to a report of an unknown- injury vehicle collision on Jasmine Street, near Hesperia Road, in the city of Victorville. The collision involved two motorcycles.

 

Through the investigation it was found that Party #1 was following Party #2. Both parties were traveling east on Jasmine Street just west of Hesperia Road. For unknown reasons, Party #1 collided with the rear of Party #2. Both riders were thrown from their motorcycles and sustained injuries. Party #1 was transported to Desert Valley Hospital and later transported to Loma Linda Medical Center. On Saturday, April 5th, 2014, at approximately 7:51 a.m., Party #1 was pronounced deceased. Party #2 sustained multiple injuries and was transported to Desert Valley Hospital.

 

Party #2 was found to be under the influence of alcohol and arrested for DUI.

 

Jasmine St. was closed to traffic in both directions in the area of the collision until approximately 6:00 a.m. This is an ongoing investigation by the Victorville Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT).  Anyone with information about the collision is requested to contact Deputy Stone at 760-241-2911.

 

 

 

 

Refer:              Floyd Stone, Deputy Sheriff                         

 

Station:            Victorville Police Department

 

Phone No.       760-241-2911

 

Case No.         171403874

 



John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700



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