Jonathan Rivera Airlifted, Donovan Garciamoreno Arrested after Wrong-Way Accident on Highway 95 [Las Vegas, NV]

Jonathan Rivera Airlifted, Donovan Garciamoreno Arrested after Wrong-Way Accident on Highway 95 [Las Vegas, NV]
Jonathan Rivera Airlifted, Donovan Garciamoreno Arrested after Wrong-Way Accident on Highway 95 [Las Vegas, NV]

Nevada Prison Officer Jonathan Rivera Injured, Donovan Garciamoreno Arrested after Las Vegas Wrong-Way Accident

 
LAS VEGAS, NV (June 13, 2024) — A Nevada prison officer, Lt. Jonathan Rivera, sustained injuries in a wrong-way accident on Friday, May 31.
 
According to Nevada State Police, the crash happened on Highway 95 at mile marker 101, near Corn Creek Road, shortly before 4:30 a.m.
 
President of the Fraternal Order of Police Nevada C.O. Lodge 21, Paul Lunkwitz, identified the victim as correctional Lt. Jonathan Rivera. He said River was on his way to High Desert State Prison on Friday for work when the crash happened.
 
Lunkwitz said the other drove in the wrong lane when he hit Rivera’s vehicle. The impact caused both vehicles to overturn.
 
Rivera sustained critical injuries. Responding officers extricated Rivera out of the vehicle using the jaws of life. Then they airlifted him via medical helicopter to University Medical Center where he underwent surgery.
 
Lunkwitz said they suspect the other driver of DUI. Nevada State Police identified and arrested 31-year-old Donovan Garciamoreno as a suspect in the crash.
 
Exercise caution on the road. Never compromise safety by driving under the influence. Let’s collectively create a responsible and secure driving environment.


In the aftermath of serious injury accidents, the choice of legal representation can shape your path to recovery. Choose Alpha Accident Lawyers, where our success rate surpasses 99%. Our contingency-based payment system ensures you only pay when we secure your rightful compensation. We will guide you through the complexities of serious injury cases with unmatched dedication and expertise. Dial 800-544-2696 to connect with our experienced legal team today.
 

 

Scroll to top