Police Pursuit Results in Deadly Accident in Rialto
A traffic collision resulted in the death of two people in Rialto on Saturday morning, April 2nd.
It was reported that a Nissan Maxima was speeding just before 1 a.m. at the intersection of Linden and Randall Avenue.
Police launched a pursuit on that vehicle which led to the driver of the Maxima running a red light at Cedar and Randall Avenue.
As a result, the suspect’s vehicle then collided with a Nissan Sentra, causing the Maxima to veer off the roadway.
The Maxima also slammed into a house within the 1200 block of West Randall Avenue and came to a stop after.
Two occupants of the Nissan suffered severe injuries and were rushed to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.
Sadly, both were pronounced dead shortly after.
The victims of the crash have been ID’d as Aaron McDonald, 31 of Bloomington, and Irene Jaramillo, 30, of Rialto.
Authorities arrested the driver of the Maxima and they were booked into San Bernardino County Jail.
An investigation is ongoing.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Aaron McDonald and Irene Jaramillo.
Statistics from 2019 show that 846 people were killed in crashes that involved running a red light and about 143,000 people were injured.
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
It is also important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.