Jerome Rene Allen, 37, was killed in a San Bernardino car accident after his vehicle rolled over the afternoon of May 13, 2011. According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, the fatal rollover accident occurred on the Interstate 15 in the Cajon Pass. Allen’s 2004 Cadillac SUV veered off the roadway and rolled down an embankment. During the accident, Allen was ejected from his vehicle. He died at the scene of the accident. California Highway Patrol officials are investigating this fatal injury crash.
My deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Jerome Rene Allen, who was killed in this tragic San Bernardino County accident. My thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time.
San Bernardino Car Accident Statistics
According to California Highway Patrolâ€™s 2008 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS), 107 people were killed and 1,925 were injured as a result of car accidents in the unincorporated areas of San Bernardino County. During that same year, 263 fatalities and 8,504 injuries occurred involving San Bernardino County car accidents.
What Caused This Fatal Rollover Accident?
Based on this news report, it is not quite clear what led to this fatal rollover accident. There are more questions than answers here at the moment. Was there an auto defect, design flaw or mechanical malfunction in the SUV, which may have caused or contributed to the car accident? Was there a dangerous condition on the roadway, which may have caused Allen to lose control? Was another vehicle involved? Also, the article states Allen was ejected from the SUV. If I were a family member of the victim, I would definitely want to know if he was buckled up at the time or whether he was ejected due to a defective seatbelt.
The family of a victim killed in a single vehicle accident would be well advised to preserve the damaged vehicle unaltered so it can be carefully examined by an expert for product defects, malfunctions, design flaws and other evidence. Depending on the circumstances, the family may be able to file a wrongful death claim seeking compensation for losses, including medical bills, funeral expenses and lost future income. An experienced San Bernardino personal injury lawyer will be able to better advise victims or their families in such cases about their legal rights and options.
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