Motorcyclist Hospitalized after Collision near Mesa Linda Avenue

VICTORVILLE, CA (April 15, 2022) – Tuesday afternoon, a rider was injured and airlifted after a motorcycle accident on La Mesa Road.

At approximately 2:53 p.m., on April 5, crews responded to the scene on La Mesa Road, just west of Mesa Linda Avenue.

Per reports, the motorcyclist struck the rear driver side of a black Acura SUV. The impact ejected the rider from the motorcycle onto the road.

According to the statement of an unnamed witness, the motorcyclist was flailing his legs on the ground near the barrier, implying to leave him alone and not to touch him.

Shortly after responding, fire crews requested a helicopter to land at Liberty Park. A Mercy Air helicopter transported the victim to a trauma center, for further treatment.

Meanwhile, Victorville City Public Works personnel went to the site and established a hard traffic closure along La Mesa Road as crews investigated the scene.

At this time, an active investigation into the collision is proceeding. Authorities will post new information as it becomes available.

Motorcyclists rarely escape injuries in the event of a crash. That is why it is important to never underestimate the bike’s speed when you’re riding a motorcycle. Strictly following traffic laws and the conditions of the road also prevent accidents. For other drivers, do not tailgate a motorcyclist. Keep a safe following distance and give motorcyclists a full traffic lane when you pass.

Becoming injured in a motorcycle accident is always a traumatic experience for those involved. At Sweet James, they understand the difficulties that come with being involved in a serious collision. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their personal injury attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how they can help you at (800) 975-3435 . Click here to request a police report.

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