by Rene Villaroman/Asianjournal.com
PASADENA – Jose Gabriel Dela Rosa, the 7-year-old Filipino boy who was critically injured in a vehicular accident on Thursday, has died from his injuries on Sunday afternoon, it was announced by Huntington Memorial Hospital.
The boy’s father, Jose Dela Rosa, is still recuperating from injuries sustained from the car crash that occurred during rush hour on Fair Oaks and Colorado Blvd in Old Town Pasadena. The Dela Rosas had just arrived from the Philippines to visit relatives hours before the tragedy.
The release said that the Dela Rosa family does not wish to grant media interviews or disclose information about the accident. The father remains in fair condition and the mother was not injured.
A fund has been established in Jose Gabriel’s name at Comerica Bank in Pasadena, according to an official news release sent out by Andrea St radling, spokes – woman of Huntington Memorial.
In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family would be grateful for contributions to this fund. Checks can be sent to the Jose Gabriel Dela Rosa Fund, care of Comerica Bank, 35 North Lake Avenue, Suite 120, Pasadena, CA 91101.