Bird Rides, Inc. Found Liable in Trip and Fall Accident Case

California property owners are legally obligated to protect guests from known or reasonably foreseeable hazardous conditions to prevent possible injuries. Property owners may be held responsible for compensating the injured individual if they fail to fulfill this duty. In the case of Hacala v. Bird Rides, Inc., the Court of Appeal examined whether the company behind the Bird Scooters app had a duty of care towards a woman who sustained severe injuries after tripping and falling over a scooter that had been improperly parked, violating the company’s permit with the City of Los Angeles.

Pedestrian Accident on Washington Street

The Stockton Police Department reported a fatality in a vehicle versus pedestrian accident at Washington Street and Airport Way on June 3, 2023. The crash took place at approximately 3:00 a.m. and involved a hit-and-run driver, officials said.

Big Rig Crash Fatality on SR-99 in Galt

The California Highway Patrol reported one fatality in a big rig versus vehicle crash on SR-99 in Galt on June 3, 2023. The truck accident occurred on southbound Highway 99 at the C Street overpass in Galt, according to officials.

Two-Vehicle Traffic Collision Reported on Stockton Boulevard 

A traffic collision involving two vehicles in Sacramento on June 3 caused minor injuries. The accident happened on southbound Stockton Boulevard just north of Massie Court around 1:45 p.m. The individual who called the accident into the California Highway Patrol (CHP) was a state employee in an official vehicle. 

Three-Car Crash on U.S. 50 Leaves One Driver Unconscious

A three-car crash on June 2 in West Sacramento along westbound U.S. 50 caused injuries. The accident happened just east of the connector to westbound Interstate 80 just after 5:00 p.m., blocking three lanes during rush hour. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers reported that the accident involved a Mazda CX and Honda Civic, with one of the drivers passing out and blocking lane two. 

Motor Vehicle Collides with Motorcycle on Eastbound I-80

A motorcycle rider involved in an injury crash with an SUV in Newcastle near Auburn on June 3 was taken to a hospital for treatment. The collision happened just before 10:00 a.m. on eastbound I-80 at Gilardi Road. When officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) arrived at the scene, they found the motorcycle on the right-hand side of the roadway. 

Two-Vehicle Accident on the El Dorado Freeway Causes Injuries

A two-vehicle accident on a Sacramento freeway on June 2 resulted in minor injuries. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the collision happened around 3:35 p.m. on eastbound U.S. 50 just west of Howe Avenue. The crash, which involved a Tesla and Ford F-150 pickup, left the car undrivable. 

Bicycle Accident on Diamond Boulevard

Officers from the Concord Police Department are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a bicycle accident on Diamond Boulevard on May 31, 2023. The incident occurred shortly after 9:40 p.m. at Diamond Boulevard and Willow Pass Road in Concord, according to officials.

Two Cap City Freeway Traffic Accidents Occur Simultaneously

Two traffic accidents occurred in West Sacramento on June 3 on the Cap City Freeway at about the same time. The collisions occurred around 10:49 a.m. just east of the exit for the Harbor Boulevard off-ramp. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a white pickup crashed into the right-hand wall and sustained a broken tire east of the exit in the first collision. 

Fatal Bicycle Accident on Locan Avenue

The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal bicycle accident at Locan Avenue and Herndon Avenue just east of Clovis on June 1, 2023. The crash occurred at approximately 7:00 p.m. and involved a pickup truck, according to officials.

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