[09-16-2023] San Bernardino County, CA – 23-Year-Old Male Motorcyclist Killed Following Vehicle Collision in Apple Valley

Published September 18, 2023

[09-16-2023] 23-Year-Old Male Motorcyclist Killed Following Vehicle Collision in Apple ValleyA 23-year-old male motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a vehicle in Apple Valley, San Bernardino County, on Thursday night, September 14, 2023.

According to the Apple Valley Sheriff’s Station, the incident occurred on Bear Valley Road and Savage Lane, east of Deep Creek Road, around 10:37 p.m.

AVSS deputies and Apple Valley Fire Protection District personnel responded to a traffic collision between a white and blue Suzuki motorcycle driven by 23-year-old Trevor M. of Apple Valley and a white Toyota Corolla driven by 32-year-old Apple Valley resident Shelly G.

Authorities determined that the motorcycle was traveling east on Bear Valley while the car was heading west on the same road. Officials said the driver. turned left onto Savage Lane, right in front of the motorcyclist., resulting in the crash.

The motorcyclist was ejected from his vehicle and suffered life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The Toyota driver was uninjured and remained at the scene to cooperate with the authorities.

It is unclear whether drugs or alcohol were a factor in this incident, pending an investigation.

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What to Do After A Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accidents are traumatic and can negatively alter a person’s life permanently. You should seek legal counsel if you are injured as a motorcyclist or have lost a loved one due to an accident. The following steps will help you protect your interests:

  1. Keep calm and do not admit fault.
  2. Check your body for injuries. Examine the condition of the other individuals involved.
  3. Wait on the side of the road or in a safe place until the authorities arrive.
  4. Do not try to resolve the conflict with the other driver. Inform the police of the collision and request a copy of the official report.
  5. Gather information such as the other driver’s name and insurance provider.
  6. Take pictures of everything you think is essential, including the scene, the road, your injuries, the other car, and your motorcycle.
  7. Seek medical attention as soon as possible.
  8. Keep a file with all accident-related paperwork and information.
  9. Discuss your accident with an experienced California motorcycle accident lawyer.


Fatal Motorcycle Accident Statistics

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were over 5,500 reported motorcycle fatalities in the United States in 2020 alone. Furthermore, more than 180,000 motorcycle accidents resulted in injuries requiring emergency department treatment.

Motorcycle crashes accounted for 14% of all traffic fatalities and 17% of all occupant deaths in 2021. Motorcycle accidents also caused 3% of occupant injuries.

There was an 8% increase in motorcycle fatalities between 2020 and 2021. Over the past decade, motorcycle-related deaths have risen by 19%, and the death rate has increased by 29%. The death rate is 5,932, translating to 30.05 fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles.