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Vehicle Causes Traffic Crash by Hitting Pedestrian on Foster Road

A pedestrian suffered major injuries in a traffic crash in Napa on October 5 after being struck by a vehicle. The accident happened along Foster Road near Hilton Avenue, according to a Napa Police Department representative. According to police, it was the driver of the Toyota 4Runner who phoned police around 6:22 p.m. to say they had hit a pedestrian. The driver was reportedly going south along Foster Road as the pedestrian walked north when the traffic crash occurred. 

Oak Avenue Intersection Location of Pedestrian Accident

A major injury pedestrian accident was reported in Orangevale on September 7. The accident occurred at the intersection of Oak and Filbert avenues near the Casa Roble Fundamental High School around 3:54 p.m. The incident report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that a Mercedes sedan struck the juvenile pedestrian, blocking the lanes. The intersection in question is equipped with traffic lights and crosswalks.

Woman Suffered Injuries in American Canyon Pedestrian Crash

A woman suffered major injuries after being involved in an American Canyon pedestrian accident on Sunday, August 1, 2021. According to the American Canyon Police Department (ACPD), the accident happened in the morning on a local highway and involved a single vehicle in addition to a bicycle. Updates on the woman’s condition have not been reported, and the collision remains under official investigations at this time.

Who May Be at Fault in a Pedestrian Vs. Auto Accident?

There are two common assumptions about pedestrians who are struck and injured on roadways in California. The first is that, “The pedestrian always has the right-of-way,” and the second is that, “The person who has the right-of-way cannot be at fault for an accident.” Neither of these assumptions is always true.

One Critically Injured After Eureka Pedestrian Accident

One person suffered severe trauma as the result of a Eureka pedestrian collision that happened on Tuesday, February 16, 2021. The collision was reported by the Eureka Police Department (EPD), who stated that it took place in the morning on the northern edge of the city. Police identified the pedestrian as a 45-year-old man, and the latest reports from hospital officials indicated that he was in critical condition. The crash is under investigation.

One Sent to Hospital After Eureka Pedestrian-Involved Crash

One person sustained serious injuries during a Eureka pedestrian-involved crash that took place on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. The Eureka Police Department (EPD) states that the incident happened early in the night and that the pedestrian, identified as a 41-year-old woman, was not suspected to have suffered life-threatening trauma. However, updates on her health condition remain unavailable. No other individuals suffered injuries during the crash.

Accident on H Street Onramp Occurs in Midtown

A pedestrian accident happened in Midtown Sacramento on an on-ramp on November 17. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as occurring on the H Street on-ramp to State Route 51 southbound around 5:26 p.m. No information was released on injuries to the pedestrian or whether the driver remained at the accident scene. The CHP is carrying out an investigation to see how the collision occurred and to place fault. 

Accident on Valley Hi Drive Results in Pedestrian Death

A pedestrian fatality occurred in Sacramento following an accident with a motor vehicle on October 26 in the area of Valley Hi Drive. The Sacramento Police Department reported that the road between Mack Road and Bruceville Road had been shut down at about 5:00 in the morning due to the accident. Commuters were requested to access an alternate route as the incident scene was cleared. An investigation was being conducted into what caused the death of the pedestrian. No information has yet been released on the identity of the deceased person.

Chico Police Search For Missing Hit-and-Run Driver

The Chico Police Department (CPD) is searching for a missing driver after the motorist was involved in two hit-and-run collisions on Friday, October 16, 2020. The two accidents occurred within five minutes of each other and involved a cyclist and a pedestrian. Both individuals who were hurt during the series of collisions were left with major trauma, and both were hospitalized.

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