Mark Gregory Hurt in Yucca Valley DUI Motorcycle Accident at Joshua Lane and Highway 62
Yucca Valley, California (September 9, 2019) – The Yucca Valley Sheriff’s Department identified the victim injured in a traffic crash that happened on Sunday morning in Yucca Valley.
The motorcycle collision happened at approximately 11:19 a.m. at the intersection of Joshua Lane and Highway 62.
52-year-old Mark Gregory of Palms Springs was on his motorcycle stopped at the traffic light when he was rear-ended by Juan DeLuna, 51, of Thousand Palms, who was driving a Ford pick-up truck.
Gregory sustained multiple broken bones in the crash and was rushed to Desert Hospital in Palm Springs with serious injuries.
Deputies affirmed that DeLuna was under the influence of meth and marijuana at the time of the collision. DeLuna was arrested and booked into the Morongo Basin jail where he was charged for driving under the influence of drugs causing injury.
The investigation is ongoing.