Deadly Car Crash on Hesperia Road and Lemon Street Kills Kahlil Malik Hooks, 1 Severely Injured
Hesperia, CA (June 03, 2020) – On Monday, Kahlil Malik Hooks died along with three others in a crash at the intersection of Hesperia Road and Lemon Street. Police are currently continuing to investigate.
The accident happened in the area of Hesperia Road and Lemon Street on June 1st at about 11:12 pm.
Rescuers found a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup and a blue sedan severely damaged, while a person remained trapped inside a vehicle.
SBCF declared 4 people dead on the spot, including Kahlil Malik Hooks, 18, and the driver Crystal Harris, 26.
Responders then hailed for a medical chopper for one critically injured female. Soon after, a Mercy Air ambulance airlifted the patient to the nearest trauma center.
Meanwhile, officials searched the surrounding area looking for other victims possibly involved in the collision.
Sheriff’s Major Accident Investigation Team are now handling the incident in order to determine the cause of the crash.
Furthermore, Hesperia Road between Lemon Street and Willow Street remained closed until Tuesday.
Hesperia Police Department are looking for possible witnesses that could help the investigation. Their Hotline is: 760-947-1500.
We at Sweet Lawyers send our deep condolences to the families of Kahlil Malik Hooks and the others who passed. Our thoughts are with you during this painful time.
How Kahlil Hook’s Family Can Proceed
Unfortunately, in today’s climate unexpected death is everpresent. As the loved ones of the deceased victims grieve, it is also important to recognize that if you lose someone in an accident, you may recover damages through a wrongful death suit. Ultimately, a wrongful death lawsuit gives the loved ones of a departed family member some semblance of justice.
“The aftermath of tragic accidents can be very hard for a family. The last thing most people 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. 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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