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Annual Banana Festival in Sacramento

Summer is event time in Sacramento, and the annual Banana Festival is coming up on August 10 and 11. There will be great entertainment, contests, activities, and delicious foods to try. The festival is being held at William Land Park in the Green Village area, located at 3800 Land Park Drive. To make the festival area easy to find, the cross streets are Sutterville Road and Freeport Boulevard. The Banana Festival is being held for the benefit of the National Academic Youth Corps. This nonprofit works hard to provide educational and art programs in the Sacramento area for more than 15,000 young people as well as adults.

Motorcyclist Identified After Redding Crash

On Friday, June 14, 2019, Shasta County authorities have identified a motorcyclist who tragically passed away after an auto accident that took place in Redding. The fatally injured man was identified as Brandon Lyle Englund, a 29-year-old man from Redding. According to officers of the Redding Police Department (RPD), the accident involved two vehicles, Englund’s motorcycle and a pickup truck. Officers have indicated that the crash is still under investigation. My support and sympathy are sent out to Mr. Englund’s loved ones after they’ve suffered such a tragic loss.

One Injured After Davis CA Plane Crash

Local authorities in Davis reported that one person was injured during a small plane crash that took place just outside of the community of Winters on Saturday, April 13, 2019. Responders said that the pilot of the plane was hospitalized after the crash, but no further information about the injured party has been reported so far. Additionally, no other individuals were reported to have been hurt as a result of the crash.

Most Dangerous Auburn Intersections

Auburn is a small city with a relaxed atmosphere and beautiful scenery. However, this historic town of just around 13,000 residents is also right on one of the country’s biggest highways and serves as the seat of the government of Placer County. These factors mean that there is sometimes a high volume of both local and commuter traffic in Auburn. Unfortunately, where traffic goes accidents can always happen. With any city, there are particular areas that tend to see more accidents than others. By learning about what areas are most affected by collisions in their city, Auburn residents can improve their safety when driving on local roads.

Woodland Man Killed In Car Accident

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, Yolo County authorities released the identity of a man who tragically lost his life during a local car accident. California Highway Patrol (CHP) initially reported that the man was from Williams. However, the individual was later officially identified as Zachary Ortiz, a 17-year-old resident of Woodland. Additionally, five other people suffered injuries including one serious injury.

Overturned Vehicle Accident in Brentwood

Earlier this month, an overturned vehicle accident in Brentwood left one man with minor injuries. The unidentified man overturned his Volvo SUV on Walnut Boulevard after losing control of the vehicle. The driver was alone in his car at the time of the accident, which was reported to emergency responders shortly after 6:00 p.m. It is still not known what caused the driver to lose control, and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is still investigating the accident. Fortunately, no other vehicles or persons were involved in the crash. The driver was hospitalized following the crash, however, he was released shortly and is reported to be in good condition.

Corning Traffic Violations and Accidents

Car accidents are almost always an unexpected event and can happen just about anywhere. While some crashes can’t be avoided, the majority of collisions take place because of one or more drivers committed a traffic violation. Drivers who choose to ignore the rules of the road put others in danger and dramatically increase the risk of collisions that are liable to cause severe or even fatal injuries. However, pedestrians, cyclists, and vehicle drivers can decrease their chances of being involved in a crash by learning some information about how traffic violations tend to affect their area. One of the best ways to do this is to simply take a look at the available statistics. According to UC Berkeley, the following traffic violations caused the most accidents in Corning over the last ten years.

Three cars were involved in a Brentwood collision on Sunday evening, January 13. The accident, which took place at the intersection of Marsh Creek Road and Walnut Boulevard, was believed to have been caused by one driver that ran a red light. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene and assisted in transferring two injured people to nearby medical centers for treatment. No fatalities were reported.

Brentwood Intersection Accident Details

Scooter Injuries: A Review of the Literature

People are riding scooters around town more than ever before. Many organizations have placed scooters in racks in the middle of cities that people can rent. These are convenient because you can get from place to place quickly in a large city without having to worry about the hassle of finding a place to park a car. Unfortunately, these are also a major area of traumatic injuries. Scooters have not been widely available until recently, however, some data is already being reported. This includes:

Vallejo Pedestrian Accident Dangers

Vallejo Pedestrian Accident Dangers

Vallejo Pedestrian Accident Dangers – According to information from the Vallejo Police Department (VPD), 2018 has been a dangerous year for local pedestrians. In response to a dramatic increase in pedestrian accident fatalities since January, VPD has increased patrols in key locations, and the city has improved heavily trafficked pedestrian areas. Those living in Vallejo should know how to best reduce their chances of being involved in a serious pedestrian/vehicle accident and should be aware of the possible consequences of being struck by an oncoming vehicle. Area residents may also be interested in knowing which areas of the city have seen the highest number of pedestrian injuries over recent years.