Deadly Collision Involving Motorcycle on Highway 138
CHP is actively investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred in Hesperia Sunday morning.
It was at 8:41 a.m. when a vehicle hit two motorcyclists on Highway 138.
The incident occurred on August 28th near Highway 173. It is still unclear at this time what caused the crash.
Unfortunately, one person was killed as a result. Their identity is being withheld pending notification of kin.
Further details will be provided once an investigation is concluded.
According to statistics, approximately 80% of accidents involving a motorcycle result in injuries or death.
Motorcycle accidents, according to the NHTSA, accounted for 14% of motor vehicle accident deaths in 2019. Motorcyclists should be fully aware of the safety challenges in which they face while riding on roads in California. Below are some tips for motorcyclists:
- Wear proper protection
- Ride responsibly
- Be knowledgeable and practice how to properly operate a motorcycle
- Ensure you are licensed prior to operating a motorcycle
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.