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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Tuesday June 13th, 2017 :: 11:10 a.m. PDT


A fatal traffic collision claims the life of a 21-year-old Victorville resident

DATE/TIME: June 12, 2017 / 6:05 p.m.

INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision

LOCATION: Mariposa Road/Talpa Street

DRIVER: Sergio Martinez, 21 years old, Victorville resident


On June 12, 2017 at approximately 6:05 p.m., a 2007 Honda Accord was traveling northbound on Mariposa Road, approaching Talpa Street, after fleeing the scene of a collision it had been involved in near Mariposa Road and Nisqualli Road. The driver of the Honda, Sergio Martinez, observed a vehicle entering Mariposa Road from the Victor Villa Mobile Home Park. Martinez swerved to avoid the vehicle and lost control. His vehicle left the roadway and collided with a fire hydrant and light pole before coming to rest on its side. Martinez was pinned beneath the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries as a result of the collision.
No other injuries were reported as a result of the two collisions.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s, Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) is conducting the investigation.
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: Deputy Alejandro Ramos and Deputy Charles Wallace

Station: Victorville Police Department

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

Case No. 171707099

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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