CHINO, CALIFORNIA (January 7, 2017) – At least one person was killed in an accident on Saturday on Chino Hills Parkway, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 2:00 am. A 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by a 63 year old man identified as Thomas Contreras was heading west on Chino Hills Parkway when it veered over the double yellow lines for unknown reasons, traveling over the center divider for over 200 feet before colliding with a traffic pole.
53-year-old Daryl Hugh Love was a passenger in the front seat of the car and was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Thomas Contreras and a passenger in the rear of the vehicle were both hospitalized with unknown injuries. The accident remains under investigation at this time and authorities are attempting to determine liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Serving Chino, Los Angeles, San Jose, and throughout California, Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.