Man Killed in San Bernardino Traffic Accident

Investigators are working to piece together all of the details of a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred Saturday night. 

The incident took place in San Bernardino on May 28th at the intersection of 5th and Cooley Street.

33-year-old Jason Hernandez was struck just before 9 p.m. for unknown reasons. 

Sadly, Hernandez was declared dead at the scene shortly after paramedics arrived. 

Authorities also shut down the area for a period of time following cleanup and investigation.

An active investigation is underway.

JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Jason Hernandez.

According to statistics, there was a 26% increase in pedestrian deaths in California from 2014-2018.

In addition, California’s pedestrian fatality rate is about 25% higher than the national average.

Tips for pedestrians: 

  • Always be aware of your surroundings
  • Avoid distractions (use of headphones, cell phone) 
  • Obey traffic laws & signals
  • Always use crosswalk

If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.

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