Clorinda Vanessa Garcia-Barbarin ID’d as Woman Killed in Big Rig Crash on Tippecanoe Avenue and Orange Show Road in San Bernardino
San Bernardino, California (January 1, 2020) – Authorities have identified the woman who was killed Monday night in a traffic accident involving a big rig at an intersection in San Bernardino as ClorindaVanessa Garcia-Barbarin, 32, of San Bernardino.
The fatal crash took place at about 11:20 p.m. Monday, December 30 at the intersection of Tippecanoe Avenue and Orange Show Road.
According to the authorities, a Volkswagen sedan, driven by Garcia-Barbarin, was traveling northbound on Tippecanoe Avenue toward the intersection with Orange Show Road. At the same time, a Freightliner tractor-trailer, driven by Sergio Medina, 52, of San Bernardino, was heading westbound Orange Show Road toward the intersection.
Both vehicles entered the intersection at the same time and collided.
Garcia-Barbarin was declared deceased at the scene.
Medina was not injured.
Police did not believe Medina was driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
An investigation into the crash is underway.