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DATE/TIME: August 13, 2018 / 12:37 am

INCIDENT: Hit and Run with Injuries, Driving Under the Influence

LOCATION: Bear Valley Road and Mariposa Road, Victorville

SUSPECT: Alana Marie Joerger, 36-year old Hesperia resident

VICTIM:    Adult male



On August 13, 2018, deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to the intersection of Bear Valley Road and Mariposa Road, for a collision involving a semi-truck and a Honda Accord.

The driver of the Honda, Alana Marie Joerger, was traveling south on Mariposa Road and failed to stop at the red signal light. Joerger collided with the trailer section of a semi-truck traveling on Bear Valley Road. The front of the Honda became lodged under the trailer, making it necessary for personnel from San Bernardino County Fire to extricate her from the vehicle. She sustained serious injuries and was flown to a nearby trauma center for treatment. The driver of the semi-truck was uninjured.

During the investigation, deputies discovered just prior to the collision with the semi-truck Joerger had been involved in a collision in a parking lot on Mariposa Road. While in the parking lot she backed into another vehicle. When the owner exited the vehicle to assess the damage, Joerger hit him with her vehicle causing injuries to his face. Joerger was fleeing the scene of that collision when she collided with the semi-truck. The victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Upon her release from the hospital, Joerger will face charges for driving under the influence, and hit and run.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171808903, 171808904

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department