Jonathan Gallis flew from London to Los Angeles to discuss projects with his business partners. Currently, the Briton has been working in Tennessee on a TV commercial for the automaker Kia. While he was crossing the street in the evening, a terrible accident occurred.
United States of America. Director Jonathan Gallis was killed by a drunk driver
According to the Los Angeles, California police, the 36-year-old was in a marked crosswalk when he was suddenly hit by a drunk Lexus driver going the wrong way on a one-way road.
The officers described: “He literally threw him in the air.”
Jonathan Gallis could not be saved. In addition to him, another person was injured in the accident. The Lexus driver tried to flee the scene, but first collided head-on with another vehicle and was then stopped by witnesses of the tragedy. Currently, the 39-year-old perpetrator is in custody.
The family mourns Jonathan. He left a son and a pregnant wife
In 2020, Jonathan Gallis received the prestigious British Academy BAFTA award for his work. The jury appreciated his trailer for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
“He was a caring, considerate and loving husband and father. He had an energetic personality and was fascinated by the world’s cultural heritage. He had many, many friends, besides his immediate and extended family, who will be sorely missed,” he said. Jonathan’s father, James.
“Amateur social media maven. Pop cultureaholic. Troublemaker. Internet evangelist. Typical bacon ninja. Communicator. Zombie aficionado.”