San Bernardino County, CA: Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision in Yucaipa
San Bernardino County, California (February 22, 2018): A two-vehicle crash at an intersection in Yucaipa, CA on Sunday morning, February 18, 2018, has left one dead and another injured. An accident investigation team with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting a full investigation into the crash. Only limited information has been made publicly available while the investigation remains open.
Authorities report that the accident occurred just after 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of Sunnyside Drive and Oak Glen Road. A vehicle traveling south on Sunnyside and a vehicle traveling west on Oak Glen both entered the intersection at the same time, reportedly causing the southbound vehicle to broadside the other.
A local Yucaipa resident, 27-year-old Samuel Ryan Hager, was driving one of the vehicles and was critically injured in the collision. He was pronounced dead at Redlands Community Hospital. It is unknown at this time whether the driver of the other vehicle, a 40-year-old resident of Yucaipa, CA, who has not yet been identified, suffered any injuries in the crash or whether there were any additional occupants in either vehicle.
The Los Angeles Injury Group would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of Samuel Hager. We are truly sorry for this heartbreaking loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with you in the wake of this tragedy.
Thousands of lives are tragically cut short by motor vehicle crashes every year, leaving thousands more to face unimaginable grief and hardships. It is important for victims to know that they may be able to get relief and assistance under the laws of their state.
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