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Preventing Rancho Murieta Car Accidents

Preventing Rancho Murieta Car Accidents

Preventing Rancho Murieta Car Accidents – Rancho Murieta is a quaint gated community in Sacramento County located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, about 25 miles east of Sacramento. With a population of nearly 5,500 at the 2010 census, the city is continuously growing.

Residents are often seen out and about in their golf carts enjoying a game of golf, picking up their children from the bus stop or taking in the beauty of the many lakes and parks in the area. It’s also not uncommon to see a few wildlife such as turkeys, deer or coyote in the area.

Handling Plumas Lake Car Accidents

Handling Plumas Lake Car Accidents

Handling Plumas Lake Car Accidents – Almost everybody uses a roadway at some point during the day. Whether you are commuting to work, running to get groceries, going on a bike ride, or just walking to your neighbor’s house for dinner, using public roads puts you at risk for being involved in a car accident. The California Office of Traffic Safety reports that over 250,000 people are injured and more than 3,400 are killed during an average year in California. While the majority of crashes don’t cause a serious injury, it is important to know what to do if you are involved in a collision.

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Merced County Accident Fatality

Merced County Accident Fatality

Merced County Accident Fatality — Recently, a motor vehicle accident in Merced County claimed the life of a Winton man. The accident occurred at approximately 5:42 in the morning at the intersection of Mercedes Avenue and Shaffer Road, just north of Winton. A 1989 Toyota pickup truck driven by a 30-year-old man was traveling southbound along Shaffer Road. The man’s truck was approaching the intersection, which had no stop sign according to authorities. At the same time, a 41-year-old Winton woman driving a 2014 Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound along Mercedes Avenue and approached a stop sign at the intersection. For unknown reasons, the Toyota Corolla driver turned right onto Shaffer Road in the direct path of the Toyota truck. The motorist of the Toyota truck was unable to stop in time to avoid an accident and collided with the right front side of the Toyota Corolla. The impact of the collision caused the truck to overturn and ejected one passenger from the vehicle. Sadly, the passenger suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Officials have identified the victim as 24-year-old Jesus Lopez of Winton. A GoFundMe account has been established to help raise funds for his funeral and burial expenses.

My condolences are extended to the loved ones of Mr. Lopez in their time of deep loss and sorrow.

Citrus Heights Fatal Accident

Citrus Heights Fatal Accident

Citrus Heights Fatal Accident. A Citrus Heights fatal accident occurred on October 9 on Greenback Lane at about 6:30 in the evening, resulting in the death of one man. One driver in the three car collision attempted to flee the scene of the accident but, according to authorities, the person was apprehended. In order to facilitate vehicle removal and to investigate the cause of the accident, Greenback Lane was closed for several hours.

I would like to extend my condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Tagintsev in their time of sorrow.

Auburn School Bus Crash Injures Two

Auburn School Bus Crash Injures Two

Auburn School Bus Crash Injures TwoAccording to accident witnesses, Monday, October 8, 2018, was a frightening morning for one neighborhood in Auburn after a city school bus was involved in a collision. Auburn Police Department (APD) reported that the bus crashed through the fences of several backyards on the northern side of the city. According to reports from officers, two individuals were injured during the crash including the driver of the bus and one of the students riding in the vehicle on the way to school. Information about the severity of the two individuals’ injuries has not been reported. However, responders noted that neither the student nor the driver suffered life-threatening trauma.

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South Sacramento Injury Accident

South Sacramento Injury Accident

South Sacramento Injury Accident – A South Sacramento injury accident occurred on October 10 at the intersection of Alabama Road and Borden Road east of California State Route 99. Although the extent of injuries is unknown at the time of this report, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that several people had to be transported to the Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment.

South Sacramento Injury Accident Details

Highway 24 Crash Fatally Injures Pittsburg Resident

Highway 24 Crash Fatally Injures Pittsburg Resident

Highway 24 Crash Fatally Injures Pittsburg Resident. California Highway Patrol (CHP) statements indicate that a single-car accident occurred late at night on Highway 24 on Sunday, October 7, 2018, and one fatality was reported. Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased 22-year old male as Bobby Jones, a Pittsburg resident. Jones initially survived the accident but succumbed to his severe injuries at a hospital. The cause of the crash is still unknown. No other vehicles or people were involved in the car crash.

I want to take this moment to offer my sincere apologies and prayers to all of Jones’s loved ones that are grieving through this tragedy.

More Electric Cars to Hit the US Market

More Electric Cars to Hit the US Market

More Electric Cars to Hit the US Market. New electric cars will soon be flooding the U.S. market to meet federal regulatory demands and to compete with Tesla. Automakers are currently spending more than $250 billion to develop over 200 new electric cars that are expected to hit the market by 2022.

But similar to challenges that Tesla is currently facing, will these cars be profitable for auto manufacturers? According to a new report by business consulting firm, AlixPartners, transitioning from conventional cars to electric vehicles will come at a steep price for automakers. The report says it will cost auto manufacturers about $9000 more than standard cars to build new electric vehicles and another $5700 for plug-in hybrids. The report also says the supply of these cars is likely to exceed customer demand, which means that automakers may be forced to sell them at a lower price due to intense competition. Auto executives are comparing clean mobility to organic food, saying that it’s just more expensive.

Sacramento Multi-Vehicle Ramp Crash

Sacramento multi-vehicle ramp crash

Sacramento Multi-Vehicle Ramp Crash – A multi-vehicle ramp crash occurred shortly before noon on October 9, 2018, on Auburn Boulevard near Cowden Terrace that resulted in serious injuries to at least one person and blocked several lanes of traffic. The collision happened between a Honda, a Ford, and a Chevy when one of the vehicles reportedly ran a red light on Watt Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). An ambulance was called to transport the injured person to a hospital. As of the time of this report, specifics about the injuries have not yet been announced by authorities.

Sacramento Multi-vehicle Ramp Crash Details

Sacramento Driver Rage

Sacramento Driver Rage

Sacramento Driver Rage – Highway 99 on October 6, 2018,  was the site of Sacramento driver rage when someone shot a gun into a vehicle, causing it to crash. Multiple cars also crashed as a result, and lanes on the highway were closed for hours for an investigation to be conducted by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the accident field to be cleared. There is currently no description of the vehicle that caused the accidents, and the CHP is asking anyone with information to call 916-861-1300 if they can help.

Details of the Sacramento Driver Rage Incident

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