Young Marine Killed in Motorcycle vs. Vehicle Accident
Young Marine Killed in Motorcycle vs. Vehicle Accident

A U.S. Marine died Monday morning in a motorcycle vs. vehicle accident in Hesperia. The fatal motorcycle crash occurred around 9 a.m. at the intersection of Locust Avenue and Eucalyptus Street.

Motorcyclist Failed to Yield at Intersection

According to police, 21-year-old Brian Delreal was riding his motorcycle north on Locust Avenue when he failed to yield at a four-way stop. He then crashed into a westbound Kia Forte. Delreal was thrown from his motorcycle.

Authorities found the motorcyclist lying in the roadway and transported him to the hospital. Delreal succumbed to his injuries soon thereafter.

The driver of the Kia, 87-year-old Paul Mendoza, suffered unknown injuries in the crash. He was then taken to a trauma center in stable condition.

The Hesperia Sheriff’s Station Major Accident Investigation Team is looking into the cause of the crash. Anyone with information about the motorcycle vs. vehicle accident can contact the Sheriff’s department at (760) 947-1500.

“Our condolences go out to the victim’s friends and family. This is a sad reminder that failure to yield at an intersection can have tragic consequences,” 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 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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