SAN BERNARDINO – A Canyon Country man died after he was involved in a traffic collision on Saturday, May 5, 2018. At around 8:45 p.m. the California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded to the collision involving a 1998 Honda GR8 motorcycle and a Chevrolet pick-up truck. On 40th Street at F Street in an unincorporated area of San Bernardino County.
Through investigation revealed that the motorcycle, with a 33-year-old male rider, was traveling north on 40th Street at a high rate of speed. The driver of the pick-up truck, Christopher Simmons, 37, of Riverside was traveling westbound on F Street and stopped at the posted stop sign at F Street and 40th Street. He drove into the intersection and did not notice the motorcycle, which was quickly approaching. The rider could not stop on time and broadsided the pickup truck. The rider was transported to St. Bernardine Hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation and the identity of the deceased man is being withheld so that his family can be properly notified. Anyone with information pertinent to the collision should contact Officer Millien at the San Bernardino CHP office, (909)383-4247.
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