Semi-Truck Collision on State Route 86 Kills Victor Manuel Marmulejo-Caurenta and Four Others
THERMAL, CA (January 30, 2023) – Saturday night, Victor Manuel Marmulejo-Caurenta and four others died after a semi-truck crash.
The incident happened on January 14th, at around 5:15 p.m., near the intersection of 81st Avenue and State Route 86.
According to reports, five people were riding in a Volkswagen Jetta. For reasons currently unknown, their vehicle traveled into the path of a semi-truck. The semi-truck then collided with the Jetta trapping all five occupants in the sedan.
First responders extricated the victims from the wreck. However, medics pronounced all five people dead at the scene.
Riverside County Coroners identified the deceased victims as 23-year-old Hernan Montes-Hernandez, of Palm Springs; 26-year-old Alexis Xiomara Felix-Reyes, of Thermal; 24-year-old Victor Manuel Marmulejo-Caurenta, of Coachella; 7-year-old Matteo Emmanuel Robledo-Felix, of Thermal; and 6-year-old Ariadne Isabella Robledo-Felix, of Thermal.
Meanwhile, GoFundMe pages have been set up for Matteo Emmanuel Robledo-Felix and Ariadne Isabella Robledo-Felix; and Hernan Montes-Hernandez, to support their funeral costs.
No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James sends their condolences to the family and friends of Hernan Montes-Hernandez, Alexis Xiomara Felix-Reyes, Victor Manuel Marmulejo-Caurenta, Matteo Emmanuel Robledo-Felix, and Ariadne Isabella Robledo-Felix.
Losing a loved one in a truck accident can have devastating effects on the emotional and financial well-being of those left behind. During these times, it is important that the bereaved family knows their rights. Let the wrongful death attorneys at Sweet James help you with your case. Everyone at Sweet James strongly believes each client’s situation 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. For more accident news, click here.
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