Carlos Segura, 56, Killed in Moreno Valley Crash on Gilman Springs Road
MORENO VALLEY (August 16, 2018) – A driver killed after a traffic collision along Gilman Springs Road on Thursday morning has been identified as Carlos Fuentes Segura, according to The Press Enterprise.
Riverside County Coroner’s Office said the 56-year-old Ontario man died after the accident which involved a dairy tanker.
As per the article, California Highway Patrol reported that Segura was driving a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder east on Gilman Springs when at the same time a tractor-trailer pulling a tank fully loaded with milk pulled out of a dairy’s driveway.
Fatal Crash on Gilman Springs Road and Jack Rabbit Trail
The operator of the truck allegedly failed to yield to the approaching Nissan. The Nissan slammed into the center of the tank trailer, continued underneath and out the opposite side.
Deputies affirmed that Segura was pronounced dead at the scene. The tragic crash took place at 4:30 a.m. in the 34000 Block of Gilman Springs Road, east of Jack Rabbit Trail.
Meanwhile, CHP added that the driver of the truck was unharmed in the wreck. The incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and most heartfelt condolences to the family members and friends of Mr. Carlos Segura during such a difficult time.
Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on the news report, the operator of the truck will be held responsible for causing the collision that led to the death of the other motorist involved. The truck driver is believed to have failed to yield to the man who ultimately crashed into the tank trailer. Authorities will continue to investigate the incident, and will determine whether or not drugs or alcohol played a role, whether or not the party who allegedly prompted the wreck was speeding or distracted at the time.
In such cases where negligence is clearly a factor, the surviving family of Mr. Carlos Segura will have then the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault person. Family members of wrongful death victims will be entitled to a recompense for the funeral costs, loss of future income and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in an auto accident caused by a negligent individual, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with our experienced wrongful death lawyer to help you. We will fight aggressively for your legal rights and get the justice you deserve. Contact us at 855-703-4186 for a free case consultation.
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