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Aaron McDonald and Irene Jaramillo Killed in Crash Caused by Pursuit in Rialto
Rialto, CA (April 4, 2022) – Aaron McDonald (31) and Irene Jaramillo (30) died in a crash involving a vehicle being chased by the police in Rialto. According to ABC 7, the incident happened at around 1:00 am on Saturday.
According to authorities, the car chase involved a drunk driver and police from the Colton Police Department. The pursuit started around Pepper Avenue and the 10 Freeway. Then, driver Alejandro Canchola (24) and passenger Jose Castrocota (21) went into Rialto, with Rialto police officers joining the pursuit.
Later, Canchola approached the intersection of the Cedar-Randall avenues and collided with a silver 2019 Nissan Sentra, which had McDonald and Jamarillo as occupants. After crashing into the Nissan, Canchola’s vehicle also crashed into a nearby home.
Both Aaron McDonald and Irene Jaramillo died from severe injuries caused by the car crash.
McDonald and Jamarillo sustained critical injuries, killing both of them. Meanwhile, responders transported Canchola and Castrocota to the hospital after sustaining moderate injuries. Luckily, the home involved in the crash had no occupants.
According to police, Canchola will face murder charges. They’ll arrest him and take him to the San Bernardino County jail after his release from the hospital.
McDonald and Jamarillo’s family members and friends expressed their grief on a GoFundMe page. The page stated, “anyone who knew Irene knew what a kind and caring soul she was. Anyone who knew Aaron knew how kind and a hard worker he was. They both loved each other so much and were in the works of planning a wedding for this summer.”
Donations will be spent to lay both McDonald and Jamarillo to rest together.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Aaron McDonald and Irene Jaramillo.
Personal Injury (Wrongful Death) Claims in Rialto
In this case, the family members of Aaron McDonald and Irene Jaramillo can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition to that, negligence by a person or business can contribute to a crash, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
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More About Car Accident Liability
Various circumstances of the car accident can pinpoint the liability of damages. In some instances, thorough investigations can reveal careless behavior. This can include the simple act of recklessly turning or cutting in front of another vehicle. In terms of determining who is at fault for a crash, this can be defined by common law. Any Sacramento or Los Angeles car accident lawyer recognizes that fault has four basic levels:
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- Strict liability
However, different state laws can have variations of applicable traffic laws. For example, in some states, multiple drivers can be liable for an accident. This is why thorough investigations are important after a car accident. Having a strong case showing the liability of the at-fault party can help guarantee your compensation. Likewise, a car crash attorney can also help you determine all your options, so you can fully recover from the accident. Learn more about car accident lawyers in California here. You can also check out these resources about wrongful death attorneys and personal injury lawyers.
Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Aaron McDonald and Irene Jaramillo.
Certainly, nothing can alleviate the pain of losing a loved one. However, it’s also important to get your rightful compensation to help with recovery. Getting advice and guidance from experienced personal injury attorneys can help you pursue your case. For instance, Jacoby & Meyers has a team of the best lawyers for any car accident, wrongful death, or motorcycle accident cases in California, including Los Angeles, San Jose, and Sacramento. Consulting a lawyer can help you get insight and information about complicated topics, including car accident settlements and more. If you’d like to get professional advice about your case, give us a call today at 888-960-0480 for a free consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.
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