Yefelin Ruiz, 18, Found Dead along 10 Freeway Near Monte Vista Avenue
MONTCLAIR (May 30, 2018) – On May 29, Tuesday, a body was found lying along the Interstate 10 Freeway.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department released a report indicating an 18-year-old female was involved in a traffic collision on the eastbound lanes of the interstate.
When authorities arrived at the accident scene, just west of Monte Vista Avenue, they found a teenager with injuries reportedly consistent with being struck by a vehicle.
Fatal Accident in Montclair, May 29
The victim was identified as Yefelin Ruiz. As per the press release, Ruiz was pronounced deceased at the crash site shortly after 6:05 a.m. on Tuesday.
No details have been yet released on the name of the motorist who allegedly struck Ruiz.
California Highway Patrol will be the agency handling the investigation. The precise circumstances that led to the deadly accident remained unclear at this time.
We offer our warmest of thoughts, our prayers, and condolences to the family members of Ms. Yefelin Ruiz as they search for peace and comfort.
San Bernardino County Wrongful Death Lawyer
Based on this news report, there are still several factors that remain unclear in this incident that left Ms. Yefelin Ruiz dead. At this time, investigators handling the case will asses several factors surrounding the incident allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
Depending on the results of the investigation, the family members of Ms. Yefelin Ruiz may have the right to a wrongful death claim. If police officials conclude that the 18-year-old teenager’s passing was caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another party, the surviving family of the victim would then be entitled to seek recompense for funeral costs and loss of love and companionship.
If your loved one has been a victim in a tragic incident and you believe another person is at fault, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced San Bernardino County wrongful death lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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