Man and Woman Struck and Killed in Car Accident on I-215 Freeway
San Bernardino, CA (July 1, 2020) – On Tuesday, a Perris couple were struck and killed while standing beside their vehicles changing a flat tire on the I-215 freeway.
Moreover, the two pedestrians were standing outside 2 parked vehicles on the right shoulder of the freeway. Just then, a 2013 White Ford E350 box truck moved in their direction.
The Ford crashed into the rear of a parked 1997 Beige Toyota Camry and struck the two pedestrians.
As a result, both of the pedestrians, a 54-year-old male, and a 50-year-old female, residents of Perris, died at the scene.
Officials said that there is no evidence of alcohol or drug involvement in this accident.
The identities of the deceased is being withheld pending identification and notification of next of kin.
Meanwhile, the accident is still under investigation.
Contact Officer J. Izydorek at the San Bernardino CHP Office at (909) 383-4247 if you have further information about the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our sincere sympathies to the family and friends of the two deceased. May you find strength in this time of grief.
Who to Turn to after a Wrongful Death
It is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects on other individuals. This is quite common in accidents that result in death. Therefore, it is crucial that the family of the victim becomes aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death lawsuit gives the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
“The aftermath of tragic accidents can make everything difficult for a family. The last thing most families want to deal with is piles of paperwork, questions from insurance companies or defense attorneys, and attempting to obtain police reports. Grieving and handling legal claims don’t exactly go hand in hand, and this is why hiring an experienced attorney can not only provide you with peace of mind that you have a fighter in your corner but also having someone to make sure that your rights are respected and that justice will be served. Having legal representation after such a traumatic event will provide your family the space to heal while ensuring that justice is brought to your loved one,” says Mark Sweet, a seasoned attorney at Sweet Lawyers.
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