DATE/TIME: February 8, 2019 / 2:07pm
INCIDENT: Minor Injury Traffic Collision
LOCATION: La Paz Drive and Vallejo Street, Victorville
INVOLVED VEHICLE(S): Vehicle #1-San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Ford Explorer, Patrol Unit
Vehicle #2-2017 Honda Civic
Vehicle #3-2006 Honda CRV
SUMMARY: On February 8, 2019, a deputy from the Victorville Police Department was involved in a minor injury traffic collision on La Paz Drive.
The deputy was traveling north on La Paz Drive behind a 2017 Honda Civic. The driver of a 2006 Honda CRV, traveling north on La Paz Drive in front of the Civic, made a u turn at the intersection of Vallejo Street. The driver of the Civic stopped suddenly to avoid colliding with the CRV. The deputy was not able to stop the patrol car before colliding with the rear of the Civic.
Two female passengers in the Civic had complaints of pain and were transport ed to a local hospital. An infant in the Civic had no visible injuries but was transported to a local hospital, as a precaution. The deputy had minor pain but did not require immediate medical attention. The driver of the CRV was uninjured and was cited for making an unsafe u turn.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. 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 www.wetip.com.
Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations
Station: Victorville Police Department
Case #: 171901294
Phone No. (760) 241-2911
JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department