Two Accidents Result in Serious Injuries on Burbank Streets

By On November 7, 2018

A pedestrian and a motorcyclist both received serious injuries in two separate incidents.

The first incident involved a pedestrian on November 4 at 5:35 pm on Scott Road at East Street. According to Sergeant Derek Green, Burbank Police Department’s Public Information Officer, ”
The pedestrian, an 82-year-old man, was crossing Scott Road at East Ave. when he was struck by a Toyota Camry traveling south on Scott. The driver, a female adult, remained at the scene and was cooperative.”

The man was reported conscious and was transported to a local trauma hospital.

Green reports neither drugs nor alcohol were factors with the cause still under investigation and no arrests were made.

The second accident involved a motorcyclist on Monday, November 5 about 10:50 pm at the intersection of Naomi and Olive.

Photo By: Edward Tovmassian

According to Green, “An adult male was traveling west on Olive Ave. when a Volkswagen Jetta made a left turn in front him. The motorcyclist collided with the vehicle, ejecting the rider. The driver of the vehicle, also an adult male, remained at the scene and was cooperative.

Drugs and/or alcohol were not factors.” The motorcyclist was transported to a trauma hospital.

Green said the driver of the vehicle was allegedly at fault. “Preliminary findings have found the driver of the VW Jetta to be at fault in this collision.”