Matthew Carmona Dies after Fontana Pedestrian Accident on 15 Freeway near Glen Helen Parkway
Fontana, California (April 2, 2020) – Authorities have identified the man who was killed on a Sunday night pedestrian accident in Fontana as Matthew Enrique Carmona, 20, of Hesperia.
The accident occurred at around 9:00 p.m. on March 29, on 15 Freeway, south of Glen Helen Parkway.
A black 2008 Honda Civic, driven by Carmona, ran out of gas on the freeway. Carmona and his passenger crossed the highway and on foot to get help. As they were heading back to their car, a silver Honda Civic struck Carmona, according to the police.
Carmona was declared dead at the scene while his passenger was uninjured.
The silver Honda Civic driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the officials.
The crash remains under investigation.
A person on foot is no match for a vehicle. Pedestrians have virtually no protection when they are hit by cars, motorcycles, trucks, and other vehicles. Sadly, this often leads to catastrophic injuries and/or death. “Due to the incredibly serious nature of these types of injuries, pedestrian accident cases often require special care in order to help ensure victims receive the full compensation they need for extensive medical bills, ongoing rehabilitation therapy, in-home care, lost past and future earnings, and numerous other economic and non-economic damages”, Said Arin Khodaverdian, an experienced pedestrian accident attorney.
Arin noted that pedestrians, in most instances, have the right-of-way when crossing a street or an intersection. According to Arin, to properly investigate a pedestrian crash and prove negligence, enough resources are required. “A skilled attorney has the resources and will help investigate the accident to determine the party at fault,” Arin said