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Corona, CA – Motorist Dies after Violent Traffic Accident at Intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Santana Way

Corona, CA (August 31, 2018) – Local news sources reported that a motorist died as the result of a violent traffic accident involving multiple vehicles that took place at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and Santana Way. The incident happened at 11:00 AM on Thursday, August 30, 2018. As of today, the Riverside County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased victim as 29-year old Corona resident Michael Arellano. No detailed information concerning the identities of the Jeep and the Jetta driver has been revealed at this time.

Based on the initial report, an unidentified man had been driving a Jeep Cherokee northbound along Magnolia when, at some point, he failed to stop with traffic that had stalled at a red light. Meanwhile, Arellano had driven his Honda Accord into the left turn lane and was attempting to turn into a nearby shopping center when, without warning, the Jeep plowed into the rear of his vehicle.

Multi-Vehicle Accident in Riverside County

The force of the impact sent the Accord careening into the junction of Magnolia and Santana and plowed into a Volkswagen Jetta.

Right after the crash, Arellano was transported to Corona Regional Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and died sometime later.

Meanwhile, the Jeep driver was sent to Riverside Community Hospital to receive injuries of an unspecified nature.

Officials confirmed the Jetta driver did not sustain injuries during the impact.

As of now, investigators are looking into the cause of the crash.

We extend our most heartfelt prayers and our most loving thoughts to the family and friends of Michael Arellano and wish them strength and peace of mind during this difficult, tragic time.

Multi-Vehicle Accident in Riverside County

Given the circumstances, officials are still unsure of how the collision took place. As the investigation continues, officials will consider if drugs, alcohol, negligence, recklessness, or distracted driving played any roles in the events leading up to the accident. Likewise, forensic teams will inspect the Accord, the Jeep, and the Jetta and examine photos of the crash site to determine if mechanical issues or system failure contributed to the collision in any way.

Once the case is resolved, the members of the deceased victim’s family may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible party and, ultimately, receive compensation for funeral expenses, the tragic loss of a loved one, and additional unfortunate circumstances.

We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery.

If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.

Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.


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