2 Pedestrian Fatalities Happen Over the Weekend
2 Pedestrian Fatalities Happen Over the Weekend

Two pedestrian fatalities took place in the Low Desert and High Desert over the weekend. The first pedestrian crash occurred Friday night in Twentynine Palms. Police say a vehicle struck a man as he crossed Twentynine Palms Highway at Mesquite Avenue around 8 p.m.

The man suffered serious injuries and was taken to High Desert Medical Center. He died from his injuries shortly after. Authorities have not released the victim’s identity. The driver is cooperating with the investigation. If you have any information about this fatal crash, please contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department at (760) 366-4175.

Pedestrian Fatalities Occur in Twentynine Palms & Hesperia

The second pedestrian fatality happened in Hesperia early Saturday morning. According to San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials, 31-year-old Enrique De La Torre suffered serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle on the 8700 block of Third Avenue. The crash occurred just before 6 a.m. Police say a gray Toyota 4Runner was heading north on Third Avenue when it struck De La Torre in the roadway.

Authorities then transported the pedestrian to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. However, he passed away from his injuries some time on Sunday. Anyone with information about this pedestrian crash is asked to contact the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station at (760) 947-1500.

“We are grieved for the families who lost their loved ones in this weekend’s pedestrian crashes,” 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 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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