Valentino Ramos and Airyana Luna Killed in Moreno Valley Street Racing Crash
MORENO VALLEY (September 2, 2018) – A young man and his pregnant wife were among the four people killed in a traffic collision on the 60 Freeway Friday evening, according to The Press Enterprise and KTLA.
The victims have been identified as 21-year-old Valentino Ramos and 20-year-old Airyana Luna, who was seven months pregnant.
As per the reports, California Highway Patrol said a white 1999 BMW 328i was allegedly racing with another vehicle when its driver lost control of the car. The BMW was heading to Morongo Casino at the time.
The BMW then slammed into the center divider, guardrail, and ultimately rolled over. The accident was reported on August 31 at about 7:30 p.m. near the Redlands Boulevard exit.
2 Others Dead, 1 Injured in Moreno Valley Accident on 60 Freeway
Riverside County Fire Department responded and found two people ejected from the overturned vehicle, while three were pinned inside. Four of them died at the scene, including Ramos and Luna who were riding in the back seat of the BMW when it crashed.
The fifth party, a 19-year-old Colton woman, was transported to Riverside University Health Systems with moderate injuries. The name of the other deceased parties and the survivor have not been yet released.
Meanwhile, officials are still looking for the other two cars that might have been involved in the alleged street racing. They were described as a gray or black Honda Civic, either year 2017 or 2018, and a black Mazda hatchback.
We extend our prayers and sincerest thoughts to all the victims and their families and friends during such a difficult time.
Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Lawyer
Based on the news reports, it appears that the driver of the BMW will be held responsible for causing the wreck that led to the death and injuries of several other people. The motorist was apparently driving recklessly and involved in a street race prior to the tragic collision. Aside from that, alcohol is also believed to have played a role in the deadly incident. A thorough investigation will then be conducted to determine the charges to be filed against the suspect and possibly against the other motorists accountable for the alleged street racing.
Pending the results and findings of the investigation for this collision, the surviving families of Mr. Valentino Ramos and Ms. Airyana Luna will be granted the right to pursue a wrongful death claim. Meanwhile, the injured and held not liable 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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