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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME:  04-19-14  / 2241 Hours


INCIDENT:    VC 20001 – Injury Hit & Run Accident

                      VC 23153 – D.U.I. – Causing Traffic Collision



LOCATION:  Pacific Street / Del Rosa Avenue; City of Highland


SUSPECT:    ADAMS, Darren                   AGE: 19                     Moreno Valley, CA


On the above date and time, Deputies were dispatched to the above area reference a traffic collision. Deputies arrived and found that a family in a minivan had been traveling north on Del Rosa Avenue passing through the intersection at Pacific Street. The above suspect was traveling west on Pacific Street, when he failed to stop for the posted stop sign, colliding into the victims vehicle; causing the victims vehicle to flip over on its side. One child was ejected from the vehicle. Two children received minor injuries and were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.


The above suspect (driver) fled the scene, but was later located by Deputies in the area of Tippecanoe and Vine in the City of San Bernardino. The driver was found to be highly intoxicated while driving.


The driver was booked into the County Jail for the above charges.



Refer:             Detective Donald Patton


Station:          Highland Station


Phone No:     (909) 425-9793  Ext. 246   


Case No:       131401536

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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