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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: March 6, 2014 / 4:18 p.m.


INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision


LOCATION: Ramona Avenue / State Route 71 in Chino Hills


INVOLVED PARTY #1: 73 Year Old Hispanic Female from Chino, CA

INVOLVED PARTY #2: 77 Year Old Hispanic Female from Chino, CA (Deceased)

VEHICLE: Green 1996 Mazda MPV


INVOLVED PARTY #3: 35 Year Old White Female from Chino Hills, CA

INVOLVED PARTY #4: 7 Year Old White Female from Chino Hills, CA

VEHICLE: White 2012 Jeep Laredo


On Thursday, March 6, 2014, at about 4:18 p.m. a collision occurred on Ramona Avenue at State Route 71in Chino Hills. Party #1, a 73 year old female from Chino, CA, was driving northbound on Ramona Avenue with her passenger Party #2. Party #3, a 35 year old female from Chino Hills, CA, was driving southeast on the frontage road and about to enter the on-ramp to State Route 71 with her passenger Party #4.

The collision occurred in the controlled intersection and appears to have been caused by one of the involved parties failing to stop for a red traffic light. Both occupants of the Mazda MPV were transported to local hospitals for injuries sustained in the collision. Party #2 was taken to the Chino Valley Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased. The occupants of the Jeep Laredo were treated at the scene but did not suffer significant injuries.

The investigation into this collision is ongoing and is being conducted by members of the Sheriff’s Region I Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT). Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information pertinent to the investigation is asked to contact investigators at the Chino Hills Sheriff’s Station. Persons providing information can remain anonymous if they choose.

Refer To: Deputy Greg Jimenez or Sergeant Phill Dupper

Chino Hills Station / San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Region I MAIT

(909) 364-2000

Report # 221400684

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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