ONTARIO, CALIFORNIA (January 4, 2017) – A pedestrian was struck by several cars and killed on Wednesday morning on the 15 Freeway, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident occurred around 2:55 am on the southbound side of the 15 Freeway near the off-ramp for 4th Street. Charles Gonzales, a 52 year old man, was walking near the off-ramp when he was struck by a vehicle which immediately fled the scene.
Responding medical personnel tragically declared Gonzales dead at the scene, and were also able to determine that it appears he was struck by multiple vehicles. The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to come forward and contact the California Highway Patrol.
“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 Ontario, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, 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.