Articles Posted in Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Killed in West Sacramento Accident

A pedestrian killed in West Sacramento was hit by a vehicle traveling the crossroads of Jefferson and Stone boulevards on July 6. The pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital. The accident occurred at 8:25 in the evening, according to West Sacramento Police. As of this report, authorities have not identified the woman who died. The police have said that alcohol or drugs do not appear to be involved in the crash. I would like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

 Parking Lot Accident in North Highlands

A  pedestrian was injured in a parking lot accident on March 25 in North Highlands. The incident took place around 2:00 in the afternoon along Date Avenue near a multi-family home. According to the California Highway Patrol, a pedestrian was struck by a neighbor who was backing out his Nissan. The man who was injured was walking through the parking lot. The driver left the scene of the accident after telling the pedestrian he should watch where he was walking. One witness to the incident told CHP officers where the driver lived. It is unknown whether charges will be filed.

Deadly Pedestrian Accident in South Sacramento

A deadly pedestrian accident occurred in Sacramento on March 19 shortly after 5:00 a.m. when an adult female was struck by a white van at Mack Road and Stockton Boulevard. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded to the accident first and notified local police. The accident happened when the driver of the van was moving southbound on Stockton Boulevard and struck the woman, who was reportedly in the roadway. I would like to offer my sympathy and prayers to the family and friends of the deceased woman in their time of loss and sorrow.

Head Injuries in a Sacramento Accident

On February 26, a pedestrian in Sacramento suffered head injuries after being struck by a motor vehicle at Elk Grove Florin Road and Vintage Park Drive. The accident happened at approximately 6:40 in the evening when a white Toyota Camry was reported as having struck the pedestrian, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The vehicle sped off after the collision without stopping and offering aid. The report goes on to say that the pedestrian was transported to Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center for treatment and further evaluation. The accident is under investigation by the CHP to determine how it happened.

Antelope Pedestrian Accident Injury

An Antelope pedestrian accident injury occurred at Heartland Drive and Tetotom Park Way on February 19. The accident, near Tetotom Park, occurred shortly after 6:15 in the morning and was initially reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as occurring between a Toyota Camry and Chevy Cavalier. The individual who reported the accident said that her husband was walking in front of their driveway when he was struck by the Chevy. The Chevy driver then left the scene of the accident.

Chronic Pain After a Pedestrian Accident

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) recently published statistics showing that chronic pain is one of the most debilitating conditions in the medical field. Chronic pain can impact many different areas of life. These include family, friends, school, work, and more. According to some of the statistics:

Femur Fracture Patterns in Pedestrian Injuries

Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable while crossing the street. Without any protection between themselves, the pavement, and passing motor vehicles, it is important for every driver to watch for pedestrians. According to statistics by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA):

Disabled Pedestrian Accident in Sacramento

A disabled pedestrian accident occurred on Arden Way in North Sacramento in the early morning of January 26. The collision occurred in front of the Emerald Bay Apartments at about 5:40 a.m. when a vehicle struck a woman who was in a wheelchair. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), emergency personnel with Sac Fire were called to the scene, and it was determined that the woman needed attention at a hospital. An ambulance was summoned to transport her. No information has been released on how the disabled pedestrian accident occurred or whether the driver was being charged.

Antelope Pedestrian Collision After Two-Vehicle Crash

An Antelope pedestrian collision occurred on Palmerston Drive near Pearlstone on January 24. The initial accident involved a pickup and a Cadillac SUV. The Dodge pickup apparently then struck a young female pedestrian. The incident happened at about 7:30 in the morning. The driver of the vehicle was transported to a nearby hospital for reported injuries. No information was released by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) on the condition of the pedestrian. Traffic was blocked for an undetermined amount of time while the accident scene was investigated, and the truck was removed.

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Sacramento Wheelchair Pedestrian Injured

A Sacramento wheelchair pedestrian was struck in a hit-and-run collision shortly before 9:00 in the morning near Florin Mall Drive on January 3. The Sacramento Fire Department was called to the scene of the accident to assess the woman’s injuries. It is unknown what hospital the woman was taken to for further treatment. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident occurred along the left side of eastbound Florin Mall Drive and Florin Road. The vehicle that struck the woman and left the scene of the accident was described as a white pickup.