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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Tuesday September 26th, 2017 :: 04:52 p.m. PDT


Fatal Traffic Collision- Amethyst Road/Bear Valley Road

DATE/TIME: September 24, 2017 / 8:23 p.m.

INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision

LOCATION: Amethyst Road/Bear Valley Road

On Sunday, September 24, 2017, deputies from the Victorville Police Department and rescue personnel from the San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle traffic collision north of the intersection of Amethyst and Bear Valley Roads.

Upon arrival, deputies determined a white Honda Civic was traveling south on Amethyst. The driver attempted to turn left into the driveway of a business and entered the path of a northbound Yamaha motorcycle. The two vehicles collided and the motorcycle rider was ejected from his vehicle.

The driver of the Honda involved in the collision was uninjured. The motorcycle rider suffered major injuries as a result of the collision. He was flown to an area trauma center for treatment. On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, he succumbed to his injuries at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

Amethyst Road, north of Bear Valley Road, was closed in both directions for several hours while investigators processed the scene for evidence and interviewed witnesses.

Investigators with Victorville Police Department’s MAIT Division are continuing the investigation into the cause of the collision. Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy Adam Hylin at Victorville Police Department, (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 Adam Hylin

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171711701

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

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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