Driver Dies in Sagecrest Drive Collision
Riverside, CA (June 24, 2022) – On Wednesday, at 8:40 p.m., Jorge Paniagua, 25, of Hemet, died in a vehicle crash on North State Street.
The fatal crash happened at Sagecrest Drive near the entrance to the campus of Mt. San Jacinto College.
Officers say Paniagua was driving a southbound Infiniti sedan at a high rate of speed when he encountered a northbound Honda Civic making a turn west onto Sagecrest Place.
Unfortunately, the two vehicles crashed, then the Infiniti collided with a telephone pole.
The authorities responded to the crash scene and pronounced Jorge Paniagua dead while the medical rescuers took the passenger to a hospital.
Luckily, the Honda driver did not sustain injuries from the accident.
Meanwhile, please call the sheriff’s San Jacinto station at 951-654-2702 for further details about the Sagecrest Drive collision.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sympathies to the loved ones of Jorge Paniagua. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Our Team Can Help You Move On
Following the Sagecrest Drive collision, it is important to make sure you are legally covered so you can grieve in peace.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help you with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, it is helpful to know that each state has its own laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased.
These people are related to or depend financially on the person who died. 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
So, to the bereaved of Jorge Paniagua, reach out to our wrongful death lawyers. Let us help you discover if you are eligible to file a case on behalf of your departed loved one.