Kalesha Johnson Killed in Rear-End Crash on 5 Freeway near Charter Way in Stockton

Kalesha Johnson Dies after Stockton Crash on 5 Freeway near Charter Way


Stockton, California (December 20, 2019) – The woman who died four days after Stockton rear-end collision that claimed her son’s life on Saturday night has been identified as 23-year-old Kalesha Johnson, according to authorities.

The fatal collision happened on 5 Freeway near Charter Way, a while after 10:30 p.m. Saturday, December 14.

Officials said a San Joaquin County sheriff’s deputy cruiser crashed into Johnson’s sedan for reasons still under investigation. The force of the collision caused Kalesha to lose control of her vehicle and slide down an embankment.

A baby boy identified as 1-year-old Kevin Hart was riding in the sedan’s back seat at the time of the crash. The boy suffered critical injuries and was airlifted to a children’s center where he was pronounced dead. The woman suffered critical injuries and was taken to the hospital where she died four days after. The deputy was taken to the hospital and released.

Officials did not believe alcohol or drugs to have played a role in the collision.

No further information regarding this crash was provided.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with details concerning this collision is urged to call the CHP at (209) 938-4800.

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.