No Seat Belt 

Driver Speeding


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 Hyundai Veloster).

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