San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: June 16, 2016/10:45 AM

INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision

LOCATION: Palmdale Road, near Del GadoRoad

VICTIM: Unidentified, 61-year-old male of Victorville

Summary

On June 16, 2016, Victorville Police Department received a call of a traffic collision, involving a motorcycle and an SUV. The motorcyclist was heading east on Palmdale when a maroon SUV, headed west on Palmdale, attempted to make a left turn onto Del Gado Road, colliding with the motorcycle.

CPR was rendered but unfortunately the driver of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased at the scene. There were no other injuries reported.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s, Regional Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating the collision. Palmdale is closed from El Evado to Cahuenga and is expected to remain closed for several hours as the investigation continues.

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations Officer

Station: Victorville Police Department

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

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