Monday night, October 8th at around 11 p.m. Joshua Roberson was killed
in a tragic car accident in Upland. Joshua was driving with his mom,
his mother survived but sadly Joshua didn’t make it.
The crash happened at the
intersection of Arrow Hwy. and Campus Ave. Kyle Bahensky ran a red
light and hit the car carrying Joshua and his mother. Joshua’s car
ended up in a driveway of a vacant house. The car caught on fire after
the crash but firefighters put out the fire quickly. Joshua was
pronounced dead at the scene and his mother was taken to Arrowhead
Hospital with minor injuries. Kyle Bahensky ran from the crash on foot,
the police later were able to track him down by his license plate on
his car. After the crash Bahensky was taken to the hospital for small
injuries and then police arrested him with felony charges for the hit
and run. The police don’t know if drugs or alcohol played a role in the
crash. The force of the crash made the driveway roof to collapse on
attended Los Amigos in elementary school. He is remembered by many of
his friends and his teachers. Joshua came to RCMS in the 6th grade but
left and went to Upland Junior High School. He loved playing baseball
and played for the Upland Angels. Joshua was on the honor roll at his
school. One of Joshua’s teachers said that Joshua taught him about
life. His friends said that they always saw Joshua with a smile
on his face.
Rest In Peace Joshua, We miss you.