Ruben Gutierrez Killed in Motorcycle Accident on Shell Reef Expressway in Borrego Springs

Borrego Springs Motorcycle Accident
Ruben Gutierrez Killed in Borrego Springs Motorcycle Accident on Shell Reef Expressway

San Diego, California (October 24, 2022) – Ruben Gutierrez, 18, has been identified as the teenager who was killed in a motorcycle accident in Borrego Springs on Saturday afternoon.

According to a report by the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened at around 3:30 p.m. on Shell Reef Expressway north of Ocotillo Wells Airport.

Gutierrez was riding a motorcycle eastbound on the highway when he crashed into an oncoming pickup truck.

Ruben Gutierrez Killed in Motorcycle Accident near Ocotillo Wells Airport

The teenager was killed in the accident.

No other information about the accident was provided.

The authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.

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Drivers, motorcyclists, bicyclists and even pedestrians are reminded to use the road responsibly. Drivers are specifically reminded NEVER to drive while impaired. P. Mark Shayani of Pacific Attorney Group says “There can never be any good reason for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs”.

Shayani explains that impaired driving is not only about driving under the influence of alcohol. “Some over-the-counter drugs and prescription medications may cause impaired driving.” As a driver or rider, it is always good to read warning labels and follow directions of use about operating heavy machinery which includes driving a car or riding a motorcycle.

According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, 1,159 lives were lost throughout California in drunk driving-related traffic collisions.

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