Vehicle vs Motorcycle on State Route 38
October 25th the afternoon was a high
overcast with clear visibility for driving the mountain road, State
Route 38. A traffic collision occurred at
approximately 1:12 P.M. just east of Canyon Road and SR-38.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Michael Gardner,
an 18 year-old male, a resident of Hesperia was driving a 2005 Ford F-150 westbound
At the same time, Dennis Stevens, a 69 year-old male, of Big
Bear City was riding a 2015 Indian Scout motorcycle, eastbound on SR-38,
approaching the Gardner vehicle, in the opposite direction.
The Gardner vehicle veered over the middle, double yellow
lines, striking Stevens’ motorcycle head-on. Dennis Stevens was
transported to Bear Valley Hospital, but succumbed to his injuries. California Highway Patrol Officer Paul Adamson is handling