2 Men Hit and Injured by Car on Mauna Loa Street
HESPERIA (August 9, 2018) – On July 29, Sunday, two people were injured in a traffic accident on Mauna Loa Street.
Car VS Scooters Accident Sunday in Hesperia
According to Victor Valley News, two men were riding non-motorized scooters on Mauna Loa Street shortly before 10 p.m. When the two men approached the crossing at Cottonwood Avenue, they were struck by a passing 1998 Toyota Camry heading west on Mauna Loa.
Medical records indicated both parties operating the non-motorized scooters suffered injuries in the crash. One victim was reportedly taken to a local hospital for a head injury, while the other was flown down the hill to a medical center also with a head trauma.
At this time, the names of the patients and their conditions have not been disclosed, but officials at least said they were aged 20 and 32.
Meanwhile, the identity of the Toyota driver involved remained unknown.
Investigators believed the crash site was dark, and the pedestrians were not wearing a reflective vest or reflective gear at the time of the collision.
Further investigation on the case is ongoing.
San Bernardino County Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on this news report, there are still many unanswered questions in this accident. Was the poor lighting in the area 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.
Pending results of the investigation, the victim(s) may have the right to a personal injury claim. Victims in similar cases are potentially be entitled to seek compensation for damages including hospital bills, future medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in an auto collision and you are seeking answers, contact our experienced San Bernardino County 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 consultation.
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