San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
DATE/TIME: February 11, 20167:27 p.m.
INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision
LOCATION: Yucca Trail west of La Contenta, Yucca Valley
DRIVER: Eric Lee, 24 years old, Joshua Tree resident, driving a red Pontiac Sunfire
PASSENGER: Andrea Mann,30 years old,Joshua Tree resident, passenger in Pontiac Sunfire
On February 11, 2016 at 7:27 p.m., Eric Lee and Andrea Mann were traveling east bound on Yucca Trail when for unknown reasons the vehicle they were traveling in left the roadway , rolling several times and coming to rest in the eastbound lane of Yucca Trail. The vehicle came to rest on the passenger side and both occupants were trapped inside.
San Bernardino County Fire arrived on scene and used the Jaws of Life to extricate Mann from the vehicle. Lee was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mann was transported to Desert Regional Medical Center and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The collision is under investigation by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Morongo Basin Station Major Accident Investigation Team(M.A.I.T.). Anyone who witnessed the collision, and has not been contacted already, is asked to contact Deputy Greer at the Morongo Basin Station.
Refer: Deputy W. Greer
Station: Morongo Basin Station M.A.I.T.
Case No. 231600274
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