Two children were killed after a deadly two-vehicle collision in Menifee on Wednesday evening, October 13.
The crash transpired at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Domenigoni Parkway, just east of Lindenberger Road in Menifee. A Ford pickup truck and a Chevrolet pickup truck haling a trailer were involved in the collision. The Ford reportedly side-swiped the Chevrolet for unclear reasons.
Due to the severity of the impact, the Chevrolet and the trailer it was hauling overturned and ejected the two children from the vehicle. Unfortunately, the two children inside the Chevrolet were pronounced dead at the scene. One of the children was identified as 1-Year-Old Legend Aries G.
The 18-year-old Ford driver was uninjured in the mishap. He was taken into custody at the Southwest Detention Center on suspicion of felony vehicular manslaughter without gross negligence.
After posting a $7,500 bail bond, his arraignment is scheduled for the first week of next year. Drugs and alcohol were not considered as factors in the collision. Local authorities are further investigating the case.
Fatal Two-Vehicle Collision Statistics
Accidents involving motor vehicles are the most common reason people are injured in the US. The number of individuals injured in car accidents each year is close to two million. Every sixty seconds, there is a car accident in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were over 3,304 people killed in car accidents in California in 2017 in that state.
According to the National Safety Council, auto accidents are to blame for 11% of all American deaths. About 485,866 car accidents occurred last year, with 3,898 deaths and 276,823 injuries reported in California. The death toll from traffic accidents has risen by 23.5% since 2013. Road conditions, drunk driving, distracted driving, ignorance of traffic laws, inadequate street lighting, and weather are just a few of the many factors contributing to Menifee car accidents.
Wrongful Death Attorney for Victims of Two-Vehicle Collisions in Riverside County
There are numerous reasons why a car accident occurs. Many of these accidents are the result of another driver’s carelessness or irresponsibility. Expert car accident lawyers can help you navigate the legal process after a fatal collision.
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Using the services of an experienced attorney to bring a wrongful death claim will allow you to recover damages that the accident has caused you. The liable party will be compelled by law to pay the victim’s medical bills, funeral expenses, pain and suffering, and loss of companionship through a wrongful death claim.
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