Elderly Man Dies in Three-Wheeled Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist died Friday after he crashed his three-wheeled motorcycle in Lucerne Valley. Officials say 79-year-old David R. Free of Utah crashed on northbound Highway 18 around 4:13 p.m. He was riding with a group of bikers when the fatal accident occurred.

According to police, Free lost control of his motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. His three-wheeled motorcycle crashed off the roadway about two miles south of Camp Rock Road.

Emergency responders transported Free to St. Joseph Health, St. Mary for his injuries. However, he passed away at the hospital at 5:29 p.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is handling the crash investigation.

“Our thoughts are with the victim’s loved ones during this difficult time,” 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 a motorcycle 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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