[Hesperia, CA] – Luciano Henderson Killed, Nicolas Gonzalez Arrested in Hit-and-Run Accident on Main Street
Luciano Henderson Killed in Skateboard Accident on Main Street, Suspect in Custody
December 30, 2020 – Luciano Henderson, age 11, was killed on Sunday morning at around 6 A.M. Moreover, police arrested Nicolas Gonzalez, age 25, of Hesperia in a skateboard related accident on Main Street and Balsam Avenue.
Upon arrival, rescue officials located the boy who was suffering from fatal injuries. However, the involved driver drove away from the scene after the incident.
Later, sheriff’s deputies identified Mr. Gonzalez as the driver involved in the hit-and-run crash. As a result, they arrested him while the involved vehicle was found parked at a local business in the city of Riverside.
Then, they booked him at the West Valley Detention Center for a felony violation. Likewise, for fleeing the scene of a collision, which resulted in serious bodily injury or death.
Subsequently, Main Street was closed for several hours. Still, it was reopened after the investigation was completed.
Some More info on Hit-and-Runs
A hit-and-run car accident can be life changing for various reasons. Car accidents of any kind can lead to serious injuries, and sometimes even death.
Furthermore, hit-and-run accidents can have even more complicated consequences. Also, it is no secret that there are harsh penalties for people who leave the scene of an accident.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 11% of all car accidents that have been reported include a hit-and-run type situation.
Also, about 20% of all hit-and-runs have to do with pedestrians.
As previously stated, people do not even try to hide the fact that they leave the scene for a plethora of reasons. Some of these reasons are drugs, alcohol, or even plain guilt.
Those with a previous history also run the risk of getting into further trouble with the law.
In the end, it does not matter what the reason is. If you leave the scene after you hit someone with your vehicle, you are in the wrong. Eventually, you will end up paying the price.
Leaving the scene of a serious accident could cost the life of the person who was hit. The chances of someone who is succumbing to their injuries could mean death if nobody is around.
Here is Even More Info About Hit-and-Runs
If you have been involved in a hit-and-run accident or know someone who has, do your part to ensure justice is served, as it is the right thing to do.
- Approximately 11 in every 100 car accidents are hit-and-run
- In recent years, fatal hit-and-run car accidents have risen by 13% in the U.S.
- About 60% of all pedestrian-related hit-and-run accidents are fatal
- In some states, the victim or a witness must be able to identify the driver involved in the hit-or-run before they can press charges.
- There is a statute of limitations in place that determines the timeline in which charges can be pressed against the driver of a hit-and-run accident
- Fatal hit-and-run accidents can happen for the following reasons:
To the family and friends of Luciano Henderson, we at Salkow Law firm cannot begin to imagine what you are going through, and our sincerest condolences go out to you.
Salkow Law are true advocates that will work with you directly to achieve justice. Insurance companies want to pay as little compensation as they can. They will even try to make your case go away completely. We will fight for you so that does not happen.
Unlike, the law firms you see plastered on billboards and buses, at Salkow Law you will receive a level of personal service long forgotten at the ‘big’ firms. With us you will not be a faceless, nameless case file. We’ll answer any questions you have and make sure you have a full understanding of how the process works.
This is especially true for families that have lost a loved one in an accident. We won’t stop until we’ve gotten you fair compensation to alleviate the financial toll that unexpected devastation brings.