Male Motorcyclist Victim in Fatal Hit-and-Run
DATE OF COLLISION: Wednesday, September 12th
September 13, 2018- According to the Victor Valley News, a deadly hit-and-run collision left a motorcyclist fatally injured last night at Cottonwood Avenue and Main Street.
Hesperia police officials responded to the collision between an alleged SUV and a Harley-Davidson at 7:50 p.m.
According to at least one witness, the SUV driver pulled out from a parking lot directly into the path of the rider who had been headed westbound triggering the wreck.
Following the crash, the SUV motorist failed to stop proceeding to flee the scene without rendering any aid.
Authorities report that the victim, an unidentified male, tragically suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A stretch of Main Street from Cottonwood to Maple Avenue was shut down while Hesperia officials with the Major Accident Investigation Team were on scene for several hours gathering evidence.
A thread of Facebook indicated that the suspect was since been detained, however, that statement cannot be confirmed at this time.
No additional information has been provided.
*We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of the young man as they search for peace and comfort.
Hesperia Wrongful Death Lawyer
Drivers who flee the scene of a collision are not only criminals under California law, but they are cowards and are often times driving under the influence when they flee the scene of a collision. Based on this news report, the hit-and-run driver and suspect will face multiple charges once located and arrested.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing is clearly a factor, the surviving family members of the man will be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit against the suspect. Family members of wrongful death victims are entitled to a recompense for damages including hospital bills, funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your family is looking for legal counsel, contact our law firm today at 855-703-4186.
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