1 Killed in Santa Rosa Hit-and-Run Accident on Highway 101 near Yolanda Avenue
SANTA ROSA, CA (July 29, 2021) – Saturday morning, Yaquelin Garcia Magdaleno died in a hit-and-run crash on Highway 101.
According to California Highway Patrol, the incident happened on Highway 101, just south of the Yolanda Avenue exit.
Reports revealed that a Toyota veered off the road and over a ditch. Then, it crashed into a chain-link fence and hit two trees before it rolled over to its roof.
Furthermore, officials confirmed that 16-year-old Yaquelin Garcia Magdaleno died in the crash.
Moreover, Santa Rosa Police Department arrested 27-year-oldJovan Velasquez. Authorities booked Velasquez into Sonoma County Jail on the outstanding warrant, felony hit-and-run, and vehicular manslaughter.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of Yaquelin Garcia Magdaleno.
Dealing with The Loss after Crash in Santa Rosa
Assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of a devastating loss. However, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step towards closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Although nothing can bring back those dearly departed, we strive to secure the future of our clients, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, our law group is well-versed in the legal justice system and has no problem overcoming challenges. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate, while we determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. The financial toll the loss of a loved one has brought will be covered with us. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.