UPDATE: Randon William Cintron killed in Newport Beach hit-and-run crash
NEWPORT BEACH, CA (September 12, 2022) – A male bicyclist now identified as Randon William Cintron, 43, of Costa Mesa, was killed in Newport Beach by Adriana Bernal who fled the scene but was arrested later on, authorities said today.
The crash occurred about 8:30 a.m. Sunday on Jamboree Road at Bay View Way, according to Newport Beach police Lt. Michael Schiavi.
The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, Schiavi said.
The suspected woman and vehicle were located near Corona del Mar High School, in the 2100 block of Eastbluff Drive, the lieutenant said. She was detained and ultimately arrested.
Southbound Jamboree Road was closed in the area for several hours for the crash investigation, he said.
We will continue to update this story with more details as they become available. If you or anyone you know has been involved in an accident, we’re available to you 24/7. Feel free to reach out to us any time via the phone number below, or the form.
UPDATE September 13, 2022: The woman responsible for this crash has been identified as Adriana Bernal, 36, of Anaheim. Police say that Bernal was under the influence of a drug when the crash occurred. She has been arrested for the murder of Randon William Cintron and hit-and-run.
UPDATE September 14, 2022: A GoFundMe has been arranged for Randon Cintron’s family and loved ones. We’ve also just learned that he went by the name Randy to his friends and family. We at Accident News Now express our deep condolences to them.
[via City News Service]
Liability In Newport Beach Bicycle Accidents
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid hitting bicyclists and other pedestrians. According to California Vehicle Code 21200, “A person riding a bicycle or operating a pedicab upon a highway has all the rights and is subject to all the provisions applicable to the driver of a vehicle by this division, including, but not limited to, provisions concerning driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages or drugs, and by Division 10.” There are number of common causes of motorcycle accidents including:
- Distracted driving
- Driver fatigue
- Prescription drug use
- Inclement weather
The family of any victim that died in a car accident may be able to seek justice through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and funeral expenses. It is extremely important that evidence is properly preserved and protected after an accident. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating the Death of Randon William Cintron, Killed by Adriana Bernal in Newport Beach
We at Accident News Now extend our deepest condolences to the family of the man tragically killed by Adriana Bernal in this collision. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out to police as they continue their investigation. There needs to be a thorough investigation for the sake of all who have lost so much.
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