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Motorcyclist Critical in Hit-And-Run Crash on Amethyst Road [Victorville, CA]

Motorcyclist Critical in Hit-And-Run Crash on Amethyst Road [Victorville, CA]

Motorcyclist Severely Injured in Hit-And-Run Crash on Amethyst Road in Victorville

Victorville, CA (September 9, 2020) – Tuesday night, a motorcyclist sustained severe injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Amethyst Road.
The incident happened at about 9:45 PM on September 8.
Police said the motorcyclist was traveling on Amethyst Road, near Bear Valley Road when he was struck by a vehicle described as a grey 4-door. The suspect then immediately fled through the parking lot of a shopping center and then eastbound on Bear Valley Road.
As a result, the victim suffered severe injuries to his leg and was flown to a trauma center for treatment.
Meanwhile, there is no information on the vehicle, nor the suspect is currently available.
Anyone with information may call the Victorville Police Department at 760-241-2911.

According to the United States Department of Transportation, there are approximately 300,000 merging accidents every year. In 2017, 485,866 accidents were reported solely in the state of California. It is therefore important to follow all the traffic laws to avoid these types of accidents.

Safety Driving Tips

  • Aim high in steering, i.e., don’t make your steering adjustments based on what is directly in front of you, but rather what is down the road. If the drive is winding to the right, look as far into the turn as possible. This will improve your safety and make your shifts smoother.
  • Scan the road 1/2 mile a full mile ahead to recognize potential hazards in time.
  • Be a proactive driver, rather than a reactive one. Driving defensively prepares you for emergency situations.
  • Use road signals to communicate with those you are driving alongside.
  • It is also recommended to use a ride share app if you can’t safely operate a vehicle to avoid this kind of accident.

    What to do after an accident

    • Before anything else, seek medical attention if you have been hurt.
    • Get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
    • Collect as much information as possible: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident, pictures/videos of vehicles involved, documentation of fault, and whatever else that can be used for evidence.
    • File a police report or incident report by calling 911.
    • Hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers.
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