Adelanto News

Fatal Motorcycle Collision Causes Shut Down of Highway 395

ADELANTO-( North and Southbound lanes of traffic on Highway 395 in Adelanto were shut down on Thursday night following a fatal traffic collision leaving a motorcyclist deceased.

The collision was reported at approximately 9:30 p.m. on September 24th. The collision was reported as a traffic collision between an unknown vehicle and a motorcycle.

Upon arrival of the emergency personnel, the rider of the motorcycle was confirmed dead on arrival. Officials from the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Victor Valley Station said that male driver of the 2007 Kawasaki was traveling southbound on Highway 395. He left the roadway and flipped his motorcycle, and was subsequently struck by northbound traffic.

The identity of the deceased will be released pending notification of next of kin. There were no other injuries reported as a result of this collision.

The Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.) will be investigating the collision, information will be updated as it is received.

Highway 395 will be shut down for several hours for the M.A.I.T. investigation. The roadway is shut down to southbound traffic at Rancho Road and northbound traffic is shut down at Adelanto Road.
Detours are as follows:

For southbound drivers make a left on Rancho Road and a Right on Adelanto Road, Adelanto Road will curve slightly to the right and drivers can make a left turn onto the 395 south.

For those driving northbound, take Adelanto Road by merging right at Highway 395 and Adelanto Road split, make a left onto Rancho Road and a right onto Highway 395 north.

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