San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
DATE/TIME: Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 10:24 p.m.
INCIDENT: Major Injury Traffic Collision
LOCATION: Hesperia Road and City View Drive, Victorville
INVOLVED PARTY: Sal Joe Romero, 40-year-old Victorville resident
INVOLVED PARTY: David Zendejas Cortes, 47-year-old Hesperia resident
On November 19, 2016, at approximately 10:24 p.m. Victorville deputies were dispatched to a report of an unknown injury traffic collision that occurred in the area of Hesperia Road and City View Drive in the city of Victorville.
A black 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by Romero was traveling south on Hesperia Road. A black Chevrolet Suburban driven by Zendejas Cortes entered the roadway from a parking lot on the west side of Hesperia Road south of City View Drive. The motorcycle collided with the rear driver side of the Suburban.
Romero sustained major injuries from the collision and was transported to Victor Valley Global Medical Center by AMR ambulance and then flown to Loma Linda University Medical Center for further treatment and is listed in critical condition.
Zendejas Cortes had complaint of pain and was transported to Victor Valley Global Medical Center by AMR ambulance for treatment.
Hesperia Road was closed to traffic in both directions in the area of the collision until approximately 5:00 a.m. for the investigation. This is an ongoing investigation by the Victorville Station Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT). Anyone with information about the collision is requested to contact Deputy C. Wallace or Deputy C. Dekeyrel at (760)241-2911.
Refer:Deputy C. Wallace
Deputy C. Dekeyrel
Station:Victorville Police Department
Phone No. (760)241-2911
Case No. 171614190
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