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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Wednesday December 4th, 2019 :: 11:42 a.m. PST


Deputies are investigating the cause of a fatal traffic collision on D Street near the I-15 freeway

DATE/TIME: December 3, 2019 / 10:41 pm

INCIDENT: Fatal Traffic Collision

LOCATION: D Street and Interstate 15 North off ramp, Victorville

SUBJECT(S): Driver #1: David Ponciano Lopez, 28-year old Victorville resident - Deceased
Driver #2: 62-year old male, Phelan resident - Deceased (Identification withheld pending next of kin notification)

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, Deputies from the Victorville Police Department responded to a report of a two-vehicle traffic collision near the intersection of D Street and the Interstate 15 North off ramp.

Upon arrival, deputies located a head-on collision involving a silver Dodge minivan and white Chevrolet pickup truck, in the westbound lanes of D Street. Through investigation and witness statements, it was determined the driver of the minivan (driver #1) was traveling east on D Street and for unknown reasons crossed over the raised concrete center median into oncoming traffic, colliding head-on with the pickup truck.

The Victorville Fire Department and American Medical Response also responded to the scene and despite life saving measures, both drivers succumbed to their injuries at the scene. There were no other occupants in either vehicle at the time of the collision. D Street was closed between the Interstate 15 North Offramp and Pearl Arbor Terrace for several hours during the investigation and was re-opened at approximately 5:45 am.

The investigation into whether drugs, alcohol or speed were a factor in the collision is continuing. Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy DeKeyrel or Deputy Rusk at 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

Refer: Corporal C. Gomez

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171910725

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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