VICTORVILLE – (VVNG.com)- At approximately 5:50 p.m. on Thursday, October 23rd, there was a report of a motorcyclist down in the area of Hook Boulevard and El Evado Road. Upon arriving on the scene deputies were made aware that the accident was not just the single motorcycle crash but a hit and run.
Deputies went on a quick search for a multi-colored 4 door sedan. Witnesses saw the driver run a stop sign at Hook Boulevard and Reno Loop Road. Witnesses also reported the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed.
An officer saw the suspect vehicle attempting to make a right turn from Hook Boulevard onto Gray Way. The vehicle lost control slamming into the light pole at the street corner causing the light pole to collapse onto the vehicle.
The motorcyclist had minor injuries to his shoulder as well as road rash to the face. He was taken by ground ambulance for treatment of his injuries. The hit and run driver suffered no injuries.
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