Fatal Highway 259 Car Accident near E Street
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (Oct. 24, 2018) — At least one person has died in a multi-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on the eastbound Highway 259, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash was reported to 911 at 6:31 a.m. this morning. Multiple vehicles including a grey BMW, a school bus, a tan Nissan Maxima, a white work truck and a black car were at the scene. It’s unknown at this time how many were involved in the crash or stopped to help.
A man in a tan shirt and black pants carrying a backpack was seen walking down the off ramp, but police didn’t know if this was a driver attempting to leave or not. Paramedics responded and there was at least one confirmed fatality. It’s unknown if there were also injuries involved.
Police are heading up an investigation into the crash to determine fault.
San Bernardino Crash Investigation
Police are reviewing the evidence and any witness statements to determine fault. It’s unknown at this time what led to this horrible crash, nor whether or not drugs or alcohol played a factor. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles such as point of impact, final resting positions of the vehicles, skid marks, and gouge marks.
We offer our condolences to the families of the victim or victims who died and our prayers to the injured in hopes of a full recovery.
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CHP DISPATCH REPORT
Incident: 00220 Type: Fatality Location: Sr259 E / E St Ofr Loc Desc: Lat/Lon: 34.144548 -117.298926
7:16 AM 20  SIGALERT ISSUED – 181024IN00264
6:51 AM 19  214 WILL BRING IN A BREAK FROM HIGHLAND
6:49 AM 18  TRAFFIC COMING IN HOT
6:48 AM 17  201 HAS THE OFR SHUT DOWN
6:44 AM 16  PER SBCOMM: THEY ARE 97 ON THE 259 / E ST OFR
6:43 AM 15  [Notification] [CHP]-PER CAD EXIT 1B IS E ST OFR [Shared]
6:43 AM 14  EXIT 1B SHOWS E OFR JFI
6:43 AM 13  1039 SBPD LINE 38 /35 BOL
6:42 AM 12  [Notification] [CHP]-COMM CENTER UNSURE IF JUST PED ATTEMPTING TO LEAVE SCENE OR IF VEH – UNK DESC ON VEH ATTEMPTING TO LEAVE [Shared]
6:41 AM 11  [Notification] [CHP]-COMM CENTER HAS IT REPORTED AS 1 VEH ATTEMPTING TO LEAVE SCENE – MALE TAN SHIRT, BLK PANTS W/BRO BACKPACK LS WALKING DOWN THE OFR — NOT 97 YET AND HAS IT ON HIGHLAND OFR [Shared]
6:40 AM 10  WALKING DOWN H ST OFR
6:40 AM 9  MALE WALKING DOWN OFR
6:39 AM 8  LEFT THE BMW 1124/1125 IN LNS
6:35 AM 7  1039 SBCOMM
6:34 AM 6  1125 IN LNS
6:34 AM 5  WHI WORK TK VS 3 OTHER VEHS
6:33 AM 4  [Notification] [CHP]-DUP ADV SCHOOL BUS AND SMALL BLK CAR BLKING OFR [Shared]
6:32 AM 3  GRY BMW AND BLK SPORTS VEH
6:31 AM 2  BLK NISS MAX VS TAN BMW – 1125
6:31 AM 1  [Appended, 06:33:10]  1039 TRANSLATOR – # 345934
6:33 AM 25 Unit Assigned
6:44 AM 24 Unit Enroute
6:49 AM 23 Unit At Scene
6:44 AM 22 Unit Assigned
6:44 AM 21 Unit Enroute
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