Francisco J. Tinajero Killed in Hopland Car Crash
Hopland, California (June 17, 2020) – On Monday, Francisco J. Tinajero died in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 175 near Harrison Street.
The accident happened at about 11:35 a.m. on June 15, which left two other victims seriously injured.
A 1999 Ford F-250 pickup, driven by Justin Jimenez, was traveling eastbound on Highway 175 when it swerved onto the right shoulder.
The Ford then crossed over into the westbound lane, where it collided into the driver’s side of an oncoming 2002 Honda Civic, which was driven by Francisco J. Tinajero, of Ukiah.
Then, the pickup truck reportedly rolled over and landed on its wheels.
However, Francisco J. Tinajero was pronounced dead at the scene, while his passenger Ruben Tinajero, sustained major injuries.
Rescuers airlifted Ruben Tinajero and Justin Jimenez to Santa Rosa for proper treatment.
No further details about the accident were immediately available, as the police are still investigating the crash.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Francisco J. Tinajero. We hope his community finds can heal peacefully in this difficult time.
Who to Turn to in the Event of Death due to Road Accidents
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.
It is crucial that the family of the victim becomes aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit.
It allows families to hold parties liable for the irrevocable damages they have caused.
A wrongful death claim is a claim brought against a defendant who has caused someone’s death, either through negligence or as a result of some intentional action.