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Pedestrian Accidents in California

Pedestrian Accidents in California

I”m Ed Smith, a Rancho Cordova Personal Injury Lawyer. In California, where the weather is often conducive to walking for pleasure and for short errands or work, safety is a primary concern. Because California also has a high rate of pedestrian accidents compared to the rest of the nation, working on ways to decrease pedestrian accidents and improve safety is particularly important.

Common Motor Vehicle Injuries to Pedestrians

Child Hit by Car After Chasing Ball Into Sacramento Street

Child Hit by Car After Chasing Ball Into Sacramento Street

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento pedestrian accident lawyer. A pedestrian accident on May 24 in Sacramento resulted in the hospitalization of a young girl after she was struck by a car in North Sacramento. The child was reported as having severe injuries but is expected to survive. The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene of the accident until help arrived and was reported by a witness as distraught over the injury to the child. 

Accident Details

Disabled Woman in Wheelchair Killed by Hit and Run Driver in Sacramento

Disabled Woman in Wheelchair Killed by Hit and Run Driver in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a pedestrian accident lawyer in Sacramento. A disabled woman in a wheelchair died May 24 in Sacramento after being struck by a hit and run driver. According to Sacramento police, the woman died instantly. Neither a description of the vehicle that struck the woman nor the name of the driver has been released by the police as of yet.

I want to offer my sympathy and prayers to the family and friends of the decedent for their tragic loss.

Natomas Pedestrian Accident Kills Orangevale Resident

Natomas Pedestrian Accident Kills Orangevale Resident

I’m Ed Smith, a Natomas pedestrian accident lawyer. Sacramento police are on the lookout for a hit and run driver who struck and killed a female pedestrian in Natomas on April 24. The woman, identified as Ericka Hann, 47, of Orangevale, was crossing Grasslands Drive at West El Camino near Barandas Park in Natomas when the accident occurred. First responders declared the woman dead after arriving at the scene of the incident. I want to offer my prayers and sympathy to the friends and family of Ericka in this time of tragedy and loss.

Vehicle Description in Hit and Run

Pedestrian Suffers Major Injuries in I-5 Accident

Pedestrian Suffers Major Injuries in I-5 Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento auto accident attorney. A crash along Interstate 5 on April 6 between a motor vehicle and pedestrian left the pedestrian with major injuries. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to those involved in the accident.

Accident Report

Elderly Pedestrian Killed in Sacramento

Elderly Pedestrian Killed in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a pedestrian accident attorney in Sacramento. On April 1, an elderly man was walking near Tahoe Park in Sacramento when he was hit by an alleged drunk driver. Unfortunately, the pedestrian passed away during hospitalization.

I want to express my sympathy to the family and friends of Mr. Jung.

Pedestrian Rights and Obligations in California

Pedestrian Rights and Obligations in California

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento pedestrian accident lawyer. When the weather is good, pedestrians are outdoors going about their business in Sacramento. However, in 2015, 228 pedestrians were either injured or died after being struck by a motor vehicle. Learning what the laws are regarding pedestrians and pedestrian rights and obligations is important.

Crossing Streets

Pedestrian Killed in Citrus Heights Intersection

Pedestrian Killed in Citrus Heights Intersection

I’m Ed Smith, a Citrus Heights pedestrian accident lawyer. A woman crossing an intersection in Citrus Heights died March 28 after she was struck by a vehicle making a turn there. The intersection was closed for approximately five hours while officers from the Citrus Heights Police Department investigated the scene of the crash.

What Happened

Pedestrian's Death in Fair Oaks Prompts Investigation

Pedestrian’s Death in Fair Oaks Prompts Investigation

I’m Ed Smith, a Fair Oaks pedestrian accident lawyer. A 26-year-old woman, identified as Crystal Shrum, a resident of Carmichael, was struck and killed in Fair Oaks. At the time, she was heading home after a belated birthday celebration on March 3.

My prayers and sympathy are with the family and friends of this young woman for their great loss.

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