Nicolas Peterson Killed, Cristina Moreno-Gonzalez Arrested in Bakersfield Motorcycle Crash
Bakersfield, CA (July 03, 2021) – On July 1, officers arrested 37-year-old Cristina Moreno-Gonzalez in a hit-and-run crash on Coffee Road that claimed the life of 13-year-old Nicolas Peterson.
The fatal incident happened on January 10 at the intersection of Hageman Road.
Peterson was killed after the motorcycle he was traveling on with his stepfather 35-year-old Johnathan Deal was involved in a crash.
Right away, officers responded to the accident scene and found Peterson and Deal.
Unfortunately, Peterson was pronounced dead on the scene.
On the other hand, rescuers rushed Deal to the hospital where he spent time in a medically-induced coma.
Reports said, Moreno-Gonzalez, the SUV driver turned left in front of the westbound motorcycle and crashed with it.
Meanwhile, the authorities arrested Moreno-Gonzalez for vehicle manslaughter and booked her into jail Friday morning.
Peterson was a 7th grade student at Fruitvale Junior High. He left his two sisters, 15-year-old Abby and 12-year-old Emily.
We at Sweet Lawyers would like to send our sympathies to the bereaved of Nicolas Peterson. May you find courage during this time of sorrow.
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