Eduardo Hernandez Killed in Car Accident at Newland St. and Westminster Ave. in Garden Grove

Westminster Car Crash
<strong>Eduardo Hernandez Killed in Westminster Car Crash on Newland St at Westminster Ave<strong>

Garden Grove, California (December 21, 2022) – 64-year-old Eduardo Hernandez, of Stanton, has been identified as the driver who died in a collision involving a driver that ran a red light in Westminster last week Friday.

The California Highway Patrol says the accident happened near the intersection of Newland Street and Westminster Avenue.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department performed a traffic stop on a black Chevrolet Camaro on suspicion of fraudulent registration tags.

The suspect, Fred Harper Jr., 29, failed to stop and fled the scene before crashing into another car a block away.

Eduardo Hernandez Killed in Westminster Crash on Newland Street

Hernandez was driving the second car and was killed in the accident.

A 54-year-old male passenger was severely injured in the accident and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Harper fled from the scene of the crash on foot but was later located and arrested. He was charged with several felony charges, including second-degree murder, driving under the influence of drugs causing bodily injury, hit-and-run with permanent injury or death and hit-and-run with injury.

More details about the accident were not provided.

An investigation into the accident is underway.

Pacific Attorney Group would like to extend their sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased victims. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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