Assembly Bill 3 Signed Into Law
A new California law, known as Assembly Bill 3, was recently signed by Governor Gavin Newsom. The law will impose harsher punishments for sideshow participants.
A report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) revealed that a man from Copperopolis was killed in a crash on SR-108 just west of Oakdale on the afternoon of Monday, October 11, 2021. The fatal crash occurred around 2:50 p.m. on eastbound State Route 108 near Brady Road.
A major injury accident between a motorist and a bicyclist occurred on October 10 in Sacramento. The accident happened around 8:51 p.m. along southbound I-5 at the P Street on-ramp in Sacramento. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a white truck collided with the bicyclist, who was found in the number two-lane.
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported major injuries and the arrest of a driver on suspicion of DUI following a crash on Edminister Road and 3rd Avenue on the afternoon of Sunday, October 10, 2021. The incident occurred shortly after 1:40 p.m. in Merced County and involved a 2002 Dodge Caravan and a 2000 GMC Sierra.
On Sunday night, October 10, 2021, in Yuba County, California, a 54-year-old woman was struck by a pickup truck. The driver of the pickup truck chose to leave the scene without rendering aid to the pedestrian, who ultimately succumbed to her injuries.
A pedestrian accident injury occurred in Sacramento on October 10 on one of the on-ramps to State Route 99. The collision occurred around 9:44 p.m. on the eastbound Calvine Road on-ramp to southbound 99 in the Valley Hi area. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the woman was found lying in the roadway.
California has nearly 400,000 miles of roads. Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) looked at close to 4,500 miles of those state roads to determine which were the most dangerous. A stretch of highway in Sacramento made the list – the portion of Interstate 5 (I-5) from Del Paso Road to Railyards Boulevard – was determined to be among the top five most deadly stretches of road within California.
On Friday, October 8, 2021, there were two traffic accidents in the city of Eureka, California – one resulted in critical injuries to a pedestrian, the other, only an hour later and on the same road, killed a bicyclist.
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatality after a pedestrian crash on SR-99 near the Delhi area on the early morning of Sunday, October 10, 2021. The incident occurred on northbound State Route 99 just north of Shanks Road at approximately 1:25 a.m.