VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — The Victorville Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a motorcycle rider overnight.
On Sunday, March 31, 2019, at approximately 12:15 am, Deputies from the Victorville Police Department and rescue personnel from the Victorville Fire Department responded to a vehicle versus a motorcycle traffic collision near the intersection of Bear Valley Road and Amethyst Road, according to Sheriff’s officials.
“Upon arrival, deputies determined the motorcycle was traveling westbound on Bear Valley Road and a black BMW sedan was exiting a driveway of a business, making a left turn,” a news release stated.
The motorcycle rider was not able to stop in time and collided into the BMW. The motorcycle rider was ejected, sustaining major injuries and was transported to a hospital where he later died.
The driver of the 2016 black BMW 3 did not suffer any injuries.
MAIT Investigators are continuing the investigation into the collision and the cause is currently unknown.
Approximately one block away on March 23, 2019, another motorcyclist identified as Nathan Early Bladh, 35, of Victorville, was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver who was later caught.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact Deputy A. Ramos or Deputy J. Dean at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.
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