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Loma Linda, CA (November 3, 2019) – A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place on Saturday, November 2nd in Loma Linda. The crash happened around 6:00 a.m. on Barton Road near Newport Avenue.
According to police, 65-year-old Judith Covarrubias was walking on the sidewalk along Barton Road when a vehicle left the roadway and struck her. Covarrubias was pronounced dead at the crash scene. Authorities have identified the driver as 19-year-old Isaiah Tamasoaalii. Following the crash, authorities suspected that Tamasoaalii may have been impaired. After an investigation, he was arrested on charges of driving under the influence.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing and no further details are available at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of Judith Covarrubias following this fatal pedestrian accident in Loma Linda.
Approximately 700 pedestrians will lose their lives in crashes throughout California this year. Thousands more will suffer injuries in these accidents. For obvious reasons, most pedestrian accidents are quite severe. Driver negligence is a leading cause of accidents involving pedestrians. It appears as though alcohol may have played a role in this unfortunate crash.
At The May Firm, we will have your back when you or a loved one have been victimized in a California pedestrian crash. We are all too familiar with the aftermath of these accidents and we know that your life can be turned upside down in a matter of seconds. Our team will fight vigorously for your legal rights. We will not back down when your future is at stake and will stand up to the insurance company.
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