Edgar Dominguez, 20, Killed in Chino Solo-Car Crash
CHINO (September 6, 2018) – A passenger was killed after a traffic collision Wednesday morning on Euclid Avenue, also known as Highway 83, according to sheriff’s department.
The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Edgar Dominguez, of Rialto.
As per the statement released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, police said a 2000 white GMC Sierra was going southbound on Euclid Avenue when for an unknown reason its operator lost control of the car.
Driver Injured in Chino Car Accident on Euclid Avenue, September 5
The GMC ultimately slammed into a tree. The accident took place at about 4:57 a.m. between Chino Avenue and Schaefer Avenue
Police affirmed that Dominguez, who was riding as a passenger in the Sierra at the time, was immediately taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Meanwhile, the driver of the GMC was also hospitalized with unspecified injuries. The name and condition of the motorist were not disclosed.
The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
We offer our prayers and sincerest thoughts to the family members and friends of Mr. Edgar Dominguez during such a difficult time.
San Bernardino County Wrongful Death Lawyer
A forensic examination of the GMC Sierra, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine what exactly caused the tragic crash. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of each driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there was any mechanical issue with the car, and whether or not the motorist was distracted or reckless at the time. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicle, such as point of impact, its final resting position, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this incident, the surviving family of Mr. Edgar Dominguez will be granted the right to pursue a wrongful death claim. Family members of wrongful death victims are entitled to seek compensation for damages including funeral costs, loss of future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim of an auto accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to call Johnson Attorneys Group to help you. We will guide you every step of the way and bring our expertise to your case. Contact our experienced San Bernardino County wrongful death today at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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