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Motorcyclist Killed in Early Morning Traffic Collision

ADELANTO-( At approximately 6:30 A.M., on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 dispatch received a report of a traffic collision just west of highway 395 and Rancho Road in Adelanto. The collision involved a vehicle and a motorcycle.

Photo By:  Gary Martin
Photo By: Gary Martin

Deputies, Firefighters and AMR units responded to the scene to find the 59-year-old Hispanic male adult motorcycle rider receiving CPR. The CPR was unable to save the man’s life and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alexia Martinez, the driver of the white Chevy Malibu, was transported to Victor Valley Global Medical Center for treatment of her injuries. Martinez is in stable condition.

Deputies were advised that the rider of a Motorcycle was traveling west on Rancho Road when he was struck by a passenger vehicle. The passenger vehicle was traveling east in the westbound lanes of traffic.

The motorcyclist was ejected from the motorcycle. San Bernardino County Fire Department and American Medical Response arrived on scene and attempted to recesitate the motorcyclist. The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the location.

Alcohol or drugs are not believed to be a contributing factor in the collision.

A hard road closure was requested from Highway 395 and Rancho Road to Rancho Road and Bellflower Street while the Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T) conducted an investigation.

The motorcyclist name is being withheld pending notificaiton to next of kin.

More information will be updated as it becomes available.

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