This update on last year’s tragic accident on Hwy.18 at Allview Drive comes from the Arrowhead Area California Highway Patrol office.
As the result of the Arrowhead Area CHP investigation the driver of the 2006 Freightliner, 20-year-old Oscar Garcia of Montclair, was arraigned last Tuesday and the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s office has filed the charge of felony vehicular manslaughter. The other occupant of the large freight carrier, Erick Henriquez, 23, of Morongo Valley, was not arrested.
The horrible accident claimed the life of 63-year-old Rick Kagamaster of Irvine who was driving a Gold Wing motorcycle east on State Hwy. 18 when he collided with a freight truck that was going south on Allview. Paramedics pronounced the motorcyclist dead at the scene.