Identities Released in Fatal Single-Vehicle Palm Desert Crash [Palm Desert, CA]

P alm Desert, CA (May 25, 2024). In a tragic incident, two men killed in a fatal single-vehicle Palm Desert crash have been identified. The crash occurred around 6 a.m. on Friday near the intersection of Painters Path and Fred Waring Drive, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

The Palm Desert Traffic Team reported that the vehicle was traveling westbound on Fred Waring Drive at high speed when it collided with a brick wall. The Riverside County Fire Department responded to the scene, where they extricated the two individuals from the wrecked vehicle.

Identities Released in Fatal Single-Vehicle Palm Desert Crash
Near the intersection of Painters Path and Fred Waring where two men were killed in a fatal single-vehicle


The driver, Aden Frankie Hernandez, 20, of Thermal, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, Carlos Juarez, 21, of Indio, was transported to Eisenhower Medical Center but later succumbed to his injuries. The sheriff’s department indicated that evidence at the scene suggested drugs or alcohol were likely contributing factors to the crash.

Following the incident, Fred Waring Drive and Painters Path were temporarily closed to facilitate the crash investigation but were reopened later in the day. This tragic event has left the community mourning the loss of two young lives and underscores the dangers of high-speed driving, particularly under the influence of substances.

Victims and their families affected by such devastating accidents often face significant emotional and financial burdens. In these situations, the services of our attorneys at Crockett Law Group can provide essential support.

Our team specializes in car accident cases and wrongful death claims, working diligently to secure compensation for medical expenses, funeral costs, lost income, and pain and suffering.

By thoroughly investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and gathering crucial evidence, our attorneys can build a strong case to hold responsible parties accountable.

We offer personalized legal representation, guiding families through the legal process during their time of need and ensuring they receive the justice and compensation they deserve.

If you or someone you know has been impacted by a car accident, reach out to our attorneys for expert legal assistance.

Our law firm extends our deepest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim who are mourning the loss of their loved one.

It’s important to have experienced wrongful death lawyers on your side when losing a loved one in a car accident. Call us at 1-888-965-3827 for a free and confidential case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day and 7 days a week by phone, text, and online chat.

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Source: My News LA

The map shows the intersection of Painters Path and Fred Waring where two men were killed in a fatal single-vehicle

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