Iridian Basoco Involved in Fatal Accident on the Colorado River
Las Vegas, NV (July 07, 2022) – On Monday, Ricardo Aponte, 43, sustained fatal injuries in a jet ski accident on the Colorado River involving Iridian Basoco, 26, of Las Vegas.
The authorities responded to the incident scene at 4:40 p.m. in the swim area at Community Park, wherein a jet ski struck four adults.
According to the investigators, Iridian Basoco lost control of the jet ski she rented. They say she entered the swim-only area and struck the four adults.
Immediately, the paramedics rushed the victims to Western Arizona Regional Medical Center.
Then, the emergency rescuers airlifted Ricardo Aponte to the University Medical Center trauma center in Las Vegas with critical injuries. Ricardo Aponte died on Wednesday.
Moreover, the emergency team also airlifted another victim, a 21-year-old man, to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas.
The other two victims, a 34-year-old woman, and a 30-year-old man have been treated and released.
In the meantime, the authorities are investigating the fatal accident on the Colorado River.
Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our sympathies to the loved ones of Ricardo Aponte. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
We Can Help You Recover
Furthermore, dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It is certain that it would take a lot of time to recover from this loss.
However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.
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 those who are related to or depend financially on the person that 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.
- These people can differ from state to state.
So, to the bereaved of Ricardo Aponte, 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.