San Bernardino, CA – Richard Cuthbert Killed in Fatal DUI Car Accident at Intersection of Highland Avenue and Sierra Way
San Bernardino, CA (January 21, 2019) – Richard Cuthbert, a 40-year-old from Redlands, lost his life in a horrific fatal car accident that took place at an intersection today around 12:15 a.m.
Police confirmed that Cuthbert was killed in the accident and three other people received injuries, including a driver suspected of driving drunk at the time. The accident took place at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Sierra Way.
At the time, 26-year-old Kortni Vinson was driving a Dodge Caliber north on the roadway when she ran a red light going into the intersection. Police quickly determined that Vinson had been driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time.
Paramedics responded to the scene but said that Cuthbert tragically passed away at the scene of the accident due to his injuries. His two passengers were also injured in the accident.
Police are still working on their investigation of the accident to determine if Vinson had been driving intoxicated at the time.
We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Richard Cuthbert who tragically lost his life in this accident. We also hope that all other involved parties will be able to find comfort at this time.
Fatal Accidents in California
Every year, tens of thousands of people lose their lives across the country in horrific and fatal accidents. California, unfortunately, contributes to these numbers on huge levels. In 2016, 3,680 people lost their lives in California accidents due to the negligence of other parties, and those numbers only continue to increase every year. If you have lost somebody close to you in a car accident, you might have questions about how to move forward with a wrongful death claim.
At Brady Law Group, our accident attorneys have fully committed themselves to help the victims of inattentive drivers. We realize the overwhelming physical, emotional, and financial strain that can come from these accidents and want to help you in your time of need. Contact us for more information at 866-478-6483.
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