1 Hospitalized in Morongo Valley Pedestrian Accident on Twentynine Palms Highway
MORONGO VALLEY, CA (July 8, 2021) – Saturday morning,Natasha Starner sustained injuries in a hit-and-run crash on Twentynine Palms Highway.
According to California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at around 4:00 a.m on eastbound Twentynine Palms Highway.
Reports revealed that a 2014 Chevrolet or GMC pickup truck or sport utility vehicle struck the female victim who was walking on the shoulder of the highway after her vehicle ran out of gas. The suspect’s vehicle fled the scene after the crash.
Also, the family members of the victim found the woman unconscious on the side of the road.
Furthermore, responders transported 32-year-old Natasha Starner to Hi-Desert Medical Center with severe injuries.
Meanwhile, officials found a passenger-side vehicle mirror at the scene.
Moreover, CHP urged anyone with information about the crash to contact the Morongo Basin Area office at (760) 366-3707.
The incident is under investigation.
Dealing With Similar Incidents
In today’s current state of affairs, taking strolls outdoors became the new normal. With this, so does the likelihood of accidents involving pedestrians.
Car accidents are far more common than pedestrian accidents. However, there is still reason to be wary when traveling on foot.
“Pedestrian accidents do not occur as much as vehicle accidents. However, pedestrian accidents tend to include more serious injuries,” Tyler Toomey said. He is a practicing attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
“It’s because they are sometimes hard to see. They also ride bikes, skateboards, etc. Pedestrian incidents usually occur in shopping center entrances and street corners,” he added.
We understand that being involved in a Morongo Valley pedestrian crash is a heavy load. Thus, it is best to turn to the experienced attorneys at Sweet Lawyers. Moreover, our attorneys and professional legal team have dealt with a variety of cases including pedestrian accidents. We promise to fight for you until your family achieves the justice and compensation that is owed. Call us at (800) 674 7852 to arrange your free consultation with an experienced legal professional. Also, you may reach us 24/7.