Big Bear, Ca, August 31, 2011, 3:44pm - Although the identity of the victim from this morning’s motorcycle and vehicle accident has still not been released by the San Bernardino Coroner’s office, more information is available as to the events that lead to that fatal accident. According to CHP, a female rider on a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling westbound on North Shore Drive at an unknown speed. It is uncertain as to whether she was attempting to turn left onto Greenway or continue going straight on North Shore when she was struck by a Jeep Cherokee traveling northbound on Greenway impacting the left side of the motorcycle and ejecting it’s rider. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene by Big Bear City Fire personnel at approximately 7:45am. The accident caused the intersection at Greenway and North Shore Drive to be closed for 2 to 3 hours with a detour set in place for traffic to avoid the scene of the collision. The identity of the victim and driver of the Jeep Cherokee is unknown, however, it has been confirmed that the female victim is a mountain resident. When more information is released we will announce that information as well as post it to our website at bigbearnews.com.
UPDATE: Fatal Motorcycle Accident
Posted on 08/31/2011 Written by