SEWARD, NE – A man was sentenced to prison for a deadly crash in Seward County last year, Nebraska TV and the Associated Press report.
19-year-old Julio Fernandez Bonilla pleaded no contest to manslaughter in connection with the incident that occurred June 12, 2020. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, Bonilla was driving a Hyundai Santa Fe on Interstate 80 when a deputy tried to pull him over for a traffic stop.
Bonilla took off at a high rate of speed and lost control of the SUV, causing it to go off the roadway. Bonilla and his 17-year-old passenger were ejected from the vehicle. The passenger was killed in the crash.
Bonilla was sentenced Wednesday by a Seward County District Judge to four to eight years in prison.
If someone you love was killed in an accident caused by another person’s negligent or improper actions, the Nebraska wrongful death lawyers at Rensch & Rensch Law are here to assist you. We will help you evaluate your legal options, and will do all we can to secure compensation for the expenses associated with your loss. To schedule a free case evaluation, call us at (800) 471-4100, fill out a contact form, or chat live with us on our site 24/7.