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Overturned Vehicle Collision in Sacramento

A Sacramento overturned vehicle collision occurred recently at the intersection of Cottage Way and Howe Avenue near the Howe Community Park. Although few details were provided by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a major injury was reported in the accident, and it is known that one of the vehicles was a pickup truck. The parties inside the overturned vehicle were apparently unable to get out of the car, and assistance was needed to extricate them. At this time, the identity of the injured person is unknown, and there has been no word on the nature of the injuries. The CHP has not said whether drugs or alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Antioch Bridge Closure today

Two Car Accident Closes Down Antioch Bridge. An afternoon accident on Highway 160 near Antioch occurred on Monday, October 1, 2018. Fortunately, the two-vehicle crash left both drivers with minimal-to-no injuries, and no one required hospitalization. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) arrived at the scene of the accident and closed down the Antioch Bridge. The bridge closure was lifted after an hour. Meanwhile, heavy traffic flows resulted for about an hour and a half following the accident.

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Red Bluff Distracted Driving Dangers

Red Bluff Distracted Driving Dangers

Red Bluff Distracted Driving Dangers – Driving can seem like an easy and even automatic task, especially when you are going down a long, bright, and empty roadway. However, even in these relatively safe scenarios, taking your focus off of the road can still easily cause an accident that leaves you or your loved ones with serious or even fatal injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 3,000 people die and almost half a million are injured in U.S. auto accidents caused by distracted driving every year. Because distraction is such a serious roadway hazard, drivers should know what exactly counts as driving distracted and why it can be so dangerous.

Redding Auto Accident Statistics

Redding Auto Accident Statistics

I’m Ed Smith, a Redding auto accident lawyer. Beautiful views of nearby forests, rivers, and mountains can make Redding feel like a rural location that is far away from the bustle of a major city. However, not only is Redding located on one of the largest highways in the United States, but it is also the most populated Californian city north of Sacramento. These two facts together mean that Redding sees a fair amount of highway and city street traffic every day. Unfortunately, wherever there is vehicle traffic, there is the risk for dangerous auto accidents.

DUI Fatal Accidents Increase on Holidays

DUI Fatal Accidents Increase on Holidays

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento auto accident lawyer. Holidays are a time of celebration in Sacramento as they are across the country. However, fatal drunk driving accidents increase in frequency during holiday periods. Let’s take a look at the incidence of DUI accidents on holidays, how different holidays rank and what can be done to stay safe when you are driving anytime of the year.

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Caltrans Introduces Deterrent to Wrong Way Drivers

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento auto accident attorney. Officials with Caltrans reported that reflectors made of red plastic and numbering in the millions will be added to highways to address the number of wrong-way drivers. This effort is in response to 10 auto accidents resulting in fatalities in 2015 where 24 people died around San Diego and Sacramento.

Lincoln DUI Dangers
Lincoln DUI Dangers

I’m Ed Smith, a Lincoln CA personal injury attorney. Although it is a smaller city, Lincoln CA still has quite a bit of  vehicle traffic. It’s also true that where there is vehicle traffic, there is the risk of DUI accidents. Although most people know that driving while intoxicated is dangerous, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) indicated around 3,000 fatal DUI collisions still occur in California every year.

Trial Scheduled for Marysville Cyclist Fatality Case
Trial Scheduled for Marysville Cyclist Fatality Case

I’m Ed Smith, a Marysville personal injury lawyer. A man who has been accused of fatally striking Michael Cesspooch, a 53-year-old cyclist from Marysville, with his pickup truck will soon be facing trial for his charges.