SAN BERNARDINO, California (June 1, 2014) — James Thomas Warren, 21, of Claremont died Saturday afternoon when his car was struck by an SUV on Highway 18 at Mile Marker 10, according to a press release by the San Bernardino County Sheriff Coroner.
About 3:47 p.m., police and paramedics both responded to the collision between Warren’s 2000 Hyundai Sonota and the driver of a 2003 Dodge Durango SUV. Police believe the Dodge crossed over the double yellow lines and struck the Hyundai. Warren died at the scene of the crash. The woman who struck his car was taken by ambulance to Loma Linda Unvierstiy Medical Center where she was said to have moderate injuries.
The San Bernardino accident is under investigation by the San Bernardino Police Department Major Accident Investigation Team.
The police investigation into this accident will ultimately determine liability, however, the circumstances suggest the driver of the Dodge Durango may be held liable for this man’s death.
“My condolences go out to the family of this young man as they try to cope with his sudden loss and piece together what happened,” said Attorney James Johnson.
If you have legal questions after an accident, contact Johnson Attorneys Group for a free legal consultation to advise you of your rights. Call 1-800-235-6801.
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