We have often seen celebrities making headlines regarding their work, but getting the news headlines about themselves for getting involved in an accident or crime is every celebrity’s worst nightmare.
Recently, the young and handsome actor Cameron Herren occupied the headlines not for his performance but for getting involved in a deadly accident, making a dark spot in his career as a rising actor.
Unfolding the past about Cameron Herren:
I am sure that you must be very eager to know who Cameron Herren is and how he got into such an accident. Cameron Herren was born on September 9 1999, so according to the calculations, his current age is 22.
Cameron Herren’s mother’s name is Cheryl Herren, the vice president of the State Farm Insurance corporate company. His father works as an editor and a videographer, and his name is Chris Herren. Cameron was born in Texas, but his family shifted to Tampa, Florida, when he was five. He also has a brother named Tristan Herren.
How did he get himself involved in an accident?
Cameron Herren might be a handsome rising actor, but this single has permanently changed his life. This accident took place on the night of May 13, 2018. On that night, Cameron Herren was driving his car, Ford Mustang, at a very high speed on the streets along Bayshore Boulevard and being exact; he was street racing.
While he was racing, on the other hand, a mother with her child was crossing the road. Jessica Reisinger, a thirty-four-year woman, and her one-year-old daughter collided with the Ford Mustang that Cameron Herren was driving.
As a mother, she tried to save her daughter at least. She tried to push the troller across the street on the other end, but the cars were running at such a high pace the vehicle collided with both Jessica and her daughter Lila. Although she had seen the vehicles approaching her, she could not save her daughter and herself from the accident.
But it was not as it seemed that night in the Ford Mustang; was not only Cameron Herren present but also his brother Tristan Herren. Both of them were in the same car that night after an unfortunate accident that killed an innocent mother and daughter.
Both the mother and daughter, the victims of the accident, were brought to the Tampa Bay Medical Hospital for medical treatment and died. The mother had died before she was brought to the hospital at the very instant when the car hit her, and the one-year-old baby died the next day. It was a very tragic incident indeed.
What happened to those who were guilty of this tragic accident?
The police arrested both Cameron Herren and John Barrineau. They were then brought to the Tampa Bay Court of Justice. The date of first date of the trial was December 2020. John Barrineau bargained with the state against the six-year jail term and 15 years of supervised release. John Barrineau was not only guilty of the tragic accident but also guilty of unauthorized racing, which is definitely against the laws.
On the other hand, Cameron Herren was charged guilty of racing at such a fast pace on the streets and had to face strict punishment. For every man losing his wife and his newborn daughter is more than tragic and traumatic, and the girl’s father took responsibility for giving the deserved to the person who was guilty of the murder of his wife and one-year-old daughter.
Cameron Herren belonged to an influential family, and they tried every possible way to reduce and even tried to drop the charges of their son’s doings. But, it was not easy; it was a very serious incident that the whole family was dealing with, and no matter what they did, they could not do anything to protect their son.
The prosecutor said that Cameron Herren, with his brother Tristan Herren, was racing with an unauthorized racer, a motorist, John Barrineau, at a very high speed, more than 162 mph. After three years of hustling at the court in 2021, the law convicted Cameron Herren of vehicular murder charges, guilty of the death of two innocent souls, a mother and her daughter.
As per the charges on him, being guilty of the murder of two innocent souls, the court sentenced him to 24 years of imprisonment. But after three months of his sentence to imprisonment, he went viral on social media on platforms like Instagram, Twitter and Tik Tok. The main reason for this sudden popularity was a campaign organized by his family to reduce his jail sentence.
Due to this campaign, he is in the limelight, and the movement is demanding to reduce his long-term jail sentence. Cameron Herren is presently in police custody at the Graceville Correctional Faculty.
Is it the end of Cameron Herren:
Due to the organization’s campaigns organization, Cameron Herren got a fan following very quickly, and they are supporting the young actor and his family through their tough times. All his fans have created an online cult where they support him and demand the law to reduce his punishments.
Although two innocent souls died in this tragic accident, they are still demanding the court reduce the number of imprisonment years sentenced for Cameron Herren as many people believe that when the accident took place, the young man was only eighteen years old and 24 years of imprisonment was excessive for him and also it was not something done intentionally but was an unfortunate accident.
There were around 100,000 tweets regarding the incident by July 2022. All his fans are supporting him, tweeting and dropping comments on the Tik-Tok hashtag justice for Cameron. These people think that he was very young when this incident happened and that if he is sentenced to 24 years of imprisonment, his career and life will be destroyed. He should be given a second chance, they say.
Cameron Herren and his whole family are in a tough condition. It is a very sensitive case when it comes to the life of a young man. It is not acceptable at all that what Cameron did what right, but it is also true that whatever happened that night on the streets was not intentional and that he was very young, and the two innocent souls that died deserve justice and not only theirs but also the man who lost his wife and daughter on the same night. We all hope that whatever decision the court takes at the end serves justice to all.