SOUTH BAY, CA – According to FOX 5 News, two people sustained serious injuries after a motorcyclist struck a pedestrian in South Bay on Wednesday night.
Authorities say the accident took place around 10:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Palm Avenue in the Egger Highlands neighborhood. A rider of a 2003 Harley Davidson motorcycle was heading west near 1500 Palm Avenue, rode through a green traffic signal, and struck a male pedestrian who was not using the crosswalk while crossing the street. The motorcyclist then struck a nearby curb of a concrete center divide on the road before sliding under a chain linked fence.
Both the motorcyclist and the pedestrian sustained serious injuries in the collision and were hospitalized for treatment. The pedestrian’s injuries were later found to be life-threatening.
No other details are available at this time. We will update this post as further information is released.
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