Our Stories!

Road crashes result in the loss of countless lives and cause immeasurable pain and suffering for families and communities everywhere. This “Our Stories” page enables us to honor victims of road crashes and their loved ones by letting the world hear and see their stories.

If you have a story you would like to add, please share it on our Tell Us Your Stories page.

Savannah Aguilar ~ 1995/2017

On July 5, 2017 my daughter age 22 was killed in a traffic accident. The person that killed her ran a red light hitting her at the intersection and also left the scene of the accident. There was seven witness that called 911. Informed the police officer the other person in the other vehicle had left the scene. He was found and charged with Reckless Driving causing death/ bodily harm and Leaving the scene of an accident with failure to render aid. At the trial <more>

Hal Goldblatt  ~  Survivor

Friday night, November 25, 2022, I was walking home from the nearby synagogue. There is one larger street that I cross on my way home, and there is a crosswalk on that street. A crosswalk I was instrumental in getting placed and often crossed with pride in the safety and care of my community. 
As I approached the street, I looked both ways, as I always do and as I have <more>

Shawn  Goldblatt  ~  Wife of Survivor

On November 25, 2022, my husband Hal was hit by a car while crossing the street in a marked and well-lit crosswalk. His story is posted on this website. I would like to share with you what it is like to live with the consequences of that crash for me and my family. Hal and I have been married for almost 50 years and we are blessed with ten amazing children and 29 wonderful grandchildren.   <more>

Jaelan Fajardo  ~  2020/2017

My name is Marcia Fajardo from Las Vegas, Nevada.  
On Feb 9, 2017, my son Jaelan was on his way to school and was stopped at the stop light when a drunk driver plowed into his vehicle and killed him.  This man had prior DUIs and continued to offend until he killed my son.  Jaelan had severe brain injuries and died from blunt force trauma.  He was 16 years old. <more>

Hillary LaVoie  ~  1992/2010

Just 18 days after Hillary’s 18th birthday, she was in a single vehicle car crash ejected from the vehicle and killed on impact. Her friend was driving too fast while texting and driving and lost control of the vehicle. Hillary had just taken her seatbelt off to take a nap and that decision cost her life. We miss and love her so much 🧡  Clickit4hill always  🧡  <more>