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New 2019 California Driving Laws

As the new year rolls in and Chico residents prepare to follow through with their resolutions, area drivers can also expect a new set of vehicle-related regulations for California roadways. These changes were approved by the state legislators in 2018 and will be enforced by all state authorities effective on January 1, 2019. The laws include new provisions for license plates, smog testing, motorized scooters, driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, and more. Because these new laws will affect the lives of most people who use California roads, Chico residents may want to get familiar with some of the more important ones as the new year begins.

Chico Crash Hospitalizes Young Child

Local authorities stated that a serious car accident happened near Chico on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers said that the accident took place during the morning and involved five vehicles including a commercial big-rig. The accident injured four people, one of them a 6-year-old Chico resident. While the three adult drivers involved in the accident only suffered minor injuries, the child reportedly suffered major injuries during the collision. The most recent available updates report that she is still in critical condition at the UC Davis medical center in Sacramento.

Chico Trucking Crash Injures One

According to local reports, a major auto accident was reported in Chico on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. Authorities at the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that the collision involved two vehicles, a pickup truck and a large, commercial big-rig. The accident reportedly took place on an area highway and left a 50-year-old Chico man with serious injuries. The injured man was taken to a nearby hospital to be given medical treatment. However, updates on the injured man’s condition have not yet been made available by hospital staff. The accident is still being investigated by CHP, who hope to determine what causal factors caused the collision.

Chico Motorcycle Crash Hospitalizes TwoChico Police Department (CPD) officials reported that a serious vehicle accident took place in the northern area of the city on Sunday, November 4, 2018. Officers stated that the traumatic crash took place between a motorcycle and a pickup truck. Both the driver of the truck and motorcycle were reportedly left with serious injuries that required treatment at a hospital. Reports also indicated that the motorcyclist remained at the hospital and was still in critical condition as of the afternoon of Monday, November 5, 2018. The two injured individuals were identified by police reports as Zackery Summers, a 26-year-old man who had been riding the motorcycle, and Tong Lee, the 59-year-old male driver of the pickup truck.

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Chico Accident Decedent Identified

Chico Accident Decedent Identified

Chico Accident Decedent Identified – On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, authorities of the Butte County Sheriff’s Office identified a man who lost his life in a recent accident that took place near Chico. The man was identified as 28-year-old Daniel Fenker. Authorities noted that Fenker’s driver’s license listed an address in Soquel, a small community located near the city of Santa Cruz. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the crash took place on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, near the Chico Veterans Memorial Hall.

Chico Rollover Leaves Two Injured

Chico Rollover Leaves Two Injured

Chico Rollover Leaves Two InjuredCalifornia Highway Patrol (CHP) officials reported that a collision occurred in Chico on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, leaving two people with serious injuries. Reports stated that one of the individuals required hospital care due to the nature of the injury. The crash involved two vehicles and took place on a highway within the city of Chico. CHP stated that one of the involved vehicles was a pickup truck while the other was a small sedan. Updates on the condition of the two individuals have not yet been reported. However, medical officials noted that both of the injured people are expected to recover.

Fatal Crash Hospitalizes Chico Resident

Fatal Crash Hospitalizes Chico Resident

Fatal Crash Hospitalizes Chico Resident. According to authorities of the California Highway Patrol (CHP), two people were fatally injured, and one more was left with serious trauma after an area car accident that took place on August 31, 2018. The collision reportedly occurred in a rural highway location in Sutter County during the afternoon. CHP identified the severely injured individual as a 32-year-old woman from Chico. The two fatally injured victims were only identified as a 70-year-old woman and 76-year-old man from Plumas Lake. Sutter County authorities report that they are waiting to release the names of the victims until their families have been notified.

Amtrak Collision Kills Vehicle Driver in Chico
Amtrak Collision Kills Vehicle Driver in Chico

I’m Ed Smith, a Chico personal injury lawyer. One person was killed in an accident involving a vehicle and an Amtrak train in Chico. Chico Police Department (CPD) reported that the crash took place during the early morning hours on Saturday, August 18, 2018. CPD has stated that officers are investigating what may have caused the accident. The fatally injured driver has been identified as 35-year-old Jesus Espinosa of Chico.

Dangerous Chico Intersections

Dangerous Chico Intersections

I’m Ed Smith, a Chico personal injury lawyer. Car accidents can occur in any part of the road, and it isn’t always possible to know where a crash might take place. However, there are always specific areas that have a higher chance of being the site of an accident than others. One of the most dangerous roadway areas in any city are intersections, which typically see a high rate of traumatic accidents. Chico is no exception and has intersections that have been the location of a high number of crashes. Residents of the area and those who frequently drive in the city may want to know about the most dangerous intersections in Chico.

Car Accident Chico Ca

I’m Ed Smith, a Chico personal injury lawyer. An area crash that occurred on Sunday, July 1, 2018, left a local woman with fatal injuries. Officers from the Chico area California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the accident took place on Highway 32 in the community of Forest Ranch. Reports noted that the crash involved two vehicles and happened at an intersection location. The woman who lost her life was identified by officials from the Butte County Sheriff’s Office as 20-year-old Forest Ranch resident Hailey Jones.

I’d like to send my sincere sympathy to Jones’ friends and family during this difficult time of grieving.