A 60-year old man, was crossing the intersection of Grove Avenue and Ninth Street in Upland when he was hit by a Toyota Corolla. Paramedics took the injuried man to a nearby trauma center where he was pronounced dead.
A 20-year old man, was killed by a pickup truck while crossing a street in San Bernardino recently. The driver, a 20-year old man drove away from the scene leaving a critically injured victim.
It is illegal to drive a motor vehicle if it is loaded with cargo or people and interferes with driving safely or obstructs your view in anyway, according to California Motor Vehicle Code 21700. The law requires you to be able to see your mirrors and be able to see out of each window.
On the morning of August 10, a 45-year old woman, lost control of her automobile as she exited Orange Show Road. Apparently she drove through the intersection at the end of the off ramp, became airborne, flew over a wall and fell 30 feet. She died at the scene.
It has been all over the news. Eight spectators to off-road racing were killed in a remote San Bernardino County desert near Victorville last Saturday. The race had just started when a modified Ford Ranger lost control and plowed into a crowd standing close by.
Statistics show that close to one million Americans are in need of medical attention every year because of dog bite attacks - more than 50% of these victims are young children. The Center for Disease Control indicated that from January to June 2010, there have been 16 fatal dog attacks - 14 of these cases were family dog attacks.
Lucerne Valley was the scene of two motorcycle accidents recently. A post office employee, was riding his motorcycle on Custer Avenue when he attempted to pass two vehicles in front of him by crossing a double yellow line. As he attempted to pass, one of the vehicles turned left into a driveway and the post office employee crashed into it.
A 51-year old father and his 31-year old son, were killed the other evening when, the father who was speeding through a residential area, lost control and crashed into a tree and parked vehicle. The San Bernardino County coroner's office said they both died at the scene.
Those enjoying the lovely climate in Lake Havasu recently got more than they bargained for. A 29-year old Huntington Beach man, was enjoying the water by sitting in an inner tube and being pulled by a boat. Something caused him to fall out of the tube. While waiting for the boat to return and pick him up, another boat, traveling about 40 mph hit him.