SAN JACINTO, CALIFORNIA (March 2, 2017) – At least two people were tragically pronounced dead after a collision on Thursday afternoon on Highway 79, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 2:15 pm on the southbound side of Highway 79 near Gilman Springs Road. Two cars,a Prius and a Honda, were traveling at a high rate of speed when one cut the other off, sending them both down an embankment and falling almost 30 feet. Both cars overturned as a result of the impact.
Two people were tragically pronounced dead at the scene, and have been identified as Tajahnae Jones and Ronald Filetti. The second involved driver, Sherydan M. Teaney, was rushed to a hospital with major injuries, and is in unknown condition. The accident remains under investigation, however initial reports indicate the cars may have been racing.
“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. Serving San Jacinto, 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.