Hemet, CA – Jesse Herrera Identified as Victim of Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Menlo Avenue
Hemet, CA (July 14, 2018) – A 32-year-old resident of Hemet was tragically struck and killed by a motor vehicle while walking across Menlo Avenue on Thursday evening, according to a local and trustworthy news outlet. The victim of that horrendous accident has now been identified as Jesse Herrera.
The initial investigation into this crash showed that Herrera was reportedly attempting to walk across Menlo Avenue when he was tragically hit by a passing GMC pickup truck that was heading east. Authorities went on to state that Herrera was crossing the avenue between two intersections when the accident occurred.
Emergency responders arrived on the scene to find Herrera lying down on Menlo Avenue near Santa Fe Street. Paramedics did everything they could to revive the man but Herrera was unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the driver who struck Herrera is currently unknown as the hit-and-run driver reportedly fled the scene of the accident and has not yet been located. Investigators are currently working to determine the exact cause of the accident and to locate the suspect responsible for Mr. Herrera’s death.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the family members of the victim during this devastating time.
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The investigation into this particular accident will likely focus largely on locating the suspect, as well as determining the conditions of all those involved prior to the crash. Once found, the suspect will likely face felony charges for leaving the scene of an accident, which would also provide grounds for the victims’ family to pursue a wrongful death claim for compensation should they wish.
We at Brady Law Group are committed to holding negligent and criminal drivers liable for the pain and absolute devastation they inflict on their victims. Of course, we also appreciate the weight of the emotional decision to file a claim for recompense. If you have lost a loved one due to the in a hit-and-run or the otherwise generally negligent behavior of another person, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to schedule a free consultation.
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.