David Gills Involved in Fatal Auto Collision near Auburn Avenue

ADELANTO, CA (September 22, 2022) – Sunday night, Christopher Dixon was killed and Juan Diaz-Pascasio was hurt in a rear-end crash on US 395.

Police responded to the scene around 6:11 p.m., near Auburn Avenue on September 18th.

Per reports, David Gills was driving a 2015 Toyota Tundra when he rear-ended a 1995 Chevrolet Caprice, driven by Dixon, that was stopped in the northbound lanes waiting to make a left turn onto Auburn Avenue.

The impact pushed the Chevy into the southbound lanes. There, it was broadsided by a 2020 Dodge Durango, driven by Diaz-Pascasio. The Chevrolet then rolled over, causing Dixon to suffer life-threatening injuries.

Emergency crews arrived and pronounced 35-year-old Dixon, of Adelanto dead at the scene. Meanwhile, medics transported 33-year-old Diaz-Pascasio, of Victorville and other occupants from his vehicle to a local hospital for treatment.

Moreover, David Gillis remained uninjured. Following preliminary duties, officers believe that distracted driving played a factor. However, an active investigation is still currently underway.

In this sorrowful time, the Sweet James team would like to extend their heartfelt condolences to the family of Christopher Dixon. May you find strength and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

The death of a family member is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that legal issues impose challenges on those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

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