Melissa Castillo Dies in 2-Vehicle Crash near Ashford Avenue
Rialto, CA (October 7, 2022) On Thursday morning Crystaline Joy Barile Bendo and Melissa Jacqueline Castillo died in a head-on collision on North Riverside Avenue.
Reports say that the fatal 2-vehicle crash happened at around 3 a.m. in the 3500 block of North Riverside Avenue near Ashford Avenue.
Rialto Police Department say that 22-year-old Castillo was trying to pass an 18-wheeler instead collided head-on with 31-year-old Bendo’s northbound vehicle.
Furthermore, Castillo, a San Bernardino resident, crossed the double yellow lines in the center of the roadway effectively going the wrong way.
Additionally, authorities pronounced Castillo dead at the scene, while Palmdale resident Bendo, died at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center at 4:16 a.m.
Sweet Lawyers extend our condolences to the families of Crystaline Bendo and Melissa Castillo. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
A Wrongful Death Claim Will Help
Following the Rialto traffic collision, it is vital to make sure that the bereaved are legally covered so they can grieve in peace.
Hiring a legal expert who can help the bereaved with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, know that each state has its own laws covering who can file the claim on behalf of the deceased.
Furthermore, these people are related to or financially dependent on Crystaline Joy Barile Bendo . The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:
- Surviving spouses
- Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership)
- Children of the deceased
- Financial dependents, parents, minors under the care of the deceased
- Personal representatives
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