December 19, 2022

Corona, CA – Driver Dead, Passenger Hurt in Crash on East Ontario Ave.


Corona, CA - Driver Dead, Passenger Hurt in Crash on East Ontario Ave.

Corona, CA (December 19, 2022) – Police responded to the scene of a serious crash in Corona on Saturday, December 17th. The crash took place just after midnight on East Ontario Avenue at the intersection with Magnolia Avenue.

According to a report from authorities, a 2017 Ford Mustang was traveling on East Ontario when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The Mustang left the roadway and crashed into a tree. Fire crews arrived at the scene and used the Jaws of Life to extricate both occupants of the Mustang. The driver, a 25-year-old Corona man, died from his injuries. The passenger, a 22-year-old also from Corona, was taken to Riverside Community Hospital with serious injuries. The deceased driver was later identified as Austin Hornung. The passenger has not been identified.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation. It is not clear if drugs or alcohol played a role. There is no further information available at this time.

We would like to offer our thoughts and condolences to those who were affected by this tragic fatal accident in Corona.

Car Accidents in Corona

Being involved in a Corona car accident can be a life-changing event. Each day, car accidents are reported numerous times across our state. Many of these accidents occur at certain times of the day and on heavily-traveled roadways. Major highways and thoroughfares can be particularly dangerous places for motorists. With a large number of vehicles and more negligent drivers on the road, the chances of being involved in a crash are increased.

If you or a loved one have been victimized in a crash, you should know your legal rights. If you were not at fault for the collision, it is important to seek proper legal advice as soon as possible. In some cases, accident victims will make a mistake and try to handle their cases on their own. This can result in an insufficient settlement that does not fully compensate victims for the severity of their injuries. Having a lawyer by your side can make a substantial difference in the outcome of your case.

Here at Madison Law Group, our car accident attorneys in Corona are here to help during your time of need. We know the process to help you get the compensation that you need and deserve. While we cannot change the fact that the crash occurred, we can help you take control of your future by holding the negligent driver accountable for their actions. Before you speak with the insurance company, you should speak with us so that you are fully aware of your rights during this time.

Our team is standing by now to take your call. We always provide free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. If we decide to take your case, there is no financial obligation to you until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To schedule your time to speak with one of our Corona car accident lawyers, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at (310) 201-7676.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts surrounding this particular accident. If you locate any inaccurate information, please contact Madison Law Group right away so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like to have the post removed from the site, we will do so upon request. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. This post is intended to be informational. None of the information in this post is intended for medical or legal advice. If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, please seek medical attention from a qualified doctor right away. The photograph used in this post is not from this accident scene.