Jennifer Cardenas, Matthew Pineda Killed in Two-Car Collision near 15 Freeway

CORONA, CA (March 9, 2023) – Early Sunday morning, Jennifer Cardenas and Matthew Pineda were killed in a wrong-way crash on the 91 Freeway.

The incident happened on March 5th, shortly before 4:00 a.m., on the 91 Freeway, just east of the 15 Freeway.

According to reports, Pineda, in a 2019 Honda Accord, drove his vehicle westbound in the eastbound HOV lane of the 91 Freeway. The Accord was traveling at a high rate of speed. It then collided with a Toyota Corolla. The impact of the collision left the Corolla’s occupants, Cardenas and her passenger, identified as a 23-year-old woman with injuries.

First responders to the crash pronounced 22-year-old Jennifer Cardenas and 24-year-old Matthew Pineda dead at the scene. Medics transported Cardenas’ passenger, the 23-year-old woman, to a regional trauma center for treatment.

The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies go out to the friends and family of Jennifer Cardenas and Matthew Pineda.

Losing a loved one in an accident is always traumatic for those left behind. At Sweet James, they understand what you and your family are going through. They are here to help. With their extensive experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. They have dealt with a variety of cases including personal injury, wrongful death, and auto accidents. Contact their offices by calling (800) 975-3435 to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with an experienced legal professional in your area. For your convenience, they are also available 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. They can be reached through email, text message, and online chat.

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