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Yolo County Crash Involves Amazon Prime Truck

A crash in Yolo County in the afternoon hours of August 31 between an Amazon Prime delivery truck and a white-colored pickup resulted in major injuries to five adults and two children. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) in Yolo County were at the scene. They reported that three of the individuals were transported to a medical facility by helicopter due to the serious nature of their injuries. The Yolo County accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 99 and County Road 99 West. The pickup was carrying watermelons as it headed west on Yolo County Line Road when it failed to yield to the gray Amazon Prime truck heading south on Highway 99 West. At this time, an investigation into the reason for the collision is underway. There is no mention of whether drugs or alcohol were involved. Amazon has issued a statement expressing its concern for those involved in the accident and their loved ones. The company assured the community that they would work with police during the investigation.

Bicycle Injury Accident in Sacramento

A bicycle injury accident occurred along Greenback Lane on August 29 in Sacramento. The accident was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as happening in front of the Oaks Professional Business Park at about 12:19 in the afternoon between the rider and a driver in a gray Hyundai. The bicyclist notified police about the collision, and emergency responders transported the rider to Mercy San Juan Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. The CHP is investigating the collision to find out how it transpired. The driver remained at the scene of the crash. There is no indication that alcohol or drugs were involved in the crash

Seat Belt Injury Involved in U.S. 50 Accident

In Sacramento on August 28, one man suffered a seat belt injury in a collision with two other vehicles along U.S. 50 westbound near the 16th Street off-ramp. The accident, which happened shortly after 10:00 in the morning, involved a Nissan Sentra, black SUV, and a large white truck. The man who was driving the Sentra reported to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) that the seat belt had injured his chest, and he was transported to Sutter Medical Center by emergency responders for further evaluation. A seat belt injury can be significant, inflicting harm on the individual involved. Let’s look at some of the reasons seat belt injuries occur. We’ll also look at the legal implications these injuries are associated with.

Clovis Man Killed in San Francisco Pedestrian Accident

A Clovis man was killed, and his wife was injured in a San Francisco pedestrian accident on the afternoon of July 21, 2019. The incident occurred around 2:00 p.m. at Taylor Street and O’Farrell Street. The driver of a Tesla reportedly ran a stoplight and was broadsided by a Mini Cooper. The impact of the collision propelled the Tesla out of control, causing it to hit a Clovis couple in a crosswalk. The man and his wife were both transported to the hospital for immediate treatment. The wife was reported to be in critical condition. Sadly, the husband succumbed to his injuries during hospitalization. Officials have identified the decedent as 39-year-old Benjamin Dean of Clovis. I would like to send my heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of Mr. Dean in their time of loss.

Waterford Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

A Waterford man was killed in a recent motorcycle accident. The crash occurred shortly after 7:00 p.m. along the Oakdale-Waterford Highway and Rice Road. A Denair woman was stopped for a stop sign at the intersection and was preparing to make a left turn on the highway. At the same time, a man was riding a 2006 Suzuki motorcycle north on the roadway when the Denair woman’s SUV pulled out into his path. The motorcycle and the vehicle collided, causing the SUV to catch fire. The woman was able to exit her car on her own and was treated at a Modesto hospital for moderate injuries. Sadly, the motorcycle rider was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials have identified the biker as 38-year-old Thomas Butler of Waterford. I would like to send my healing thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of Mr. Butler during this difficult time.

Pedestrian Death Caused by Hit and Run Driver

A pedestrian death was reported on July 3 after a body was discovered along Roseville Road near Connie Drive shortly after 5:00 in the afternoon. When officers with the Sacramento Police Department arrived at the scene, they discovered that the Sacramento Fire Department was there and had found the body of the pedestrian lying in an open area. Crime Scene Investigators arrived to take charge of the investigation into what is believed to be a pedestrian death caused by a hit and run. The area was searched for evidence and to see if there were any witnesses to the crime. The coroner’s office will release the name of the deceased once the family has been notified. I would like to extend my sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased.

Four-Vehicle Accident Kills Two Near Oroville

California Highway Patrol (CHP) has confirmed that two people lost their lives during a multiple vehicle accident that took place between Oroville and Chico on Friday, June 21, 2019. The accident reportedly involved four vehicles including a dump truck, a semi-truck, a white minivan, and a Chevy sedan. According to reports from police, the accident also left four more individuals with major injuries. Butte County officials have not yet identified the decedents and updates about the medical conditions of the severely injured individuals have not been provided. I would like to send my sympathies to the people who’ve suffered the loss of a loved one because of this tragic accident.

Multiple Injuries in Watt Avenue Crash

Multiple injuries were seen after a three-vehicle crash in Sacramento on June 19. The accident occurred shortly before 4:30 in the morning along Watt Avenue at Auburn Boulevard. One of the vehicles fled from the accident scene following the crash. Four people were transported to a nearby hospital with injuries described as non-life threatening, according to a spokesperson with the Sacramento Police Department. The accident is under investigation to determine how it happened.

Child Killed in Woodland Crash

According to officers of California Highway Patrol (CHP), a six-year-old child was left with fatal injuries after a car accident that took place in Woodland during the night of Tuesday, June 18, 2019. In addition to the fatally injured child, three other children aged six, seven, and ten were hospitalized with major injuries. A 29-year-old woman was also injured during the incident. Police have arrested one driver on charges of DUI and manslaughter in relation to this collision. I would like to express my sympathy to the families who have been affected by this terrible incident.

Multiple Collision Accident Claims a Life Along Business 80

A fatality and injuries resulted from a multiple collision accident along eastbound Business 80 in Sacramento on June 17. According to police, several DUIs may have contributed to the accidents. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the chain reaction began as a single vehicle accident at around 2:00 a.m. This was when a man driving a Honda Accord crashed in the fast lane near the onramp for E Street. Police said that the vehicle struck the center median, which caused the Honda to roll over, where it landed upright. The person in the Honda, who was killed in the accident, was identified as a Sacramento man, age 40. I’d like to offer my condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.