Hit-and-Run Driver Wanted after Fatal San Bernardino Car Crash on West Base Line Street
SAN BERNARDINO, CA (June 1, 2023) – The San Bernardino Police Department confirmed that one person died in a hit-and-run crash in the 350 block of West Base Line Street on May 27.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the collision happened at approximately 10:45 AM. Based on a report, a Dodge Ram truck and a BMW coupe were traveling eastbound on Base Line near D Street prior to the crash.
At some point, the Dodge tried to overtake and pass the BMW but ended up clipping it on the side. Then, the impact caused the Dodge to collide with an oncoming minivan, sending both vehicles through a fence and into the front yard of a home. Police said the Dodge driver fled the scene before their arrival.
As a result, the driver of the minivan suffered grave injuries and died in the incident.
In addition, a passenger in the victim’s vehicle remains in critical condition.
The BMW driver was not hurt and cooperated with police.
Police said the crash also damaged the affected home during the crash.
As of now, an investigation to locate the hit-and-run driver is ongoing. Officers are also looking at the incident as a possible road rage case.
We send our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the victim.
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