Hernandez Family Funeral and Medical Fund

On January 7th, 2020 the Hernandez family’s life was changed forever. Hard working father, Jorge was traveling to his mother’s home to drop off his four children before going to work. He didn’t think anything of it since this was his only way to have someone watch his children due to them being off for winter break. As he was cautiously driving down Cottonwood Rd, due to fog, a truck came rushing from the Pacheco Rd intersection without stopping or checking their right away and hit his family’s car without them being able to avoid it. The driver was intoxicated and took off leaving his truck behind. The Hernandez family’s car was instantly totaled and could not be moved to the side of the road. Jorge thought quickly, called 911 and was in the process of moving his children from the car to avoid any other accidents happening while the car was stalled in the middle of the road. While he did this a second car came from behind and was unable to see their car also crashing into their already totaled car. The second driver did remain at the scene and assisted as much as they could. Dahlia 3, Leonardo 9, Emiliano 9, Jr. 12 as well as their father all received serious to moderate injuries. Emiliano suffered life threatening injuries and passed away soon after while he was being urgently transported by ambulance to Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera, CA. Dahlia also suffered life threatening injuries and is now in critical condition and is being urgently transported to Valley Children’s Hospital. Leonardo and Jr. suffered various broken bones, cuts, and bruises but are doing well. The Hernandez family is facing a very difficult time, not only dealing with the passing of Emiliano, funeral costs, and medical bills but now also faced with the critical condition that Dahlia is in. Their father, Jorge is also faced with serious injuries himself. It is so devastating to see the family having to go through this all due to an impaired driver. On behalf of the family, we have set up this Go Fund Me Account to help Jorge cover funeral expenses for Emiliano and medical cost for himself and the rest of his children, as well as travel/transportation costs for Madera. All funds will be issued to the Hernandez family directly. Thank you very much for your support.

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  • Anonymous 
    • $120 
    • 1 mo
  • Kelly Alderete 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $15 
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  • Claudia Prado 
    • $30 
    • 1 mo
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    • $42 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Avril Bautista 
Bakersfield, CA
Cristina Hernandez 
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