33-Year-Old Male Rider Hurt in Suspected DUI Crash near State Route 79

AGUANGA, CA (August 16, 2022) – Tuesday afternoon, authorities airlifted one rider following a motorcycle collision on State Route 317.

The collision happened around 2:45 p.m., near State Route 371 and State Route 79.

Police said the 33-year-old male rider of a Yamaha sport bike rode through the State Route 371 intersection while traveling northbound on State Route 79.

Furthermore, the rider crashed into the driver’s side of a Jeep Cherokee, making a left turn onto the 371.

Eventually, the motorcyclist was ejected from their bike, leaving him with significant injuries. Paramedics airlifted the victim to Wildomar’s Inland Valley Medical Center for further treatment.

Meanwhile, the 65-year-old female Jeep driver from Aguanga escaped unharmed.

At this time, no arrests were made, but authorities said intoxication might have played a role in the crash. The California Highway Patrol continues to investigate the impact on State Route 317.

Motorcyclists rarely escape injury when an accident occurs. It is crucial never to underestimate the bike’s speed when you’re riding a motorcycle. Additionally, strictly follow traffic laws and the conditions of the road. Do not tailgate a motorcyclist for other drivers and maintain a safe following distance. Give motorcyclists an entire traffic lane when you pass, as they too have equal rights on the road.

It is vital to have solid legal representation on your side when injured in a motorcycle accident. Reach out to the personal injury attorneys at Sweet James today. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. Their team understands what you are going through, and they are here to help you seek justice and compensation. Call them at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach them 24 hours a day and seven days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

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