Bakersfield, California (January 9, 2020) – The Kern County Coroner’s office has disclosed the identity of a 9-year-old boy who was killed in a car accident on Tuesday in Southeast Bakersfield.
The deadly collision happened at the intersection of Cottonwood Road and East Pacheco Road at about 3:30 a.m. January 7.
A pickup truck is reported to have pulled out in front of
another car, causing the two vehicles to collision.
The pickup truck driver, 32-year-old Evaristo Perez Nunez,
fled the scene on foot but was later arrested.
He faces multiple charges including resisting arrest, driving
without license and felony hit-and-run causing serious injury.
9-year-old Emiliano Hernandez
and three other children were injured in the accident and were taken to Valley
Sadly, Hernandez succumbed
to his injuries on Tuesday afternoon.
No other 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.