DATE/TIME: Feburary 2, 2023, at approximately 7:19 A.M.
INCIDENT: Major Injury Traffic Collision
LOCATION: SR-62 (Twentynine Palms Highway) / Adobe Road, Twentynine Palms
VICTIM(S): 49-year-old Male Resident of Twentynine Palms
SUMMARY: On Thursday, February 2, 2023, at about 7:19 A.M., deputies assigned to the Morongo Basin Station – City of Twentynine Palms, responded to the area of SR-62 and Adobe Road for a traffic collision involving a subject in a wheelchair that was struck by a vehicle.
Deputies discovered a maroon Dodge Journey traveling east on SR-62, made a right turn onto Adobe Road, and struck the subject in a wheelchair within a marked crosswalk. The subject in the wheelchair was transported to Hi-Desert Medical Center via ambulance, with major, but non-life threatening injuries. Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in the collision.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Morongo Basin Station at (760)-366-4175. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com
Refer: Deputy A.James
Station: Morongo Basin Station
Phone No. 760-366-4175
Case No. 202300187