On December 3, at approximately 6:05 p.m., Thomas Patrick Michaud, 53, of Yucaipa, driver and unidentified passenger, male, 54, of Yucaipa, of a White Ford Boxtruck were traveling on Interstate 10 westbound, just west of County Line Road. For reasons still under investigation, the driver allowed his vehicle to travel off the roadway and collided into a chain-link fence bordering the north edge of Interstate 10. The Ford continued northwest and collided into a building. The driver sustained minor injuries and the passenger of the vehicle succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene by emergency personnel. The identity of the deceased is pending identification and notification of next of kin by the San Bernardino County Coroner’s office.
The collision is still under investigation, anyone with information regarding this collision is encouraged to contact Officer J. Duran at the San Bernardino CHP Office at 383-4247.