Ruben Colunga has been identified by authorities as the deceased victim in a pedestrian collision that occurred July 25 in Colton very shortly after midnight. Authorities found Mr. Colunga, a 50-year-old local resident, and another individual lying, in the road near Grand Avenue and Valley Boulevard. First responders took both victims to an read hospital where Mr. Colunga died a few hours later. Later, Roberto Ponciano, 29, was arrested on murder charges. Authorities believe the collision was intentional. An investigation is ongoing.
We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and families of the deceased during this difficult time. Our thoughts also go out to the injured person.
When individuals are harmed or killed in traffic accidents and another party is at fault, full compensation is not always granted, despite the circumstances. Skilled legal representation from a car accident attorney is typically a must in these situations. Legal Defenders at the Law Offices of Burg and Brock has helped countless families and individuals obtain the compensation they need to deal with expenses and move on with their lives. To learn more, call us today at (818) 405-9091.