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Former 7th Heaven actor, Lorenzo Brino, was killed in a car crash in San Bernardino County, CA early Monday morning, March 9, 2020. The accident happened at about 3 am when Brino lost control of his Toyota Camry, and crashed it into a pole. Brino was the only occupant of his vehicle at the time the accident happened.
If you or someone you care about was seriously hurt in an accident, you know how challenging it is to cope with the aftermath. You do not need to go through this on your own. The San Diego personal injury lawyers with the Jurewitz Law Group can help you fight for the financial compensation you need to get the best medical treatment available for your injury. Contact us at (619) 349-1682 for a free consultation.
Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.
52-year-old Linda Dingman was killed in a tragic car accident that occurred on December 21, 2011, around 6:38 p.m. along Hwy. 247 near Encelia Drive. According to sheriff’s officials, Dingman was hit by a Chevy Yukon driven by 33-year-old Carla McChristian. The victim was wearing dark clothing, which may have been a factor in the crash.
Dingman suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. From the present information, it appears that a possible negligent driving and irresponsible actions of the motorist led to this serious car wreck that claimed one life. Read the rest »
18-year-old Lance Cpl. Dominic Nop, a Marine, was killed in a tragic car accident that occurred on December 16, 2011, around 2:15 a.m. on Twentynine Palms Highway. According to San Bernardino County coroner’s office, Nop was a passenger in a yellow 2006 Nissan sedan that veered off the road and hit the utility pole.
Nop suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The driver and two other passengers also suffered injuries and were taken to nearby hospital for treatment. Major Accident Investigation Team is trying to determine what caused this fatal crash. Read the rest »
39-year-old driver Houston Ma and 41-year-old Keona Y. Lau suffered severe injuries in a car collision that occurred on December 2, 2011, around 5:05 p.m. along Interstate 15 (I-15) near Baker, along northbound lanes near Zzyzx Road.
According to California Highway Patrol officers, the 2011 Chevy SUV that the two victims were in slammed into a 2000 Kenworth truck driven by 44-year-old Darrin B. Simkins. Ma and Lau suffered serious injuries and were immediately transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Fortunately, the truck driver escaped unhurt in this wreck. Read the rest »
An unidentified motorist died in a fatal rollover car wreck that occurred on November 23, 2011, around 4:40 p.m. near the Highway 138-Highway 18 junction, east of the unincorporated community of Llano. According to California Highway Patrol, a Dodge pickup rolled and hit a Lexus and a small pickup head-on.
One person suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. From the available information, it is unclear what led to this serious head-on car wreck. If it is found that the car rolled several times due to an auto malfunction, then the auto maker may be held liable for the accident and the losses incurred. However, if it is one of the driver’s fault, then he may be held liable for all the damages caused by the accident. Read the rest »
A 17-year-old boy and a 16-year-old Riverside girl were struck and injured in a serious DUI car accident that occurred on October 15‚ 2011‚ around 9:20 p.m. on Lake Gregory Drive in Crestline. According to Highway Patrol’s Arrowhead office‚ the teens were walking across the street when they were hit by 68-year-old Raye G. Bayorgeon of Lake Arrowhead.
Bayorgeon was traveling south in a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser when she allowed the car to drift onto the asphalt shoulder just south of Olten Drive‚ where she struck the teenagers. The injured girl suffered major injuries and was immediately airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. The boy was treated at the accident scene for minor injuries. Read the rest »
45-year-old Cayetano Aguilar Martinez of La Puente died in a solo car wreck that occurred on August 15‚ 2011‚ around 1:01 a.m. along Highway 60 in Chino. According to California Highway Patrol Officers‚ Martinez was a passenger in a 1996 Toyota Corolla that spun out of control‚ hit an embankment and finally overturned. The right side of the vehicle struck a tree‚ which impacted Martine’z head.
The driver 22-year-old Jose Martinez suffered minor bruises and scratches. 43-year-old Juana Martinez was also a passenger and was ejected out of the car. He suffered critical injuries. Both the injured victims were immediately transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center to receive medical treatment. Read the rest »
An unidentified motorist died in a rollover car crash that occurred on July 28‚ 2011‚ around 5:05 a.m. along Old National trails Highway west of Goffs Road. The pickup truck was found resting on its roof about 15 feet off the roadway near Essex.
The injured motorist was pronounced dead at the accident scene. An investigation is being conducted to determine the cause of the accident. Unfortunately‚ it is unclear from the facts of the story why the accident occurred. There is a possibility that the accident may have been the result of a mechanical defect‚ design issue‚ or an uneven road surface. It is also possible that the pick-up driver maneuvered to avoid collision with someone else. Read the rest »
35-year-old Eugene Brand was killed in a serious truck accident that occurred on July 10‚ 2011‚ around 7:33 p.m. near Base Line and State Streets in San Bernardino. According to police‚ Brand was driving east when he crashed into a disabled ice cream truck.
From the available information‚ the exact cause of the accident is unknown. It is indeed a very tough time for the family and no words can be enough to reduce their loss. However they have to maintain their calm and consult with a dedicated San Bernardino County car accident lawyer who can advise them of their legal rights and options. This lawyer may also hire his own team of detectives for an in-depth investigation to know the real cause of the accident. It is possible that the disabled truck was not in the proper place‚ which may be a factor in the collision. The road maintenance authorities‚ the car manufacturer‚ or the ice cream truck driver may be responsible for Brand’s wrongful death. Read the rest »
63-year-old Richard William Reardon was killed in a serious San Bernardino County rollover car accident that occurred on July 6‚ 2011‚ around 3:56 p.m. along Highway 66 in the desert town of Essex. According to officials‚ Reardon was driving a 2005 Dodge truck east along the highway when it left the roadway and went over the bridge guardrail before being airborne.
The vehicle landed on its roof‚ flipped over‚ and finally came to a rest on its wheels. Investigators said in a written statement that they found skid marks on the pathway. From the available information‚ it is unclear what made the vehicle rollover. Was Reardon trying to avoid collision? Did someone violate Reardon’s right-of-way? Was the skid due to a bad road? Whoever is found guilty of causing the accident will be held responsible for Reardon’s wrongful death. Read the rest »