San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME:November 15, 2016, at approximately 1:19 pm

INCIDENT:Fatal Traffic Collision

LOCATION: Oak Glen Road east of Casa Blanca Avenue in Yucaipa

VICTIM:A 26-year-old Male from Yucaipa

Summary

On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at about 1:19 pm, a fatal traffic collision occurred on Oak Glen Road east of Casa Blanca Avenue in Yucaipa.

A solo rider of a 1994 Suzuki motorcycle was traveling west on Oak Glen Road when he failed to negotiate a turn and lost control of the bike. The bike left the roadway and the rider ejected from it.

The rider suffered significant injuries and was transported to the Redlands Community Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries about an hour later. He has not been officially identified at this time.

Members of the Sheriff’s Major Accident Investigation Team were requested to conduct the investigation. At this time, investigators are not ruling out DUI, inattention and/or speed as contributing factors to the collision. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who might have additional information pertinent to the case is encouraged to contact investigators at the Rancho Cucamonga Sheriff’s Station Traffic Division (909) 477-2817. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or leave information at www.wetip.com

REFER TO: Deputies Alex Zapata or Nick Seybert

Rancho Cucamonga Sheriff’s Station Traffic Division

(909) 477-2817

REPORT #: 141604097

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