Maria Munoz Killed in San Bernardino Car Crash, Alexis Navarette Arrested
San Bernardino, CA (September 25, 2020) – On Wednesday, a 62-year-old Maria Munoz died, while four other people were injured in a two-car crash on Mountain View Avenue.
At about 6:16 p.m., a 72-year-old woman in a Toyota Camry was traveling northbound on Mountain View Avenue. The vehicle had two passengers.
At the same time, 23-year-old Alexis Navarette of San Bernadino was driving a Lexus ES350 southbound on Mountain View at an excessive speed. It was carrying a juvenile passenger.
The Lexus then struck the Camry, as the Camry turned left.
As a result of the crash, Munoz, a Camry passenger sustained critical injuries. Rescuers took her to a local hospital for medical treatment; however, she still died due to her injuries.
All other parties suffered non-fatal injuries. Rescuers transported them to area hospitals for medical treatment.
Authorities said speed and drug factors in this crash for Navarette. N
Furthermore, authorities arrested Navarette on charges of vehicular manslaughter, four counts of DUI causing injury, one count of hit-and-run with injury, and one count of child endangerment.
Police continue to investigate the crash. Please contact Detective Dan Acosta if you have further details about the crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers extend our condolences to the family and community of Maria Munoz. Our thoughts are with you in this painful time.
Maria Munoz: A Wrongful Death
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The family of the victim must become aware that they may have the right to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure in such a devastating loss.
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