Thomas Owens Killed in Highway 62 Motorcycle Crash [Yucca Valley, CA]

Thomas Owens Killed in Highway 62 Motorcycle Crash [Yucca Valley, CA]

Collision West of Hanford Avenue Kills Joshua Tree Resident

Yucca Valley, CA (December 24, 2022) – On Thursday, Thomas Owens, 50, of Joshua Tree, sustained fatal injuries in a Highway 62 motorcycle crash.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies responded to the scene at about 5:09 p.m. at the intersection with Hanford Avenue.

According to the authorities, a white Kawasaki motorcycle was eastbound in the number one lane of the freeway approaching Hanford Avenue. At the same, a with a grey Toyota Corolla also traveling the same direction.

Officers said it appeared that traffic was stopped on Highway 62 and Thomas Owens failed to see traffic ahead and rear-ended the Corolla in front of him.

Immediately, San Bernardino County Fire rushed the motorcyclist to Hi-Desert Medical Center where he was later declared dead. 

The Corolla driver, on the other hand, did not sustain injuries.

Meanwhile, investigating officers said it does not appear alcohol or drugs were a factor in the collision west of Hanford Avenue.

Please contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Morongo Basin Station at (760) 366-4175 for more details about this fatal incident. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may contact We-Tip at 1-888-78-CRIME.


Sweet Lawyers extends our condolences and sympathies to the family of Thomas Owens. Our hearts are with you through these trying times


Losing a Loved One in a Traffic Crash

Meanwhile, California’s road accident rate continues to increase, rather than decrease. Road accidents like the Highway 62 motorcycle crash still happen.

The increasing crash rate indicates that auto accidents happen everywhere. In fact, they are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.

Accordingly, the NHTSA says two out of three motorists will experience a traffic accident during their life.

When you hire our seasoned wrongful death lawyers, you will only need to tend to your well-being. Our team will focus on your legal claim.

To the bereaved of Thomas Owens, you don’t need to experience hardship because of other people’s negligence. Our legal experts will find the best possible outcome for you.

With over 40 years of experience in the legal field, we know what it takes to win your fatal vehicle accident case.

Our attorneys will fight to achieve the justice you and your family truly deserve from a deadly incident.

Call us at (800) 674 7852. You can reach out to us any time of the day.

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