Fallbrook, CA – UPDATE: 3rd Victim Identified in Deadly I-15 Bus CrashSan Diego Legal News
Fallbrook, CA (February 25, 2020) – The third victim killed in the tragic charter bus crash in Fallbrook, California on Saturday, February 22nd has been identified. Cinthya Karely Rodriguez Banda, 24, of Mexico was killed in the crash, along with Maria De La Luz Diaz, 67, of Riverside, California and Julia Perez Cornejo, 73, Pasadena, California. The crash in question occurred when a charter bus carrying over 20 passengers fell into an embankment just south of CA-76 while traveling on I-15.
Initial reports revealed that the driver lost control of the bus, swerving off the roadway into the 30-foot embankment. There were at least 18 other people injured in the crash, including a 5-year-old boy who was reportedly in critical condition. The charter bus, owned by Executive Lines, had reportedly left El Monte in Los Angeles County and was headed to San Ysidro, California.
The California Highway Patrol is currently investigating the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of Cinthya Karely Rodriguez Banda, Maria De La Luz Diaz, and Julia Perez Cornejo at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Deadly Rollover Accidents in California
Rollover crashes can be traumatic events. These accidents can be extremely deadly, especially for unrestrained passengers. A majority of these accidents are the result of driver error.
In 2010, 7,600 people were killed in rollover collisions. An astounding 96 percent of collisions each year are due to human error. In some cases, surviving family members can recover lost compensation with the help of a California wrongful death attorney.
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Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.