Wrong-Way Driver Kills Fontana Man

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Fontana Police Department
Chief William Green
Service with Integrity

Press Release


Fatal TC 20000520 Sierra/ San Jacinto

A gray, Mercedes, C230 was travelling northbound in southbound lanes of Sierra. The male driver, struck a white, Nissan, Rogue traveling southbound. Both drivers were transported to area hospitals.   The driver of the Nissan, was pronounced deceased.  He is only being identified as a Fontana man, pending official release by the Coroner’s Office.  The driver of the Mercedes in critical condition at this time.

The driver of the Mercedes was suspected to be under the influence at the time of the collision.  Fontana PD’s Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) responded and took over the investigation. Sierra was closed until approximately 4:00 am.  Motorists are urged to report suspected drunk drivers to 911.

 

Media Inquiries, please contact;

Officer Richard Guerrero, Press Information Officer

(909) 356-7157 rguerrero@fontana.org

 

 

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