STILL TITLED: Fatal Car Crash

On Friday, July 30, 2021 just before 1:00am, deputies from the Victorville Police Department and rescue personnel from Victorville Fire Department and American Medical Response responded to a single vehicle traffic collision into a cement pillar near D Street and the I-15 N Freeway off-ramp.

When deputies arrived they located the unresponsive driver, Joseph De Rosa of Adelanto, he was suffering from major injuries. Despite life saving measures the driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. Deputies with the Victorville Station's Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Deputies learned the driver was traveling west on D Street and for unknown reasons collided into a cement pillar. 

Westbound D Street was closed for several hours while deputies completed their investigation and reopened at 3:00 am. The cause of the collision is still under investigation. 

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact Deputy T. Wetzel or C. Bennington at the Victorville Police Station at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff's Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at