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Gabriel Sierra Killed in Car Accident at Kendall Drive and Little Mountain Drive in San Bernardino

Man Killed in Head-On Collision at Kendall Drive and Little Mountain Drive in San Bernardino ID’d as Gabriel Sierra

San Bernardino, California ( June 19, 2020) – 26-year-old Gabriel Matthew Sierra, of San Bernardino, has been identified as the man who was killed in a head-on collision at an intersection in San Bernardino on Tuesday afternoon.

The fatal accident occurred in the area of Kendall Drive and Little Mountain Drive at about 12:40 p.m. June 16, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Sierra was driving an Infiniti G37 on Kendall Drive approaching Little Mountain Drive when he collided with a Toyota 4Runner that was traveling in the opposite direction.

The Toyota operated by a 46-year-old Rialto resident was reportedly making a left turn when the collision occurred.

Sierra was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The driver of the Toyota was not injured.

The accident remains under investigation.

What to Do At the Accident Scene

Nobody is ever prepared for an accident. However, knowing what to do in case you are involved in the accident is very crucial. The following steps will help you ensure your safety and the safety of others.

  1. Stay at the scene and don’t panic.
  2. Check for injuries and immediately call for an ambulance if anyone is hurt.
  3. Notify the police even if no one is injured. The police will examine the scene and document the accident. At this point, it is important to record accurate information. You can later request a police report.
  4. If the accident is minor, it is advisable to move the vehicles to the shoulder and turn on your vehicle’s hazard lights to ensure the safety of other motorists.
  5. Gather information about the other drivers involved in the accident. Also, talk to witnesses and get their information.
  6. If possible, take photos of the damage to your car and the surrounding area.
  7. Do not admit fault or discuss the accident with anyone. Do not sign any papers unless requested by the police.
  8. Do not leave the accident scene until the police have left.

After leaving the accident scene,

  1. Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.
  2. Get a copy of the accident report from the police.
  3. Get a property damage valuation.
  4. If you were injured in the accident, keep detailed notes of your injuries and track your medical treatment.
  5. Contact a reputable personal injury attorney to protect your rights.
  6. Seek legal advice before you contact your insurer to discuss your car accident claim and compensation for your personal injuries. A qualified attorney will help you recover the maximum amount of damages.
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