Motorcyclist Killed in DUI Hit-and-Run Accident near Dyer Road

VICTORVILLE CA (May 20, 2022) Wednesday evening, Leejon Tolliver was arrested after fatally striking a motorcyclist on Palmdale Road.

The incident occurred around 8:12 p.m., near the intersection of Dyer and Palmdale Road.

According to reports, 34-year-old Tolliver was driving a silver 2014 Dodge Durango when he turned onto Palmdale in front of a 2020 Harley Davidson Street Bob. There, the two vehicles collided.

Upon impact, Tolliver fled the scene of the accident. Shortly after, medics arrived and airlifted the motorcyclist to Victor Valley Hospital where he later died.

A little over half an hour after the incident, police located and took Tolliver into custody. He is being held at the High Desert Detention Center in lieu of $50,000 bail on the hit-and-run charge. Moreover, jail records show his bail is an additional $50,000 on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and child abuse.

No further details regarding the crash are public at this time. Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.

The death of a family member after a motorcycle accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death 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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