Ruben Cuevas, 64, Victim in San Bernardino Hit-and-Run
LOCATION: San Bernardino
DATE OF INCIDENT: Saturday, May 12th
May 14, 2018- According to San Bernardino, Ruben Cuevas, 64, has been identified as the man killed following a hit-and-run Saturday evening on Mountain View Avenue.
Cuevas, a resident of Sacramento, had been walking outside of a marked crosswalk before being struck at precisely 8:48 p.m by what witnesses claimed may have been a red or white Chevy Silverado pickup truck.
Ruben Cuevas suffered grave injuries from the impact as the fire department and paramedics were notified to provide immediate medical attention to the victim.
Despite life-saving efforts, the 64-year-old Sacramento man sadly was pronounced at the scene shortly after their arrival.
Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle failed to stop and render aid continuing to flee the scene.
Chevy Pickup Truck Possibly Hit-and-Run Vehicle
At this time, the hit-and-run driver remains at-large. Anyone with insight on the suspect or vehicle involved is urged to phone the San Bernardino Police Department at 909-384-5664.
Johnson Attorneys Group’s condolences remain with the family members and all friends of the victim involved in this sudden tragedy. We hope they are brought peace and comfort at this time.
San Bernardino Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on the news report, it is evident the suspect will be held liable for the death of the 64-year-old man. Regardless of any reasonings, leaving the area following a crash is a serious crime and is punishable by law, especially if the collision tragically killed another individual.
In such cases where negligence or wrongdoing is clearly a factor, the surviving family Ruben Cuevas will be entitled to a wrongful death lawsuit against the suspect. Family members of wrongful death victims are entitled to a recompense for damages including hospital bills, funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident caused by the negligence and wrongdoing of another person, we encourage you to speak with our experienced San Bernardino and Sacramento wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and obtain the justice you deserve. Give us a call at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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