DATE/TIME: March 22, 2023 / 07:18 A.M.
INCIDENT: Non-Injury Traffic Collisison
LOCATION: SR-62 Twentynine Palms Highway / Deer Trail, Town of Yucca Valley
Driver/ Vehicle #1- Simone Roseborough, 34-years-old, Female Resident of Desert Hot Springs / 2017 Grey Volkswagen Passat
Driver/ Vehicle #2- Gregory Escalona, 37-years-old, Male Resident of Yucca Valley / 2017 White Chevy Malibu
Driver/ Vehicle #3- Alexis Verdugo, 30-years-old, Male Resident of Calexico / 2013 White Freightliner Semi-Truck with Trailer
SUMMARY: On Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at approximately 7:18 A.M, deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, Morongo Basin Station, responded to a report of a three vehicle traffic collision, at the intersection of SR-62 and Deer Trail.
Deputies discovered a grey Volkswagon sedan traveling west on SR-62, did not stop at a red traffic light and collided with a white Chevy sedan at the intersection of Deer Trail. The Volkswagon lost control and drove into the eastbound SR-62 lane causing it to collide into a semi-truck. The semi-truck was stopped on the #2 eastbound SR-62 lane at a red light when it was hit by the Volkswagon.
All three drivers denied any injuires. A portion of the eastbound #2 lane of SR-62 and Deer Trail was closed for a short time until tow trucks arrived to remove the vehicles from the roadway.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Morongo Basin Station at (760) 366-4175. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to www.wetip.com.
Refer: R. Quiroz-Falcon
Station: Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Station/ Yucca Valley
Phone No. (909) 366-4175
Case No. 232300627