Apple Valley: Three Injured in Head-On Crash
Posted on Feb 03, 2014
At about 1:45 a.m. on Saturday, February 1, 2014, three people were injured in a head-on crash in Apple Valley, reported the Daily Press. The two-vehicle collision occurred on the Bear Valley Road bridge over the Mojave River. Emergency responders had to use the Jaws of Life to extricate one of the victims. Two of the victims were airlifted to trauma centers. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Apple Valley Station is investigating the cause of the accident.
Throughout Apple Valley, motor vehicle collisions claimed the lives of or caused injury to 123 people in 2011, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety. Fourteen of the crashes that resulted in injury or death occurred between 9 p.m. and 2:59 a.m. Overall, the city ranked well for traffic safety, receiving 97th place out of 102 cities with populations of between 50,001 and 100,000 in a ranking system in which 1st place is considered the worst.
After a crash resulting in injury, the victims may hold the at-fault driver liable for the expenses associated with their recoveries, such as for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. For more information on the personal injury claims process, please call (888) 752-7474 or contact us online.
Everyone at Allen, Flatt, Ballidis, and Leslie would like to wish a full recovery to the three people who were injured in the head-on crash.