San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 2:42 p.m. INCIDENT: Hit and Run with Injuries LOCATION: Sterling Avenue at Jane Street, Highland SUSPECT(S): Unknown, Black Female VICTIM(S): Michael Kern, age 62 of Highland


On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at approximately 2:42 p.m., deputies from the Highland Police Department responded to the area of Sterling Avenue and Jane Street following the report of a hit and run traffic collision. Upon arrival, deputies were advised that the victim, Michael Kern, was attempting to cross Sterling Avenue at Jane Street from west to east. When Mr. Kern reached the center turn lane of Sterling he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling southbound on Sterling. A witness identified the vehicle as a gold Chevrolet Cavalier with license plate 4ARL153. The suspect driving the vehicle was described as a black female. A second witness advised deputies that they saw the vehicle pull into the parking lot of Brian’s Burgers, then travel westbound onto Baseline prior to the deputies arrival.
The victim was transported to Loma Linda with minor injuries and abrasions. Deputies attempted to identify the owner of the vehicle based off the license plate, but have been unsuccessful. Anyone with information or whereabouts of this vehicle or the driver is asked to contact the Highland Police Department. Refer: Deputy Brent Wood Station: Highland Police Department Phone No. 909.425.9793

Case No. 131601842

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