Menifee, CA (October 14, 2021) – Legend Aries Girard, 1-year old, was killed in a crash with another vehicle on Domenigoni Parkway, near Lindenberger Road in Riverside.
The collision was reported around 05:20 p.m. Menifee Police and paramedics responded to the scene where two children, including Girard, were thrown from a pickup truck after the collision. The children were traveling in a Chevrolet Silverado towing a trailer when Logan Schell’s Ford F-150 pickup truck collided with the driver’s side of the vehicle. The impact caused the Chevrolet to cross the center divider and fall on its side, throwing the two children from the truck.
Police and first responders found both the 1-year old, Legend Aries Girard from San Jacinto, and the 16-year old dead at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet did not receive further medical treatment while two passengers were hospitalized with minor injuries.
Authorities arrested 18-year-old driver Logan Schell on suspicion of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter. However, they released him later on. Authorities don’t believe that drugs and alcohol are factors at this time. However, the investigation is ongoing.
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In this case, the family members of Legend Aries Girard 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 an accident, 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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Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above-mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Legend Aries Girard
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