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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release



Date/Time:    Monday, April 7th, 2014/7:32 P.M.

Incident:    Victorville Man Injured After Being Hit by Car

Location:    Seventh Street and Victor Street, Victorville

Involved Party #1:    29-year-old male resident of Victorville

Victim(s):    Juan Solano, 33-year-old male resident of Apple Valley



Summary

On Monday, April 7, 2014, at approximately 7:32 p.m., Victorville Deputies were dispatched to a report of a man down in the roadway on Seventh Street just south of Victor Steet in the City of Victorville.

 

Through investigation it was discovered that Party # 1 was walking in the roadway on Seventh St, approximately 200 feet south of Victor St.  Party # 2, identified as Juan Solano, was driving northbound on Seventh St.  Solano did not see Party # 1 in the roadway until Party # 1 was only a few feet in front of his vehicle.  Solano was unable to avoid a collision and his vehicle struck Party # 1.  Party # 1 sustained major injuries as a result of the collision and was transported to a local trauma hospital. 

 

Deputies are still investigating on whether speed or alcohol played a factor in this traffic collision.

 

Seventh St was closed to traffic in both directions in the area of the collision until approximately 11:00 p.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 Ortiz at 760-241-2911.

 

Refer:    Deputy P. Ortiz

 

Station:    Victorville Police Department

 

Phone No:    760-241-2911

 

Case No:  171404108

 



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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