49-Year-Old Bicyclist Fatally Struck in Front of His Son in Rancho Cucamonga
Rancho Cucamonga, CA (August 20, 2022) – Earlier today, the authorities arrested Gerald Willis of Rancho Cucamonga in a DUI crash on Haven Avenue killing a 49-year-old bicyclist also from Rancho Cucamonga.
The authorities responded to the crash scene a few minutes before 2 a.m. in the area of Arrow Route.
When the officers arrived, they declared the bicyclist dead at the scene due to his injuries.
According to the officers working on this case, Willis rear-ended the victim while riding with his underage son along with a group of 10 other cyclists.
Moreover, the authorities found Gerald Willis to be driving under the influence and booked him into the West Valley Detention Center for gross vehicular manslaughter.
Sweet Lawyers extend our sympathies to the family of the bicyclist who was struck in front of his son in Rancho Cucamonga. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
A Wrongful Death Claim Will Help
Following this fatal collision, it is vital to make sure that the bereaved are legally covered so they can grieve in peace.
That is why hiring a legal expert who can help the bereaved with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make during this time.
Moreover, know that each state has its own laws covering who can file the claim on behalf of the deceased.
Furthermore, these people are related to or financially dependent on the deceased in the DUI crash on Haven Avenue. 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 those who lost a loved one in a traffic collision, 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.
Our legal experts are here to guide you through every step of your legal claim.