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As a Citrus Heights Accident lawyer, I’m often asked if there any especially bad intersections where I tend to see a lot of accidents.

There are several intersections that jump out. Some dangerous Citrus Heights intersections statistics show Greenback Lane and Sunrise Boulevard is the most likely place to get into an accident in Citrus Heights. There were some 32 accidents near that intersection or near Sunrise Mall in the past three years.

Another hotspot is the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Antelope road where there have been 28 accidents during the past 3 years.

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Hike Davis!

Looking to get out in nature to enjoy this nice fall weather? Pack a lunch, lace up your shoes, and visit the UC Davis Arboretum this weekend! The Arboretum is stretched over 100 acres and features 17 different gardens. This trail has something to offer everyone; with a 3.5 loop path, this trail is great for joggers and bicyclists too! Picnic tables can be found in the Redwood Grove and near Putah Creek Lodge.

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Yuba City Power Restoration After Rainy Day Collision

PG&E has restored power for over 1,600 customers after Monday’s outage. The cause of this outage was linked to a broken power line after a vehicle collided with a pole. The driver of the vehicle was said to be traveling at an unsafe speed for rainy conditions.

highway rainTrucking accidents are often responsible for major injuries and fatalities, in large part due to the size and enormous momentum of the vehicles involved, especially fully-loaded trucks. Sacramento truck accidents are more common in large part because of the area’s location at the intersection of major north-south freeways like Interstate-5 and State Highway 99 with major east-west highways such as Interstate-80 and U.S. Highway 50.  It’s proximity to the major Port of Oakland as well as the Port of Sacramento itself, put even more large semi trucks on the area’s roads.

Accidents just in recent months include:

Sadly, serious traffic accidents occur all the time.  One tragic Sacramento car accident occurred recently that included two fatalities and several injuries in a single family.  A Hyundai Santa Fe driver failed to stop at a stop sign, striking a Chrysler Town and Country, propelling it across the Alta Arden Expressway where it collided with a Toyota Sienna traveling the opposite direction.  Another recent collision in South Sacramento happened when a teenager apparently drove a Dodge Challenger at more than 100 miles per hour, striking a pickup truck and causing the death of the pickup’s two occupants.

But even much less dramatic Sacramento car accidents can result in serious injuries or even death.  The California State Office of Traffic Safety has collected statistics showing particular problems for the Sacramento area for drunk driving, with Sacramento ranking 4th out of 13 major urban areas in the State for alcohol involved accidents and 3rd our of 13 urban areas for collisions resulting from underage drinking.  Sacramento was also 5th out of 13 cites for hit-and-run incident percentages.

Fiery Fatal Crash in Natomas, Ca

On Tuesday August 18th there was a police pursuit that ended in one fatality. Prior to the event police and an air unit were called to investigate reports of a shooting in the 2600 block of Stonecreek Drive in Natomas, CA where a man was reported to have fired off shots from a riffle while in a dispute with neighbors. It was also reported that the suspect fled the scene by a vehicle that was driven by a female driver.

Fracture of the Lower Tibia

The tibia is one of the main supporting long bones in the lower extremity. It is part of the knee joint, the lower leg, and the ankle joint and can be fracture with a direct blow to the tibia, a fall that compresses the tibia, or a motor vehicle accident in which the tibia receives a high velocity force applied to it during the crash.