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SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
Thursday January 3rd, 2019 :: 02:39 p.m. PST


A major injury traffic collision occurred at Rancho Road and Verbena Road in Adelanto on January 1st

DATE/ TIME OF INCIDENT: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – 1:30 pm


LOCATION: Rancho Road and Verbena Road, Adelanto

VICTIMS: Pedro Martinez, 38 years of age
Anthony Lopez, 42 years of age
Sergio Garcia, 18 years of age

On January 1, 2019, at approximately 1:30 pm, deputies from the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a single vehicle collision on Rancho Road near Verbena Road in the City of Adelanto. There were no witnesses to the collision, however a passing motorist reported seeing a vehicle overturned.

Deputies arrived on scene and found a vehicle overturned and three male subjects lying on the ground. Pedro Martinez, Anthony Lopez and Sergio Garcia all appeared to have been ejected from the vehicle. All three subjects had major injuries and were flown to local hospitals. Investigators have not been able to obtain updates on any of the occupants.

Investigators from Victor Valley M.A.I.T. responded to conduct an investigation. It appeared the silver 2003 Honda was eastbound on Rancho Road when it collided with the south curb before overturning and ejecting the three occupants, none of whom were wearing their seatbelts.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is urged to contact Deputy Katie Merrill at Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station, (760) 552-6801. Persons wishing to remain anonymous can report information to WeTip by calling 1-800-78-CRIME, or by accessing the website at

Refer: Pamela Hoffman

Station: Victor Valley Station

Report # 241900005

Phone No: 760-552-6844

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

SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
11613 Bartlett Ave
Adelanto, CA 92301

Emergency: 9-1-1

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