According to multiple news sources, a 25-year-old woman from Sacramento was involved in a fatal accident last night.
The California Highway Patrol states that a 60-year-old driver was driving her Chevy Equinox northbound on Fulton Avenue some time after 9 o’clock at night when the 25-year-old hurled herself in front of the vehicle.
The authorities say that she was wearing dark clothes and even though the car was going at about 35 mph, the driver was unable to react in time to avoid colliding against the pedestrian.
She was taken to the hospital shortly after the accident but was later pronounced dead. According to a hospital spokesperson, she died due to the severe injuries she sustained after the collision. The California Highway Patrol is investigating the accident that might have been caused because the pedestrian was intoxicated at the time of the crash.
As a Los Angeles car accident lawyer I offer my sincerest and deepest condolences to the family of the young woman who lost her life as a result of this accident.
Any personal injury lawyer can tell you that accidents involving intoxicated individuals tend to have fatal outcomes. Remember, drinking and driving is illegal, stay safe.
According to several local news sources, an unfortunate accident sent two teens from Franklin County to the Hospital last Saturday. The official reports from the Washington State Patrol revealed that a 16-year-old was driving a Honda Accord on the southbound lanes of Highway 17 when he attempted to pass a semi-truck but unfortunately lost control of his vehicle.
The Accord went off the road to the northbound shoulder, rolled down and it came to rest on its wheels. According to the authorities, the teens were wearing their seatbelts.
The accident happened some time around 3 in the afternoon just northwest of Connell. The road conditions and the speeding along with the inattention of the teen behind the wheel caused the crash, a Washington State Patrol officer said.
As a Seattle car accident lawyer I’m certain that the lives of the teens involved in this accident were spared because they were using their seat belts properly. I urge all readers to remember that vehicular safety devices are designed for you and your loved ones so no one will be harmed if an accident happens.
Whenever you or a loved one is involved in an accident caused by the inattention or recklessness of another driver, contact a personal injury lawyer in your area as soon as you can. The fester you act, the faster a proficient lawyer can assist you with your case.
An accident involving two pedestrians and a patrol vehicle left an entire community just north of Bakersfield in outrage, according to the news. The accident happened when a 24-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman were about to cross the intersection of Diane Drive and Norris Road when a patrol vehicle hit them. Authorities say they trooper was driving at a high-speed.
Witnesses say that the trooper failed to notice the street light located on the northeast corner of Diane and Norris and that he was driving between 75 and 90 mph on a 45 mph section of the road. The official reports from the California Highway Patrol show that the victims died on impact and that the hood of the patrol car was crumpled after the crash.
The accident is still under investigation by the California Highway Patrol.
As a Los Angeles car accident lawyer I sincerely hope that the families and closest friends of the victims are receiving the support and assistance they need in this delicate moment of their lives, my heart and thoughts are with them.
As a personal injury lawyer I’m quite familiar with this type of case. I hope that the authorities will work hard to bring light to all the factors that enabled this crash.
According to the articles released early today, Nissan is recalling the 2011 model of the Juke sport utility vehicles due to a faulty turbocharger sensor. The company released an announcement stating that 28,000 units of the vehicle must be recalled after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration noticed the bracket could fall into the engine’s air inlet tube leading the car to stall unexpectedly. According to the agency, this issue may increase the risk of an accident.
The affected vehicles are equipped with a turbocharger engine and were manufactured between April 2010 and May 2011. Nissan revealed that owners would be contacted so they can bring their recalled vehicles to authorized dealerships for an inspection. If necessary, the air inlet tube will be replaced at the spot.
The notification will be sent to Juke owners at the beginning of January 2012, according to the official reports.
As a Bellevue car accident lawyer I can tell you that it’s important to have your vehicle in the best running condition possible. I advise all Juke SUV owners to contact Nissan if you have any questions about the recall and how to proceed to get your vehicle fixed.
Any personal injury lawyer can tell you that the recall issued by Nissan was a smart move, being proactive and contacting owners right away can prevent possible car accidents from happening.
According to several news articles released in the State of California, there have been over a thousand crashes caused by teen drivers in the past year.
This tristful fact has pressed the California Highway Patrol to act. According to the article, a campaign to bring education and awareness comprehending road safety and traffic laws has just begun and it is completely focused on teen drivers from all over the state.
The program is called ‘Start Smart’ and it’s a set of lessons destined to teens that are still unaware of most dangers they will face while driving. Among many other subjects, young drivers will learn unique collision avoidance techniques, correct rules, traffic laws and proper driving etiquette.
The troopers hope young drivers will have a better start after learning how to properly handle the responsibility of driving a vehicle. The focus is to keep the statistics from climbing any faster and preparing teen drivers to face the major dangers the road can present them in the future.
As a Los Angeles car accident lawyer and a parent I hope that this program will educate teen drivers extensively so a whole generation of aware and alert drivers can make the roads in California much safer.
Whenever you or a loved one is involved in an accident related to the reckless driving of others, contact a personal injury lawyer and have all your questions regarding personal injury cases answered right away.
Recent announcements from the Consumer Reports website state that certain Honda motorcycles were recalled due to possible brake failure. According to the article, 126,000 motorcycles are being recalled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration along with Honda because of a problem with the cylinders from the secondary brakes.
The article goes on to state that the problem makes the motorcycle rear brakes slither, increasing the risk to riders and posing a collision hazard. The agency also states that the problem causes the brake to overheat leading to a possible fire hazard to riders.
The carmaker announced all GL 1800 Goldwing motorcycles manufactured from 2001 to 2010 have the faulty brakes. The 2012 models have the same issue.
All owners will be notified of the recall and on how they will proceed about the issue by January, promised Honda. All maintenance will be free of charge.
As a Los Angeles motorcycle accident lawyer I urge all riders who own the recalled model to contact the company right away. Don’t ever wait for a recalled product to fail so you can act, respond to the recalls in a timely manner so you or a loved one won’t ever get harmed.
Any personal injury lawyer should be of great assistance if you ever feel you were the victim of a neglectful and careless company, so don’t hesitate and contact one as soon as possible.
News outlets have announced that at least one person who was involved in the wreck on Highway 89 was unfortunately killed. The official reports from the California Highway Patrol show that the accident happened in Hat Creek and involved a Ford Bronco and a large truck hauling chips.
Around 2:23 p.m., Highway 89 was restricted because of the wreck. The troopers from the California Highway Patrol announced there was one death related to the crash but no other details regarding the circumstances surrounding the accident were revealed. It is still unknown the ages of the drivers and passengers of both vehicles involved in the wreck.
The road was reopened yesterday at 5:44 p.m. according to a CHP official. The news assures readers that the driver who was tragically killed might have been under the influence of alcohol or even drugs at the time of the accident.
As a San Bernardino car accident lawyer I hope that all others involved in this accident will recover quickly and in a hassle free way. Unfortunately, this tragic accident related to driving under the influence could not be avoided. The hearts of all personal injury lawyers are with the family of the victim of this crash.
According to recent news articles a teenager from Glenhaven allegedly crashed her vehicle while trying to pass several other cars on Highway 20 last Thursday during the morning time.
The reports from the California Highway Patrol show that she was later arrested under charges of reckless driving after causing injuries to a passenger.
The 19-year-old was eastbound on Highway 20 close to Paradise Cove when she started passing several vehicles. According to the California Highway Patrol, the driver even used the right shoulder to pass some of the cars going ahead of her.
After losing control of her car, the vehicle spun across the two lanes of the Highway, left the road, hit a fence and overturned falling back on its tires. The passenger, a 19-year-old girl from Clearlake allegedly sustained some injuries. The CHP officers said she was taken to the hospital right away.
After short investigations and conversations with witnesses and the two women involved in the crash, the authorities realized she should be taken under their custody for her reckless behavior.
According to local news, a 59-year-old man from Toppenish had to be rushed to the hospital after an accident involving two vehicles on Interstate 82.
Official reports from the Washington State Patrol show that the driver was going south on the Interstate around 6:20 pm on Monday night when he failed to slow down and ended up rear-ending a truck driven by a 45-year-old man. The truck was hauling a trailer and according to the reports from the authorities, the truck driver was not injured.
According to the news, both men were wearing seat belts and the local police had to hand a citation to the injured driver for driving and following too close to another vehicle.
As a personal injury lawyer I urge all motorists in the state of Washington to stay alert for icy roads. There are many weather conditions that will make the roads less of a safe place but if the driver is watchful and mindful of the possible issues he may face, most accidents can be prevented.
According to recent news articles a 43-year-old man from Rochester had his life claimed after a head-on collision that happened last Friday night on U.S. Highway 12.
The Washington State Patrol has stated that the man was driving eastbound on the Highway 12 some time before 7:40 p.m. on his 1996 Ford Windstar when, arriving at an intersection, the vehicle crossed the center line and ended up driving into the westbound lane.
Official reports show that a 1999 Alero was driving on the westbound lane at the same time. Both vehicles collided at the Denmark Street Southwest intersection leaving the first driver with fatal wounds and injuring the passengers and driver in the second car.
The authorities are allegedly investigating the causes behind the accident and hope to get to a conclusion soon enough. As a Wenatchee personal injury lawyer I sincerely hope that all individuals injured in this crash will recover in a timely manner without any future problems.
As a personal injury lawyer I offer the family and friends of the tragically killed driver my deepest condolences and hope they will have the support they deserve in this difficult moment of their lives.