HESPERIA, Ca. – A 14-year-old Hesperia boy was determined to be the cause of a fatal collision on Thursday morning, authorities said.
At around 7:00 a.m. deputies and emergency medical personnel responded to a traffic collision on Choiceana Avenue, at Yucca Street in the City of Hesperia. When they arrived they learned that a 14-year-old boy was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe west on Yucca Street. As he reached the Choiceana Avenue intersection, a 2008 Honda Civic driven by a 55-year-old Hesperia man, traveled north on Choiceana Avenue and a 2020 Kia Sportage, driven by a 59-year-old Hesperia man, traveled south on Choiceana Avenue.
The 14-year-old driver driving the Tahoe failed to stop at the posted sign on Yucca Avenue and the other two vehicles both broadsided the Tahoe from opposite directions. The driver of the Kia was rushed to the hospital but died as a result of his injuries.
It is unknown if drugs or alcohol are a factor in the collision. The name of the deceased driver is not being released until his family has been notified. It is unknown if any arrest will be made as a result of the collision.
Anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact Deputy T. Rogoff or Deputy D. Caudle at the Hesperia Station
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