Jurupa Valley, CA (February 15, 2023) – A man was killed after crashing into a tractor-trailer in Jurupa Valley on Sunday, February 12.
The fatal accident was reported at the 5600 block of Etiwanda Avenue near Mechanics Way at around 8 a.m. It was later revealed that Aaron Ruiz was traveling on the road when it crashed into the rear of a parked semi-truck. The impact caused the victim’s vehicle to catch fire, and he was trapped inside.
Ruiz suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported in the crash.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is being handled by local authorities.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Aaron Ruiz at this time.
Roughly 3,000 car accidents reported in California every year result in fatalities. Sadly, the figures for incidents involving semi-trucks are significantly worse. Each year, there are typically 113 fatal truck accidents in California. This figure includes 3,000 truck accidents that cause injuries and 200 to 300 truck drivers who lose their lives annually.
In addition to dealing with the emotional pain of losing a loved one, many families often have to cope with the financial obligations related to wrongful deaths. It is possible to have excessive sadness, grief, and emotional anguish. Your attorney can assist you in securing reimbursement in the event that a family member or other near relative passed away unexpectedly. Families involved in wrongful death cases frequently endure severe present-day and long-term financial damages. Some examples of these losses include burial costs, medical costs for the deceased, and lost future wages. The remaining members of the family experience unspeakable grief and agony.
Helping families who lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence has always been our first priority at Russell & Lazarus Personal Injury Trial Attorneys. Our lawyers assist the surviving family members in bringing a claim against the negligent parties following a fatal trucking accident in order to receive fair compensation. If a family member passed away as a result of someone else’s negligence, you shouldn’t be required to pay for their burial and other accident-related expenses. Call our offices at (949) 309-0990 to arrange a free consultation with a Jurupa Valley wrongful death attorney.
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