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Woman Dies in Crosswalk Accident

Woman Dies in Crosswalk Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a car accident lawyer in Sacramento. On February 1, a man and woman were walking across a Sacramento intersection when the woman was struck by a vehicle and died. California Highway Patrol (CHP) policemen responding to the scene of the crash said the driver of the motor vehicle remained at the accident scene. Alcohol consumption did not appear to be a factor.

What Happened?

Crosswalk Removal Criticized by Sacramento Community

Crosswalk Removal Criticized by Sacramento Community

I’m Ed Smith, a pedestrian accident lawyer in Sacramento. On January 31, two people, an elderly woman of 71 and small child, age 6, were injured critically in Sacramento by a driver at the corner of Oregon Drive and Freeport Boulevard, who fled the scene. The driver of the vehicle that struck the two pedestrians is in the custody of the police after turning himself in. He has been charged with hit and run, which is a felony. The crosswalk removal at this dangerous intersection is being strongly criticized by those who live in the community.

Reason for Removing the Crosswalk Markings

Two Pedestrians Injured in Dangerous Intersection Accident

Two Pedestrians Injured in Dangerous Intersection Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a pedestrian accident lawyer in Sacramento. A small child and an older woman were seriously injured by a hit and run driver in an intersection in Sacramento on Wednesday, January 31.


Tips for Pedestrian Safety in Stockton

Tips for Pedestrian Safety in Stockton

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton pedestrian accident lawyer. Everywhere you look, people are texting or chatting on a cell phone. However, texting and walking can be hazardous to your health, according to a study by one government agency. The Governors Highway Safety Association reported an 11 percent increase in pedestrian fatalities to nearly 6,000 as the highest number in 20 years.

Major Causes of Accidents Caused by a Pedestrian

Elk Grove Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

Increase in Pedestrian Deaths and Injuries

I’m Ed Smith, an Elk Grove pedestrian accident lawyer. Pedestrian accidents cause numerous injuries and deaths each year. Although Elk Grove has a small number of pedestrian accidents compared to many other California cities, that number increased in 2016. To keep pedestrians safe, it is important that both motorists and walkers know how to stay safe and avoid accidents.

Who Is at Fault in a Pedestrian Accident?


New Pedestrian Laws Take Effect

I’m Ed Smith, a pedestrian accident lawyer in Sacramento. Pedestrians can hopefully breathe easier with a new clarification of the law on when a pedestrian can cross streets that utilize traffic signals.

When Can a Pedestrian Cross the Street?

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Surviving Pedestrian Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Pedestrian Accident Lawyer in Sacramento. When vehicle drivers ignore obvious traffic signals, speed or run red lights, pedestrians are often the ones who pay the highest price. Without any steel or other metal to protect their bodies, people walking down the street frequently wind up going to emergency rooms with severe or life-threatening injuries.

Nearly every year, about 4,700 or more United States residents die due to pedestrian injuries and another 71,000 must be rushed to hospitals due to accidents involving vehicles. Back in 2012, pedestrian deaths climbed to 14% of all traffic fatalities. Nearly three-fourths of these pedestrian fatalities occur in crowded urban areas as compared to more rural ones.


Pedestrian Death in Folsom Boulevard Accident 

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento pedestrian accident lawyer. An accident in Sacramento recently resulted in a pedestrian death along Folsom Boulevard. I would like to take this opportunity to express my condolences to both the family and friends of the decedent.

Pedestrian Accident Details


Pedestrian Killed in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento pedestrian accident lawyer. A woman wheeling a cart used for shopping was killed in Sacramento on November 14. The area surrounding the accident from Ethan Way to I-80 remained closed until later that morning.

Details of the Accident


Pedestrian Death at Glenn Ellen Circle and 24th Street in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento pedestrian accident lawyer. A motor vehicle collision with a pedestrian resulted in the death of the pedestrian in Sacramento on November 6.

What Happened

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