On Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 12:50 a.m., a fatal traffic collision occurred when a motorcycle struck a car at Milliken Ave and the I-10 Freeway. The driver of the black GSXR1000 had been going southbound on Milliken Ave, in excess of 100 miles per hours, when he hit the broadside of a 1991 Toyota Corolla who was lawfully turning to enter the freeway. Due to the impact, the motorcyclist was ejected from his motorcycle and he died at the scene. The other driver of the car declined medical aid, was cooperative with investigators, and was not determined to be under the influence.
It has been determined the motorcyclist was the same person involved in a police pursuit initiated by the Rancho Cucamonga Sheriff’s Department. Due to excessive and unsafe speeds, Sheriff’s Deputies while in the City of Rancho Cucamonga, decided to terminate the pursuit prior to the collision.
The formal identification of the motorcyclist will be provided by the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office. For further information regarding the pursuit by Rancho Cucamonga Sheriff’s Department Deputies, please contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff- Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division at (909) 387-3700.
At this time, investigators are not ruling out alcohol and/or speed as contributing factors. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Ontario Police Department at (909) 986-6711 or Corporal Fred Ruiz at (909) 395-2001 ext. 4687.
Information can also be reported anonymously by calling WE-TIP at (800) 78-CRIME or online at www.wetip.com