No Seat Belt
Angeles Oaks, CA___In the afternoon of
Wednesday, June 24, 2020, a 35-year-old male, a resident of Los Angeles,
California was driving a 2016 Hyundai Veloster westbound on State Route 38,
west of Forest Road 1N86 (at milepost marker 24.77).
A resident of Murrieta, California, 23-year-old
female driver, with a 16-year-old female passenger also of Murrieta, were
in a 2014 Toyota Rav-4 on eastbound SR-38 west of Forest Road 1N86 (ahead of the 2016
For unknown reasons, the Hyundai
Veloster was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes at a high rate of speed
and was not wearing a seatbelt. Hyundai
Veloster sustained major injuries and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The 23-year-old female driver of the
Toyota Rav-4 had no time to apply the brakes to her vehicle resulting in the
front end of the Hyundai Veloster colliding into the front end of the
Toyota. The Toyota Rav-4 driver
sustained moderate injuries and as well did the 16-year-old female passenger sustained
minor injuries; both were transported to Loma Linda University Medical
Center by San Bernardino County Fire personnel.
California Highway Patrol Officer K.
Avina stationed at the Arrowhead Area Office located in Running Springs is
in- charge of the investigation.
California Highway Patrol
Arrowhead Area (865)
31230 State Route 18
P.O. Box 997
Running Springs, Ca 92382
Phone (909) 867-2791