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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release



DATE/TIME: January 14th, 2014 / 17:34 Hours

 

INCIDENT:   MAJOR INJURY TRAFFIC COLLISION MAIT INVESTIGATION

 

LOCATION:            CORWIN ROAD/WINTUN ROAD, APPLE VALLEY

 

INVOLDED PARTY: 17 YEAR OLD HISPANIC MALE OF APPLE VALLEY   

 

INVOLVED PARTY: WHITE FEMALE ADULT OF APPLE VALLEY- DRIVING A TOYOTA COROLLA



Summary

On Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at approximately 5:34 p.m., Deputies of the Apple Valley Police Station were dispatched to a report of a traffic collision involving a vehicle and motorcycle.

 

Through investigation it was discovered the 17 year old juvenile male was operating a dirt bike west on Corwin Road with no lights. A Toyota Corolla driven by a female adult was travelling east on Corwin Road and attempted to make a turn onto Wintun Road. The driver of the Toyota did not initially see the motorcycle due to the motorcyclist having no lights. The motorcycle collided with the vehicle causing the motorcycle rider to be thrown several feet from the collision. The motorcycle rider was flown by air ambulance to Antelope Valley Hospital Trauma Center for treatment of major injuries.   

 

The collision is currently under investigation by the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT). Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Deputy Jason Grantham at 760-240-7400.

 

 

 

Refer:             Trish Hill, Public Information Officer

 

Station:          Apple Valley

 

Phone No:     760-240-7428

 

Case No:       181400268

 

 



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