Here is some possibly good news for those of you concerned about all the pit bull attacks in San Bernardino - four people died over the last five years. Since the start of 2010, there have been six attacks involving pit bulls - two involved small children who died.
Last Friday many people traveling to work on southbound Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass were late to work. The southbound lanes closed for over five hours due to an earlier accident. About 2:30 a.m., a 41-year old Victorville woman driving a BMW lost control of her vehicle and flipped on the freeway. It ended down a steep embankment according to witnesses. The driver attempted to cross the freeway after the crash and a pickup truck driven by a 26-year old man from Rancho Cucamonga crashed into her. The woman died at the scene.
For those of you who travel to Big Bear Lake, you know that Highway 38 is the most recommended road to use. The road has the fewest curves and offers beautiful scenery. However, automobiles and trucks are not the only vehicles that use it - bicyclists use it also.
A man was struck by a train while crossing the tracks in Pomona the other day, according to the Pomona Police Department. He was taken by air to USC Medical Center in Los Angeles for treatment. He is listed in critical condition
The Press-Enterprise recently reported that a motorcycle and pickup truck collided in Victorville when the driver of a pickup truck, turned left in front of the motorcycle - killing the motorcycle driver.
A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer, in pursuit of four suspects for vehicle code violations in Redlands the other day died when he crashed into a tractor-trailer and his motorcycle burst into flames. The vehicle was traveling at about 100 mph and refused to stop for Officer. The vehicle crashed several blocks away and the suspects were arrested on undisclosed charges.
Over the long Memorial Day weekend, the California Highway Patrol in the Morongo Basin arrested six people for driving under the influence - only one arrest contributed to a minor injury, which involved a rollover collision.
A Dodge SRT vehicle crossed the center divider on Highway 18 the other day, crashing head-on into a Nissan Sentra, seriously injuring the driver, and killing a 57-year old passenger. A third vehicle, traveling about 40 feet behind the Nissan, could not stop fast enough to avoid the Nissan, according to San Bernardino Police. The driver of the third car and his wife were not injured, although their vehicle sustained extensive front-end damage.
It does not seem that long ago since a 12-year old boy was injured while skateboarding on the shoulder of a Hesperia street. The driver of a pickup truck, crashed into him. The young boy suffered major head trauma and a compound fracture to one of his legs.
What an awful way to begin a holiday weekend. Once again, aggressive pit bull dogs are in the news in San Bernardino.
If you are the owner of a Toyota and have been involved in an accident due to a manufacturer defect, you are not alone. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that almost 100 deaths since 2000 may be linked to sudden acceleration. They received over 6,000 complaints concerning sudden, unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles between 2000 and May 2010.