Michael Duarte ID’d as Man Killed in Hesperia Car Accident on Peach Avenue
Hesperia, California (April 27, 2018) – The San Bernardino County coroner’s office has released the identity of the man killed in a head-on collision that left a woman and a girl with major injuries in Hesperia late Wednesday night.
Michael Duarte, 34, of Hesperia died in the fatal crash that took place at about 11:25 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, on Peach Avenue near Cherry Street.
According to the deputies, Duarte was driving a 2001 Honda southbound on Peach Avenue when he drifted into the path of oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a 2015 Nissan.
Emergency crews responded to the crash and found Duarte trapped inside his vehicle.
Duarte was killed in the crash.
A woman and a girl were transported by helicopter to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center with major injuries.
Deputies are conducting an investigation into the incident.