Motorcyclist Injured in Apple Valley Accident on Pawnee Road
APPLE VALLEY, CA (August 13, 2020) – Tuesday night, a person was airlifted after a motorcycle crash on Pawnee Road.
The incident involving a minivan and a black 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle occurred at 7:35 p.m. The crash took place on Pawnee and Highway 18 in Apple Valley.
Upon the arrival of the Apple Valley Fire Protection District firefighters, they dispatched an airship to transported the motorcyclist to St. Mary’s Medical Center. Several witnesses confirmed that the motorcycle rider sustained a serious leg injury.
Furthermore, authorities subsequently airlifted the rider to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. Then, a second ground ambulance responded to the scene.
Due to the crash, the authorities closed the westbound lanes of Highway 18 at Pawnee Ridge during the investigation. At this time, further details about the crash remain unavailable.
The Risks of Riding a Motorcycle
Motorcycle accidents are prone to be severe because riders lack stability cars normally offer. Moreover, a motorcyclist is more vulnerable to road hazards, weather conditions, and is less visible to other drivers.
Always be alert and focused on the road. Do not use smartphones or other unnecessary devices. Most especially, abide by posted speed limits while on busy boulevards.
If you see yourself unfit to drive in a moment, use a rideshare app instead.
According to the Association of Safe International Road Travel, more than half of all road occur among vulnerable road users—pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists.
Thus, it is valuable to know what to do if you get involved in a motor vehicle accident
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