Tajahnae Jones, Ronald Filetti ID’d in Fatal Car Crash Accident on Highway 79
MORENO VALLEY, California (March 2, 2017) – Tajahnae Jones, 21, of Perris and Ronald Filetti, 46, of San Jacinto, were both killed in a collision that took place Thursday afternoon on the southbound Highway 79, according to the Riverside County Sheriff Coroner.
The accident involving two vehicles occurred at 2:13 p.m., just south of Gilman Springs Road.
In an article by The Press Enterprise, CHP officials said both cars were traveling at a high rate of speed when one vehicle cut off the other.
Both then plunged about 30 feet down an embankment and rolled over. They came to a stop in a farm.
The CHP affirmed Filetti, the driver of one of the vehicles, and Jones, a passenger in the second vehicle, sadly died at the scene. driving the other vehicle was transported to a hospital to be treated major injuries.
Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle Jones was in was transported to a hospital and remains in critical condition with major injuries.
Meanwhile, a witness told CHP that the cars were apparently racing, going higher than 70 mph at the time. The incident remains under investigation.
The staff members of Johnson Attorneys Group thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their family and friends during such difficult times.
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