2 pedestrians killed, 1 arrest made in crash involving parked car in Bloomington
According to CBS NEWS, Two pedestrians were killed, and a third victim was injured after being struck by a car in Bloomington.
The accident happened just after 3:45 p.m. Saturday where a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling on Hawthorne Avenue east of Palm Lane.
At that point, the car struck a parked car along the north curb of Hawthorne Avenue, east of Palm Lane.
“As a result of the collision, one adult pedestrian and one juvenile pedestrian succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced deceased on scene by emergency medical personnel,” authorities said in a news release.
The condition of the third victim was not immediately available.
The driver of the Silverado was identified as Josue E. Navarro who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, gross vehicular manslaughter, hit-and-run, and felon in possession of a firearm.
The identity of the victims was withheld pending notification of next of kin. An investigation is underway.
We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and families of the victims during this very difficult time.
When individuals are harmed or killed in traffic accidents, and another party is at fault, full compensation is not always granted, despite the circumstances. Skilled legal representation from a car or truck accident attorney is typically a must in these situations.
Legal Defenders at the Law Offices of Burg and Brock has helped countless families and individuals obtain the compensation they need to deal with expenses and move on with their lives. For a police report or other information, call us today at (818) 405-9091.