San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: JULY 4, 2016/ 11:27 a.m.






On July 4, 2016 at about 11:27 a.m. , Deputies from the Hesperia Station and Rescue Personnel from the San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a traffic collision near the intersection of Bear Valley Road and Ninth Avenue in the City of Hesperia. Deputies determined that the 2007 Yamaha R6 was traveling east on Bear Valley Road, approaching Ninth Avenue when a 2013 Freightliner tractor turned from westbound Bear Valley Road, south to Ninth Avenue. Both vehicles collided in the eastbound lanes of Bear Valley Road, causing major damage to both involved vehicles. 


The driver of the truck was treated by Rescue Personnel and released at the scene.


The rider of the motorcycle succumbed to injuries sustained from the collision at the scene.


MAIT Investigators are continuing the investigation into the collision and the family of the deceased has been notified. Bear Valley Road was closed in both directions from Seventh Avenue to Eleventh Avenue, until about 6:10 p.m. The scene was processed for evidence and witnesses were interviewed.


Anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Deputy J. Doner or Deputy B. LoVasco from the Hesperia Station.


Refer: Jesse Doner


Station: Hesperia


Phone No: (760) 947-1500


Case No. 191604554

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