Monterey Park, California (November 27, 2019) – 63-year-old Cristina Navarro of Montebello was arrested in connection with a fatal pedestrian accident involving a skateboarder last week on Monday.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened
at about 9:20 p.m. November 18, in the area of Atlantic Boulevard and Newmark
As per the report, 14-year-old Joshua Madrid was
skateboarding near the intersection when a minivan driven by Navarro struck
Madrid sustained major injuries and was taken to a local
hospital where he died while undergoing treatment.
Navarro reportedly fled the scene after the accident but was
later located and arrested. She was booked on suspicion of hit-and-run driving
and vehicular manslaughter.
No further information was provided.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”
While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”
Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.