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SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
Friday June 2nd, 2023 :: 01:29 p.m. PDT


Traffic Collision in Twentynine Palms Sends One Person to the Hospital

DATE/TIME:  June 1, 2023 / 08:10 p.m. 

INCIDENT: Minor Injury Traffic Accident

LOCATION: Adobe Road and Sullivan Road, Twentynine Palms 

DRIVER 1:  Alan Dixon, 63-years-old, Resident of Oceanside
DRIVER 2:  Clara Brown, 76-years-old, Resident of Yucca Valley

SUMMARY: On Thursday, June 1, 2023, at approximately 8:10 p.m.,  Alan Dixon, a 63-year-old male, rode his motorcycle southbound on Adobe Road. As he approached the intersection of Adobe Road and Sullivan Road, a black sedan, driven by Clara Brown, was traveling northbound.  Brown made a westbound turn in front of the motorcycle. In an attempt to avoid a traffic collision with the sedan, Dixon braked, lost control of his motorcycle, and crashed at the intersection.

Dixon sustained visible injuries, but was awake and breathing.  He was transported by Morongo Basin Emergency Services Ambulance to the Hi-Desert Medical Center in Joshua Tree before being transported to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs. The extent of Dixon's injuries is currently unknown. 

Following the collision, Brown pulled over to the side of roadway and provided information for the report and insurance purposes.

If anyone has information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Morongo Basin Station at 760-366-4175.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous should contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or go to

Refer: Deputy S. Yost

Station: Morongo Basin Station

Phone No. (760) 366-4175

Case No. 202300807

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Morongo Basin Sheriff's Department
63665 Twentynine Palms Highway
Joshua Tree, CA 92252

Emergency: 9-1-1

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