Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle on Arnold Drive
A Napa resident, ID’d as Querubin Hernandez, was fatally struck by a vehicle in Sonoma.
The incident occurred on Arnold drive around 1 in the morning.
Hernandez was standing on the shoulder outside a tractor speaking to the driver.
An oncoming vehicle veered into the shoulder, causing a collision with the rear of the tractor’s trailer.
The vehicle ended up hitting Hernandez, causing life-threatening injuries.
Sadly, the pedestrian was declared dead at the scene shortly after 1:22 a.m.
The operator of the tractor was also taken to Providence Queen of the Valley Medical Center for treatment.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
JT Legal Group sends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Querubin Hernandez.
In 2020, studies showed that the state of California reported 3,723 motor-vehicle deaths which was an increase from 2019.
In the U.S. one’s odds of dying in a car accident is around 1 in 107.
Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving.
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 be entitled to wrongful death benefits.
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