Man Killed in Apple Valley Pedestrian Crash
Man Killed in Apple Valley Pedestrian Crash

One person is dead after an Apple Valley pedestrian crash Monday afternoon. The fatal accident occurred around 12 p.m. on Jess Ranch Parkway and Town Center Drive. The victim, 65-year-old Kirpal Singh Dhaliwa, was suffering from a head injury in the roadway when deputies arrived.

Driver in Apple Valley Pedestrian Crash did not See Victim

According to police, a silver Ford Explorer was making a lefthand turn from Jess Ranch Parkway onto Town Center Drive when the driver struck the pedestrian in the roadway. The driver, 47-year-old Shelly Tucker, did not see the pedestrian. Police say she was unable to avoid hitting him with her vehicle.

Emergency responders transported the pedestrian to Desert Valley Hospital. From there, he was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. He died from his injuries sometime later.

Fatal Pedestrian Crash Remains Under Investigation

The Apple Valley pedestrian crash shut down all directions of Jess Ranch Parkway to Town Center Drive, as well as Apple Valley Road. The road closures lasted until about 8 p.m. Tuesday, as authorities investigated. Anyone with information on the fatal accident should contact the Apple Valley Major Accident Investigation Team at (760) 240-7400.

“We’re praying for the victim’s family during this terrible time of loss,” 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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