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Driver Killed After Interstate 5 Crash in Stockton

A driver was killed after a fatal crash on Interstate 5 in the Stockton area on the early morning of Wednesday, October 14, 2020. The car accident occurred at approximately 5:00 a.m. near the Crosstown Freeway. A Subaru driver was approaching State Route 4 from southbound I-5 when they reportedly lost control and collided with the center divider, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported. The impact propelled the vehicle across the westbound lanes, where it struck a bridge railing. The vehicle came to a rest in the No. 3 and No. 4 lanes of the roadway. For unknown reasons, a driver of another vehicle crashed into the Subaru, causing fatal injuries to the Subaru driver at the scene. The details leading up to the fatal motor vehicle collision and the decedent’s identity were not immediately available as an investigation by the CHP is ongoing.

Two Injured After Truck Crash in Southeast Fresno

Two parties were injured after a truck crash in southeast Fresno on Monday, October 12, 2020. The big rig collision occurred near Sunnyside Avenue and Olive Avenue around 6:30 a.m. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a car was traveling eastbound on Olive Avenue when a driver of a big rig reportedly made a left-hand turn onto Sunnyside Avenue. This caused a collision between the tractor-trailer and the car, causing the two occupants of the vehicle to be pinned inside. The truck driver was not hurt in the crash while the driver and passenger of the car were transported to an area hospital to treat serious injuries. An update regarding their condition and the cause of the crash was not immediately available.

Southbound State Route 51 Accident Causes Injury

A traffic crash between an Audi SUV and a box truck occurred in Rancho Cordova on October 13. The collision was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) at around 6:10 p.m. along southbound State Route 51 just south of the eastbound Exposition Boulevard entrance ramp. Both vehicles ended up along the right-hand side of the roadway while police investigated the incident to determine the cause.

OTS Awarded $93.7 Million for Traffic Safety Programs

A press release has been issued by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). $93.7 million has been awarded to the agency to go toward efforts that are aimed at the prevention of serious injuries and death on California roadways.  The goal of the projects funded by the grants is to improve road safety for all by changing behaviors in order to ensure that every person, regardless of their mode of travel, gets to their destination safely.  

Roseville Road Single-Vehicle Accident Causes Major Injury

A major injury accident occurred in Sacramento on October 12 when a driver’s vehicle struck a tree. The collision occurred around 1:06 in the afternoon along Roseville Road between Elkhorn Boulevard and Walerga Road when the driver of a vehicle lost control. According to a report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), one person was left trapped inside the car.

Major Injuries Sustained During Arcata Area Collision

On Sunday, October 11, 2020, at least one person was seriously injured during an Arcata area collision. The Humboldt area California Highway Patrol (CHP) office reported that the crash involved one vehicle and happened on a local highway during the morning. Additionally, one individual was ejected through a vehicle window during the incident. The cause of the traumatic crash is currently under an official investigation.

Wrongful Death Claim for the Loss of a Loved One

One of the most devastating experiences any family can go through is bringing a wrongful death claim for the loss of a loved one. It may feel nearly impossible to overcome such a loss, knowing that a family member is now missing. Even more challenging to come to terms with is the reason to believe that someone else disregarded their safety and that negligence resulted in losing a loved one. An experienced attorney can help surviving family members through this difficult time by bringing a wrongful death claim, a type of civil case against the at-fault party to seek justice for their loss.

Driver Hospitalized After Redding Car Accident

On Friday, October 9, 2020, one person was hurt during a Redding auto accident. The crash happened on the southeastern side of the city and, according to the Redding Police Department (RPD), involved two passenger vehicles. While one person was hospitalized in relation to the accident, details about their injuries were unavailable. Additionally, RPD is still investigating the possible causes of this accident.

Accident on Interstate 5 Halts Traffic in Sacramento

A massive traffic backup occurred in Sacramento on October 9 following a motor vehicle crash along southbound Interstate 5. The accident occurred around 3:30 in the afternoon near the entrance ramp for Fruitridge Road. It was not reported how many vehicles were involved in the accident, only that a pickup that was towing a fifth-wheel was one of the motorists. 

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