Gabriel Navarro Dies After Oro Grande Car Accident at National Trails Highway and Hibiscus Street
Oro Grande, California (January 3, 2023) – Police have identified Gabriel Navarro of Oro Grande as the person killed in a traffic collision on Christmas Day in San Bernardino, according to a local news source.
The accident happened at about 9:18 p.m. on December 25 at National Trails Highway and Hibiscus Street.
Per the report, Navarro was heading southbound on National Trails Highway in a Chevrolet Impala when for unknown reasons, he crashed into a northbound police cruiser. The Impala rolled over several times before catching fire following the crash.
Navarro was thrown out of the Impala and was declared dead at the accident location.
A 25-year-old officer was pinned in the police vehicle, a Ford Expedition, following the incident. Good Samaritans extricated the officer before emergency teams arrived at the scene. The officer was flown to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.
No additional information concerning this crash was provided.
An investigation is ongoing.