Barbra Newsome Victim in Pedestrian Accident
LOCATION: Apple Valley
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, July 16th
July 17, 2018– According to the Victorville Valley News, a Barbra Newsome has been identified as the woman fatally injured in a pedestrian versus auto collision last night on Bear Valley Road at or near Algonquin Road.
Authorities report that the incident took place right around 9:00 p.m. when a motorcyclist riding a Harley Davidson collided with Newsome as she crossed the street.
Newsome tragically sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, the motorcyclist was thrown from his Harley following the accident suffering moderate injuries which including a broken arm.
The rider was eventually transported to a nearby hospital and will survive, according to the Victorville Valley News.
A Good Samaritan recounted her experience and stated that the motorcyclist was distraught and laid down near the victim attempting to provide life-saving efforts prior to the arrival of the fire department and paramedics.
At this time, no further details have been released in regards which party will ultimately be held responsible as the Apple Valley Police Department handles the investigation.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the victim as they search for peace and comfort.
Apple Valley Wrongful Death Attorney
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. Why are there no street lights at the location? Was driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs a contributing factor? Did excessive speed or distracted driving play a role? Was a motorist involved negligent in any other way? We trust officials are looking into these and other factors in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family members of Barbra Newsome may have the right to a wrongful death claim. Surviving family of victims killed in pedestrian accidents would potentially be entitled to seek compensation for funeral costs, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been involved in a similar accident and you believe another party is at fault, contact our experienced Apple Valley and Victorville wrongful death and personal injury lawyers as we are here to provide you with the advice and the guidance that you may need following a sudden traumatic accident. Call Johnson Attorneys Group today at 855-703-4186 for a free case evaluation.
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