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Collision Kills Anderson Bicyclist

Authorities have reported that a serious car accident took place near Anderson on Sunday, January 13, 2019. The collision involved a sports utility vehicle and a bicyclist and took place in the early afternoon. Responders reported that the cyclist was left with injuries that cost him his life. The fatally injured man has only been identified as a 65-year-old Anderson resident. County officials say they are waiting until the man’s family has been notified to publicly release his identity. According to California Highway Patrol (CHP), the bicycle accident is still under investigation. I’d like to extend my condolences to those who have tragically lost a family member and friend because of this collision.

What to Do After a Car Accident

Although it may seem unlikely that you will be involved in a crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that millions of Americans are hurt in collisions each year. Crashes can be confusing and the adrenaline involved in surviving one can make it difficult to think about the situation clearly. However, knowing the right steps to take after being involved in an accident can be vitally important to your health and can also help ensure that you receive fair compensation for your damages. Knowing what to do after a car accident before-hand can help you be sure of yourself in a stressful situation. The following blog contains useful information about how to protect yourself and gather evidence at the scene of an accident.

Anderson is, without a doubt, a great city to live in. Located in the heart of Northern California right at the base of Mount Shasta, Anderson offers its residents easy access to gorgeous natural areas in addition to boasting a fun, friendly community. However, Anderson is also close to one of the region’s largest population centers and sits at the intersection of two major area highways. These factors mean that the city occasionally sees a lot of traffic and, as a result, numerous traumatic car accidents every year. However, drivers in the area are able to reduce their chances of being seriously hurt in a car accident by learning about collisions in their city. The following article contains useful information about traumatic Anderson auto accidents.

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Crash Fatally Injures Anderson Area Teen

Anderson Area Teen Killed in Crash

According to reports, a 16-year-old boy from the community of Cottonwood tragically lost his life on Monday, October 22, 2018, after he succumbed to injuries sustained in a local car accident. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident happened just south of Anderson on Thursday, October 18, 2018. The teenager was identified as Tyson Wacker, a junior year student at West Valley High School. According to authorities, the tragic crash is still being investigated. My condolences are sent out to Wacker’s friends and family members as they endure the painful loss of their loved one.

Dangerous Anderson Intersections

Dangerous Anderson Intersections

Dangerous Anderson Intersections – Anderson is a relatively small city, but with its close proximity to Redding and highway location, it still gets a heavy amount of traffic. Unfortunately, where there are vehicles, accidents are likely to take place. According to UC Berkeley research, Anderson saw 416 injury-causing car accidents between January 1, 2007, and January 1, 2018. These accidents involved 595 injuries and left 12 people with trauma that cost them their lives. While it isn’t always possible to avoid an accident, area residents can reduce their risk of being in a crash by knowing which areas in their city are more dangerous than others.

Anderson Pedestrian Identified

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Anderson Pedestrian Identified – The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has identified a woman who recently suffered fatal injuries in an area crash. The accident took place on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, and involved a pedestrian and passenger vehicle. The pedestrian was identified as Linda Sue Reed, a 63-year-old resident of Anderson. My condolences and sympathy are sent out to Reed’s family and loved ones as they are mourning their tragic loss.

Major Anderson Hit-and-Run
Major Anderson Hit-and-Run

I’m Ed Smith, an Anderson car accident lawyer. Local police officers have stated that one woman was placed under arrest after she attempted to flee the scene of an area car accident. Officers of Anderson Police Department (APD) also stated that they are still searching for a male suspect who also fled the collision scene. According to APD, seven people were injured during the accident, and five of those individuals were taken to a hospital for treatment. Reports stated that the injuries of those who were hospitalized ranged from moderate to severe.

Dangerous Traffic Violations in Anderson

Dangerous Traffic Violations in Anderson

I’m Ed Smith, an Anderson car accident lawyer. Anderson is a small city with a lower accident rate per capita than many cities in California. However, Anderson still does see accidents. In fact, over the last decade, Anderson has been the site of nearly 370 car accidents resulting in serious injuries. These accidents left 530 people with injuries and cost 8 more their lives. While not all accidents happen because of risky driving behaviors, reckless motorists increase the risk of a dangerous crash for everybody on the road. Area residents may be interested in these statistics about common crash-causing traffic violations in Anderson.

Anderson Hit-and-Run Investigation

Anderson Hit-and-Run Investigation

I’m Ed Smith, an Anderson car accident lawyer. One person suffered severe injuries in a hit-and-run crash in Anderson. The Anderson Police Department (APD) reported that the accident, which happened during the evening in low-light conditions, caused one vehicle to overturn. Authorities stated that one of the drivers, who was part of the crash, drove away from the collision scene. Anderson Police have conducted a search to find the missing driver. At the time of this reporting, the suspect had not yet been found.

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