Rene Cruz, 25, Killed in Jurupa Valley Crash at Limonite and Pacific
JURUPA VALLEY (September 16, 2018) – A man killed after a traffic collision in the area of Limonite and Pacific avenues on Saturday has been identified as Rene Cruz, according to The Press Enterprise.
Riverside County coroner’s office said the 25-year-old Riverside man died following the accident which occurred on September 15 at around 9:50 a.m.
As per the article, deputies affirmed that for an unknown reason three vehicles collided at the intersection of Limonite and Pacific avenues.
Riverside County Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and attended to a total of five people who were hurt as a result of the wreck.
1 Adult, 3 Juveniles Injured in Jurupa Valley Car Accident
One of the patients, Cruz, was immediately transported to Riverside Community Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
The other victims, one adult and three juveniles, were also hospitalized with injuries considered as non-life-threatening. Their names and condition at this time were not disclosed.
Meanwhile, Limonite Avenue was closed between Pacific and Avenida Juan Bautista for several hours. The cause of the incident remains under investigation.
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A forensic examination of the three vehicles, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine what exactly caused the tragic incident. Authorities will thoroughly look into the speed of each driver, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with the cars, and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or simply did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the vehicles, such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this collision, the surviving family of the deceased will be granted the right to pursue a wrongful death claim. Meanwhile, the injured and held not responsible for the crash will be granted the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault party.
Victims are entitled to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and hospital bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and lost future income, and loss of love and companionship.
If you, or your loved one, have been a victim of an auto accident and you believe another person is at fault, 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 Riverside County wrongful death and personal injury lawyer today at 855-703-4186 for a free consultation.
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