FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA (January 22, 2017) – A man’s body was found during the search for a missing toddler in the 4800 block of Fifth Street on Sunday, according to a local news source. (map)
A witness first called around 4:15pm after they saw a boy clinging to an object in the flooding creek, who was then washed away. While searching for the child, responders then located the body of a man.
The man was found behind the Rainbow Oaks Restaurant off Old Highway 395 near the 4800 block of Fifth Street. The accident is ongoing, and the search for the missing child is still ongoing. A car was found upside down in the creek nearby that may have been related to the incident.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
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 Fallbrook, Los Angeles, San Diego, 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.