ROYALTON TOWNSHIP, OHIO (February 22, 2017) – A 24 year old man from Fayette was tragically killed in a semi-truck accident on Wednesday morning on State Route 109, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 5:00 am at the intersection of State Route 109 near US Route 20. A semi-truck driven by 30 year old Roberto DeJesus Hernandez was heading northbound on State Route 109 when it attempted to turn left onto US Route 20 westbound. He allegedly failed to yield the right of way, and he was struck by an eastbound semi truck on US 20 driven by 24 year old Naylen K Fonseca.
Naylen Fonseca was tragically killed in the accident. Roberto Hernandez was reportedly not injured. The accident is under active investigation to determine cause and liability at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys 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.