Unlicensed Driver Hits SUV Carrying Children
Unlicensed Driver Hits SUV Carrying Children

An unlicensed driver crashed into an SUV in Hesperia Sunday afternoon, causing a rollover crash. The crash occurred just after 4 p.m. on Mariposa Road near Eucalyptus Street. According to Sheriff’s deputies, the unlicensed driver was driving a Chevrolet Malibu north on Mariposa Road at a high rate of speed when he crossed into the southbound lane and crashed into a GMC Terrain.

There were three occupants in the SUV, an adult female and two children. An ambulance transported all  three to Desert Valley Hospital with minor injuries. Authorities also brought a female passenger in the Malibu to the hospital.

The SUV sustained major damage to the front driver side, and the Malibu rolled over at least once as a result of the crash. Police cited the Malibu driver for driving without a license.

Do You Have Uninsured Motorist Coverage?

In this case, an unlicensed driver caused a crash that caused property damage and injuries. Although this driver is at fault, the fact that he does not have a license means he was uninsured. Drivers need a valid driver’s license to obtain and keep auto insurance. This could make it difficult for the victims to have the costs from the accidents paid. That’s why it’s vital to carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage (UMC) as part of your auto insurance policy. UMC covers you if you are involved in an accident where the at-fault driver does not have insurance.

“All drivers should carry Uninsured Motorist Coverage. Check your policy to make sure you are covered in case you are ever in an accident like this,” 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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