2 People Struck in Separate Pedestrian Accidents in Victorville
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Two pedestrian accidents occurred Monday night in Victorville. The first crash left a 46-year-old man dead at the scene. Sheriff’s officials say Victorville resident Stacey Howard was struck as he was crossing Amargosa Road near Midtown Drive around 5:43 p.m.

According to a witness, the vehicle involved, a GMC minivan, was traveling south on Amargosa when it struck the pedestrian. The witness says the driver tried to swerve out of the way once he saw the pedestrian, but he was too late. The witness then attempted CPR on the pedestrian while waiting for first responders. The victim died at the scene. The driver was arrested for driving without a license. Amargosa Road was closed from Midtown Drive to Dakota Street through Tuesday morning for the investigation.

The second pedestrian accident happened at Seventh Street near Tatum Road around 11:10 p.m. The victim, a 22-year-old woman, was crossing the street when she was struck by a Nissan sedan. The woman was taken in critical condition to Victor Valley Global Medical Center and was later airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center. Seventh Street was closed from Victor Street to Lacy Street until 3:30 a.m.

“These pedestrian crashes are out of control. We have to work harder to stop this deadly trend,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured in an auto accident and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 777-7777 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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