COACHELLA, CALIFORNIA (December 20, 2016) – Juan Hernandez was tragically killed after he was struck by a car near Avenue 52 and Grapefruit Boulevard, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident occurred around 11:25 pm at the intersection of Grapefruit Boulevard and Avenue 52. Juan Hernandez, a 36 year old from Indio, was struck by an unidentified car which immediately fled the scene. While lying in the roadway, Juan Hernandez was then struck by a second vehicle.
Juan Hernandez was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries. The second driver who struck Juan Hernandez remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities, and the investigation is ongoing.
“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. 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.