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What to Do After a Hit-and-Run
What to Do After a Hit-and-Run

I’m Ed Smith, an Auburn personal injury lawyer. Hit-and-run crashes are illegal in California and those who drive away from car accidents can face serious legal consequences. The frequency of hit-and-run accidents has grown significantly over the last ten years, and these accident have left many people in California with serious, and even fatal, injuries. Hit-and-runs are common and everybody has some risk of being involved in one when they make use of California roads. Because of this, knowing what to do after a hit-and-run crash is important. Taking the right actions after being involved in a hit-and-run can significantly increase your chances of finding the missing driving driver and holding them responsible for the damage they have caused.

Auburn Auto Accident Injury Statistics

Auburn Auto Accident Injury Statistics

I’m Ed Smith, an Auburn personal injury lawyer. Auburn is a charming city that sits right at the edge of the Sierra Nevadas, offering residents easy access to both the bustling hub of Sacramento and the striking natural beauty of the mountains. However, despite being beautiful, Auburn is also on a major interstate highway between two very popular destinations and can sometimes see heavy traffic. With traffic, unfortunately, comes the potential for accidents that leave people with severe and potentially life-changing injuries. The following blog contains useful information about injury auto accidents in Auburn that residents can use to understand how, where, and when serious collisions happen in their city. The information is taken from studies by UC Berkeley researchers published earlier this year.

Dangerous Auburn Intersections

Dangerous Auburn Intersections

I’m Ed Smith, an Auburn personal injury lawyer. Auburn is a historic Northern California city with a population of around 13,300 people. As part of the Greater Sacramento area and seat of the Placer County government, Auburn sees a fair amount of vehicle traffic despite being a smaller city. As with anywhere with traffic, accidents do happen in Auburn. Sadly, these crashes often leave people with serious injuries. However, by understanding what causes collisions, drivers can reduce their chances of being hurt in a wreck. While accidents happen for many different reasons, an important factor in many crashes is that they occur at intersections.

Rural Auburn Crash Fatality

I’m Ed Smith, an Auburn personal injury lawyer. A local man recently suffered fatal injuries as the result of being involved in an Auburn-area car accident. Officials reported the crash right after it happened on Thursday, May 3, 2018. California Highway Patrol (CHP) said the crash occurred on a rural road to the Northeast of Auburn and that only one car was found at the accident site. Placer County officials publicly reported the identity of the individual the following day, Friday, May 4, 2018, after his family was notified about the tragic crash. The fatally injured man was reported to be John M. Muhr, a 62-year-old of the nearby community of Newcastle.

Auburn Crash Injures Two

Auburn Crash Injures Two

I’m Ed Smith, an Auburn personal injury lawyer. A crash that happened on Monday, April 23, 2018, left at least two people with injuries. The individuals were taken to a local hospital for treatment after the accident that took place near Placer High. Auburn Police Department (APD) officers say that they are investigating what caused this injury accident , but have not yet found out the cause. The crash occurred at around 2:00 p.m. on High Street near the Oakwood Drive intersection. Police noted that the accident sent a car over the Oakwood Drive sidewalk and through a nearby chain-link wire fence. The vehicle then traveled around 15 feet down an embankment before finally stopping in a parking lot of the Taco Tree restaurant. Photos taken at the accident scene show that the vehicle was a small, red, four-door sedan. Images also show that the car received significant damage to its front driver’s side during the crash. No further info about how the accident was caused has been reported so far by APD.

New Auburn Traffic Light to Improve Safety

New Auburn Traffic Light to Improve Safety

I’m Ed Smith, an Auburn personal injury lawyer. The city of Auburn will be installing a new traffic light to reduce serious car accidents in a critical city location. With construction starting on April 13, 2018, the new traffic light, located at the intersection of Richardson Drive and Bell Road on the northern side of town, is scheduled to be in operation by April 20, 2018.