VICTORVILLE (August 10, 2013) – Richard Story was involved in a two car collision on Saturday that took his life. Story was traveling north on State Route 395 around 9:44 p.m. when the accident occurred. Story, who was driving a Volvo sedan, was struck head-on by a BMW just south of Luna Road. The BMW had been traveling southbound when for unknown reasons it swerved and was on the northbound side.
Richard Story died at the scene. The Carlsbad resident was 55 years old. The driver of the BMW was airlifted to a nearby hospital and his condition is unknown.
If the driver of the BMW is found to have been responsible for causing the accident, the family of Richard Story would be able to pursue a wrongful death claim against the driver and his or her insurance.
Witnesses to the accident should contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department which is currently conducting an investigation into the accident. They can be reached at (760) 552-6800.