Teenager Wrongfully Killed After Two-Car Crash in Victorville

Around 10 p.m. on February 26, a 19-year-old teenager from Victorville was wrongfully killed after his vehicle lost control and collided into another car on Hesperia Road. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies at the Victorville station were dispatched that Saturday night for the accident near Hesperia Road and Ottawa Street. Authorities found 19-year-old Abraham Hinojosa-Mercado dead at the scene.


According to KTLA, Abraham was the driver of a silver Nissan Sentra at the time of the accident. He was driving northbound on Hesperia Road when he lost control of his car. This was slightly past the intersection with Ottawa Street.

The driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash remained on the scene and fully cooperated with the investigators. The other driver was 32-year-old Jose Gonzalez who is a resident of Victorville. Moreover, he was driving a white Nissan Altima at the time of the accident.


Teenager Wrongfully Killed

The two cars that collided at the scene of the accident. Source VVNG.

According to VVNG, deputies investigated the scene for many hours. In fact, this caused the north and southbound lanes of Hesperia Road between Green Tree Boulevard and Nisqualli Road to be closed for a significant period of time. However, both lanes were reopened on the following day.

Anyone with information regarding the auto accident is advised to contact Deputy B. Moreland or R. Castillo at the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Furthermore, any callers that wish to stay anonymous are advised to contact We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463). The information can also be reported anonymously at www.wetip.com.

Accidents like these should never happen and it is a true tragedy when one does occur. Our hearts go out to Abraham Hinojosa-Mercado’s friends and family.

If you have any questions regarding an auto accident case, you should contact a Personal Injury Attorney immediately.