Pedestrian Suffers Major Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle

Pedestrian Suffers Major Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle

HESPERIA – A 58-year-old Hesperia man was badly injured after being struck by a vehicle on Monday evening officials said.

At around 6:20 p.m. deputies from the Hesperia Stations and personnel from the San Bernardino County Fire Department were dispatched to the vehicle versus pedestrian collision near Main Street and Third Avenue. When they arrived they found the male pedestrian, later identified as Wayne Porter, 58, of Hesperia lying on the westbound lanes of Main Street suffering from major injuries as a result of the collision.

Porter sustained major injuries and was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center where he is receiving ongoing treatment for his injuries. The vehicle also sustained major damage. Witnesses reported and evidence collected the scene revealed that Porter was crossing Main Street, west of Third Avenue outside of the marked crosswalk when he was struck by the 2011 Chevy sedan which was traveling westbound in the #2 lane of Main Street.

The driver of the vehicle did not sustain any injuries as a result of the collision and remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. The Hesperia Station Traffic Division is conducting the investigation and anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact Deputy Jeremy Deberg or Sergeant Doug Hubbard from the Hesperia Sheriff’s Station at (760) 947-1500.

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