The 25-year-old woman who lost control of a vehicle she was driving and then plunged into the Menominee River under the 27th Street Viaduct had no valid driver’s license, according to court records.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
February 21, 2015
Milwaukee, WI – Jessenia Tiara Dhanjal, 25, who passed away on Thursday after being declared brain dead was apparently driving without a license, according to court recourts. Dhanjal lost control of her vehicle while driving on the 27th Street Viaduct and plunged in the icy Menominee River on Wednesday. Jasmine Pantoja, 19, the passenger survived the ordeal.
Dhanjal was cited in Kenosha County for driving without insurance and no driver’s license in March 2014.
A suspension of her license was issued in September 2014 after failing to pay the fine on both citations. The court filed a commitment for Dhanjal, court records show.
Dhanjal is survived by her two young children. A Gofundme fund for Dhanjal funeral expenses was established by her sister. The fund raised $3,310 in two days of $3K requested.
Fund for Jessy at link: http://www.gofundme.com/mt8dfc
Update: On February 23, The Milwaukee County Examiner autopsy report confirmed, that Jessenia Tiara Dhanjal, 25, died due to near drowning and hypothermia, had suffered blunt force trauma to the head and neck. Her death was ruled accidental, according to the medical examiner’s office.