Brother and 10-Year-Old Sister Killed in Pedestrian Collision on Hammond Way

BAKERSFIELD, CA (December 14, 2021) – Tuesday afternoon, JJ Malone was killed and Lisa Core was arrested after a DUI crash on Panama Lane.

The fatal incident happened around 1:15 p.m., when Core lost control of her vehicle at the 1400 block of Panama Lane.

As a result, she struck a 19-year-old boy and his 10-year-old sister who were standing on the corner of Hammond Way. After the initial impact, she also crashed into a tree, crumpling the vehicle’s hood.

Due to the impact of the collision, authorities pronounced JJ Malone and his young sister dead at the scene.

Additionally, medics also transported 46-year-old Lisa Core to a hospital with minor to moderate injuries. According to police, she will be booked into the Kern County Jail for DUI and other related charges once released.

The team at Sweet James would like to extend their sincere condolences to the loved ones of JJ Malone, and his young sister. May you find comfort and strength during this time.

Losing a loved one in a DUI or pedestrian accident can have devastating effects on the emotional and financial well-being of those left behind. Let the wrongful death lawyers at Sweet James help you during this trying time. With 20 years of experience in the field, they know what it takes to help you win your case. All of the attorneys at Sweet James strongly believe each client’s case is unique and deserves full individual attention. They will fight to achieve the justice and compensation that you and your family deserve. Call their office today at (800) 975-3435 for a free and confidential case evaluation. They are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week through email, text, and online chat. Click here to request a police report.

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