San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department
Press Release

DATE/TIME: December 20, 2017/ 1:52 p.m.
INCIDENT: Major Injury Traffic Collision
LOCATION: Yucaipa Boulevard & 16th Street, Yucaipa
DRIVER: 46-year-old male, resident of Yucaipa
VEHICLE: 1996 Ford Ranger pickup

Summary

On Wednesday, December 20th at 1:52 p.m. the driver was travelling east on Yucaipa Boulevard, approaching 16th Street lost control of the vehicle for unknown reasons and veered toward the south curb line. The vehicle collided with an Edison pole just west of 16th Street. Cal-Fire responded to the scene and had to cut the driver out of the vehicle. The driver was transported by paramedic ambulance to Loma Linda University Medical Center for evaluation and treatment of his injuries.

This collision is under investigation and it is unknown weather drugs or alcohol were a factor.

Refer: Deputy S. Gidcumb or Deputy B. Chandler
Station: Yucaipa Sheriff’s Station
Phone No. 909-918-2305
Case No. DR #141704088

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