Fatal Rollover Car Crash in Barstow Saturday, 11/18
BARSTOW (November 18, 2017)- According to the San Bernardino Coroner, a 27-year-old man of Murrieta ID’d as Jonathan Alvarez was killed Saturday evening after being involved in a rollover crash on the I-5 north.
California Highway Patrol officials responded to the crash site which took place near Field Road at precisely 10:59 p.m.
Jonathan Alvarez, 27, Killed in Car Accident on I-15 North
Preliminary investigative efforts indicate that Jonathan Alvarez was the passenger of a Toyota Highlander struck from the rear by an undisclosed vehicle for reasons unknown at this time.
The initial impact caused the driver of the Highlander to lose control and veer over several lanes causing the vehicle to ultimately roll over multiple times before coming to rest.
CHP officials notified paramedics and the San Bernardino County Fire Department who hastily arrived at the scene to provide immediate assistance only to no avail as Alvarez was pronounced dead at the scene upon their arrival.
There were reports that at least one other motorist incurred injuries confirmed to have been the driver of the Toyota Highlander who was not ID’d. The driver was taken to a hospital or medical center in unknown condition.
No other details have been released at this time regarding the vehicle and the driver who caused the crash as the investigation remains ongoing being performed by the CHP-Barstow division.
Murrieta Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Lawyers
For this particular incident, the driver of the vehicle who struck the back of the Highlander that Mr. Jonathan Alvarez was a passenger will likely be held fully liable for causing the collision based on the preliminary details provided so far. There will be other factors to look into as well such as whether drugs or alcohol played and if distracted driving or excessive speed was an issue. In such cases where a motorist is found at fault, families of deceased victims and those who sustain injuries can file a wrongful death or a personal injury lawsuit respectively against the at-fault parties seeking compensation for damages including hospital bills and medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, lost future income and loss of love and companionship.
Contact our experienced Murrieta and Riverside County area wrongful death and personal injury lawyers today 800-235-6801 and allow us to provide you with the advice and any guidance that may be needed following the sudden and unprepared tragic loss of a loved one.
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