Bernardo Fajardo Killed in Rear-End Big-Rig Crash on Interstate 10 [Banning, CA]

Bernardo Fajardo Killed in Rear-End Big-Rig Crash on Interstate 10 [Banning, CA]

Bernardo Fajardo Killed in Rear-End Big-Rig Crash on Interstate 10 [Banning, CA]

Indio Man Dies in Fiery Crash near Desert Hills Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facility 

BANNING, CA (November 28, 2023) – Early Saturday morning, Bernardo Fajardo was killed in a rear-end big-rig crash on Interstate 10.

Authorities responded to the scene around 2:30 a.m., on the westbound lanes near the Desert Hills Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facility.

For reasons unknown, the driver of a vehicle rear-ended a big-rig and immediately caught fire. However, further circumstances leading up remain unclear.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics later pronounced the driver that hit the big-rig dead at the scene. The Riverside County Coroner later identified the deceased victim as 22-year-old Fajardo, of Indio.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway. Banning Officials will provide more information once available. 


In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the family of Bernardo Fajardo. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


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