San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: June 26, 2016


INCIDENT: Major Injury Traffic Collision


LOCATION: Calimesa Blvd north of Avenue I, Yucaipa


DRIVER: Vincent Ruiz – 39-yr-old, Yucaipa resident


Vincent Ruiz was riding a 2005 Honda motorcycle south on Calimesa Blvd. For unknown reasons, it appears Ruiz lost control and ran off the road, driving over the west curb onto the sidewalk where he collided with a utility pole. Ruiz was unconscious when deputies arrived. He was transported by ambulance to Loma Linda Medical Center with major injuries and remains on life support.


The collision is being investigated by the Sheriff’s Region I Major Accident Investigation Team. Calimesa Blvd between Avenue G and Avenue I was closed for several hours during the investigation.


Anyone who witnessed or has any information about the collision is asked to contact the Yucaipa Police Station at (909) 918-2305.


Refer:Deputies J. Carrillo and W. Samuelsen


Station:Yucaipa Police and Sheriff Station


Phone No.(909) 918-2305


Case No.141602314

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