Elderly motorist struck by large truck

Elderly motorist struck by large truckFirst responders huddle around a victim of a traffic collision last Friday near the China Lake Boulevard-Upjohn Avenue intersection. According to witnesses on the scene, an elderly man on a motorized scooter was run over by the driver of a truck. The victim was transported from the scene to Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. Additional information was not available at press time. Another traffic collision, this one on Wednesday, at the intersection of Downs Street and Highway 178, sent another victim for treatment of injuries. At press time the News Review learned of another collision on Thursday, but no details were available. -- Photo by Rebecca Neipp

Story First Published: 2017-04-14