Motorcyclist Killed at Mojave River Wash

Motorcyclist Killed at Mojave River Wash

A motorcyclist lost his life Sunday after he crashed in the Mojave River Wash. Police say 52-year-old Jim Johnson of Hesperia was killed in the accident. A motorist encountered the crash scene around 6:20 a.m. Sunday and reported it. Officials arrived and pronounced Johnson dead at the scene.

According to the initial investigation, the motorcyclist was traveling east on Rock Springs Road when he lost control and crossed over the road. The motorcycle went over the shoulder and into the wash, and Johnson was thrown from the bike.

Another Motorcyclist Killed in Yucca Valley

Another fatal motorcycle crash occurred in Yucca Valley Wednesday. The accident happened on State Route 247 around 6 p.m. Police say 25-year-old Bryce Sterling was riding his motorcycle in the northbound lane, traveling around 80-100 mph.

The motorcyclist then attempted to pass a driver who was slowing to make a lefthand turn. Instead, the motorcycle broadsided the Nissan Altima. Sterling was thrown from the motorcycle and suffered severe injuries. He was airlifted to Desert Regional Medical Center. He later passed away from his injuries.

“Our hearts go out to the loved ones of the motorcyclists who lost their lives this week,” 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 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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