Colton Vehicle Fire Fatality


At approximately 4:05 am, San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on the I-215 northbound just before the off ramp to Washington Street. When arriving on scene, crews located a single vehicle fully engulfed in fire. The driver crashed through a gate on the right side of the freeway and landed into the wash area below. Firefighters knocked out the flames in less than 10 minutes and the driver was declared deceased at the scene. It’s unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the collision. CHP is handling the investigation.