2005 Chevrolet Malibu and 2013 Jeep Involved in Victorville Crash at Amargosa Road and Roy Rogers Drive
Victorville, California (April 8, 2020) – Authorities have released the name of the man who was injured after a white 2005 Chevrolet Malibu struck his black 2013 Jeep at the intersection of Amargosa Road and Roy Rogers in Victorville at about 10:56 p.m. Tuesday, April 7.
The Malibu driver, 30-year-old Shayna Alexander, was heading south on Amargosa road when she suspectedly ran the red light at Roy Rogers Drive and hit the Jeep that was operated by 22-year-old David Salazar.
Both vehicles partially rolled over upon the impact and knocked a metal traffic-signal light pole down in the process.
The two automobiles acquired major damage, and Alexander was pinned inside her Malibu.
Alexander was extracted from the wreckage by firefighters and then taken to Victor Valley Global Medical for treatment of unspecified injuries. She was then flown to a trauma center for further medication.
Alexander was later determined as a suspect in an argument that had occurred just minutes prior to the collision.
Salazar was able to extricate himself from his vehicle but had complaint of pain to his abdomen area. He was attended to by paramedics and then placed into the back of an ambulance where officials assessed him
Meanwhile, it was not clear whether or not Salazar was taken to the hospital after the wreck.
What to Do At the Accident Scene
Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.
- Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
- Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
- Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
- If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle's hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
- Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
- If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
- Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
- Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left.
After leaving the accident scene,
- Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
- Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
- Get a property damage valuation.
- If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
- Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
- Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.