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 Good Samaritans Stop at Scene of Sacramento Accident

 Good Samaritans Stop at Scene of Sacramento Accident

I’m Sacramento car accident lawyer Ed Smith. A collision in Sacramento between two vehicles resulted in injuries to the occupants of both. The drivers of three other vehicles pulled over to help, according to a representative of the California Highway Patrol (CHP). No further information has been released about the number or extent of the injuries. 

Crash Details

 Pedestrian-Killed-by-Hit-and-Run-Driver

Pedestrian Killed by Hit and Run Driver

I’m car accident lawyer in Sacramento Ed Smith. A recent accident near the 65th Street and Broadway intersection ended in the death of a pedestrian. The man died shortly after being struck by a hit and run driver. Police are asking the community for any information they might have on the identity of the driver.

I would like to take this opportunity to express my sympathy to the family and friends of Joey Cabral who died in this tragic way.

Exit Ramp Accident on State Route 99

Exit Ramp Accident on State Route 99

I’m Ed Smith, a car accident lawyer in Sacramento. A single-vehicle exit ramp accident occurred on April 23 along California State Route 99 northbound when a driver, attempting to leave the highway on the ramp, lost control and ended up in a ditch. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident resulted in injury, and an ambulance was dispatched to the scene. 

What Happened?

Child Injured in Sacramento Parking Lot Accident

Child Injured in Sacramento Parking Lot Accident

I’m Sacramento car accident lawyer Ed Smith. On April 21, a child was injured in a Sacramento parking lot when a motorist struck the girl while backing out of a parking space. The driver fled the scene, and the incident was reported by authorities as a possible felony hit and run. At this time, no further information about the nature of the child’s injuries has been published. 

What Happened

Multiple Rollovers and Hit and Run in Striker Avenue Accident

Multiple Rollovers and Hit and Run in Striker Avenue Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento car accident lawyer. An April 20 hit and run accident between three vehicles in North Sacramento caused injuries to at least one person. Multiple rollovers occurred with two of the overturned vehicles blocking the street, necessitating its closure while the accident site was cleared. 

The crash occurred shortly before 8:00 in the morning along Striker Avenue near the intersection with National Drive in the northern part of the city. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that it involved a semi-truck, a black motor vehicle and a third vehicle that was not described in detail. The force of the collision caused multiple rollovers with the big rig turning over onto its side and the black sedan landing on its roof.

Anderson Car Accident Statistics

Anderson Car Accident Statistics

I’m Ed Smith, an Anderson car accident lawyer. Named after Elias Anderson who granted the Central Pacific Railroad the right of way to construct tracks through the area in 1872, Anderson has grown to become a booming town with nearby popular attractions like Lassen Volcanic National Park.

While Anderson is a smaller city, it’s proximity to both Sacramento and Redding, as well as its location on one of the state’s primary highways, means that Anderson is the site of a relatively high volume of vehicle traffic and, subsequently, injury-causing car accidents. However, drivers can reduce their chances of being involved in a dangerous collision and sustaining serious injuries by learning about the circumstances under which accidents occur. The below blog contains valuable information about injury auto accidents in Anderson.

Crossover Crash on Watt Avenue

Crossover Crash on Watt Avenue

I’m Ed Smith, a car accident lawyer in Sacramento. An early morning crash along Watt Avenue on April 17 caused a car to flip over the center divider, colliding with another vehicle. Although officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the airbags had deployed during the crossover collision, injuries still resulted. The accident occurred shortly before 8:00 in the morning near the intersection of Watt Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard. It was reported that an unidentified red sedan passed over the center divider and crashed into a gray SUV. Following the collision, one vehicle was stationary in the center divider, while the other blocked the northbound lanes of Watt Avenue. Rescue personnel from the Sacramento Fire Department arrived to help those who were injured in the crash. 

Crossover Crash

Car Accidents and Fatalities Increasing in California

Car Accidents and Fatalities Increasing in California

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento auto accident lawyer. Car accidents are increasing in California along with fatalities, according to the National Safety Council. Driver error and unsafe driving practices contribute to the rise, despite safety measures in place across the state. We all know that cell phone usage while driving has increased the number of auto accidents. It is hard to drive anywhere without noticing another motorist on their cell phone. We might be guilty of the same thing ourselves. Other causes of car accidents remain the same. Those causes include people driving drunk or otherwise impaired, motorists speeding and individuals driving while tired.

Reasons for Traffic Collisions

A Sacramento Crash May Be Alcohol or Drug Related

Sacramento Crash May Be Alcohol or Drug Related

I’m Sacramento car accident lawyer Ed Smith. An April 17 crash between an older model Ford pickup and water truck along eastbound Jackson Road caused an injury to one of the individuals involved. At the time of this report, no further bulletins as to the identity of that person have been released. Alcohol or drug consumption as a factor in the crash was not ruled out by authorities. No one was charged with drunk or impaired driving at the accident site. 

Accident Details

Two-Vehicle Collision on U.S. 50 at 16th Street Causes Major Injuries

Two-Vehicle Collision on U.S. 50 at 16th Street Causes Major Injuries

I’m Sacramento car accident lawyer Ed Smith. An April 14 collision between two vehicles along US 50 eastbound caused significant injuries to one person. The accident happened just after 8:00 in the morning along US 50 and the 16th Street on-ramp when a 2014 black Chevy Cruze and white Ford Fusion collided, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP)Following the collision, both vehicles ended up along the right-hand side of the road, partially blocking one lane. The Chevy was reported as having Missouri license plates. At least one individual was reported as having significant injuries and was taken by ambulance to the UC Davis Medical Center for treatment. Officers were at the scene of the crash to determine the cause of the accident; however, no more information has been released at this time.

High Number of Traffic Collisions in Sacramento and Surrounding County

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