Man Struck and Killed By Van While Riding Motorized Scooter on Arrow Route Near Ilex Street Kills
Fontana, CA (August 6, 2020) – On Monday, an 82-year-old man died in a scooter crash on Arrow Route near Ilex Street after being struck by a van.
The fatal accident took place at around 1:55 p.m. in the western area of Fontana.
California Highway Patrol Officer Jesus Garcia said the crash happened while the victim was crossing the road on a motorized scooter and a white van struck him.
Responding units attempted to give the victim life-saving measures; however, the man still died at the scene. No one else was injured in the crash.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner will release the deceased’s identity once family members are properly notified.
Moreover, the driver remained on scene and cooperated with the authorities.
Both directions on Arrow Route and Ilex Street were closed due to the crash.
Police continue to investigate the possible cause of the crash.
Meanwhile, Sweet Lawyers express their condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. May you find strength in this difficult time.
What Can the Deceased’s Family Do?
It is clear now more than ever that one person’s negligence can have devastating effects. This is quite common in accidents that result in death.
Thus, it is crucial that the family of the victim becomes aware that they may be able to file a wrongful death suit.
A wrongful death claim allows surviving family members to achieve vindication for their dearly departed. It also alleviates all the financial tolls accrued during this delicate time.
Finding the right attorney to handle your wrongful death claim can be tricky and overwhelming. We at Sweet Lawyers prioritize families, and we provide compassionate, yet effective assistance from beginning to end. We do not just win cases, we work to maximize your recovery, and grant you peace of mind. Call us at (800) 674 7852 for a free case evaluation with an expert. In addition, you may reach us through email, online chat, or text message. We’ve made our lines available to assist you 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week.