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Two-Vehicle Accident at Auburn Boulevard and Charwood Lane

A head-on collision on April 23 left two people dead and two others with major injuries in Citrus Heights. According to the Citrus Heights Police Department, multiple phone calls came into their headquarters from 911 around 8:15 in the evening. They reported a collision involving two vehicles near Auburn Boulevard, where it intersects Charwood Lane. Upon arrival, police found a truck and SUV that had both sustained major damage. The police department in Citrus Heights is asking anyone who saw the crash to contact them at (916) 727-5500.

Pedestrian Hit by Two Vehicles on I-80 

A pedestrian died after being struck by two vehicles on westbound Interstate 80 in Citrus Heights recently. The traffic accident, reported to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), occurred at approximately 2:00 a.m. and involved three vehicles. The man who was one of the motorists involved in that accident was later identified as 47-year-old Sacramento resident James Frierson. According to reports, Frierson left his car and had reached the slow lane on foot when he was hit by a Chevrolet Equinox. After falling to the pavement, Frierson was struck by a Toyota FJ Cruiser operated by a Rio Linda woman, 53. Frierson died of his injuries. Both drivers remained at the accident site and were said to have cooperated with the police. All lanes of westbound I-80 were closed to traffic as an investigation took place. There was a report that alcohol use might have been involved in the pedestrian accident, but no specifics have been released. A GoFundMe page has been established by Frierson’s family to help with funeral and burial costs. 

Fatal Motorcycle Collision in Citrus Heights

A motorcycle collision claimed the life of one man after his 2009 Kawasaki crashed into a Ford Fusion along Interstate 80 in Citrus Heights on October 22. The accident happened at around 4:30 in the morning close to the Antelope Road scales in the number three and four lanes of the interstate. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), after the rider, for unknown reasons, crashed into the Ford, he was thrown from his motorcycle and was struck by a semi-truck that was unable to avoid the collision or stop in time to avoid hitting him. The rider died at the accident scene.

Pedestrian Fatality Hit and Run Crash in Sacramento County

A hit and run pedestrian fatality happened along Palm Street in McClellan Park, a designated area in Sacramento County that is north of the airport, on October 1. The accident happened close to the intersection with Arnold Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP) report, at about 9:00 in the morning. The accident occurred when an elderly man, age 73, and his wife were walking across the street to go to his dental appointment at the VA. Witnesses reported that the man pushed his wife out of the way of the oncoming pickup just before the collision. The man died in the collision. Following the accident, the vehicle that struck the man, described as a silver 2006 to 2011 Toyota Tacoma with an extended cab and right front-end damage, fled the scene. The identity of the deceased pedestrian has yet to be released by the county coroner’s office.

Citrus Heights Truck Driver killed in Oregon Fatal Accident

A crash on southbound Interstate 5 at 3:30 in the morning killed a semi-truck driver on September 12. The accident happened in the vicinity of Gold Hill, Oregon. According to the Oregon State Police, the driver was a 21-year-old man from Citrus Heights, California. He was identified as Pavlo Hryzhuk. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by EMS personnel. The International Box Truck Hryzhuk drove was carrying electronics. Early investigative reports say that the truck hit a large guardrail section after drifting right on the roadway. The vehicle then fell from the bridge, landing on the road below. Some lanes of I-5 were closed to traffic as the accident was being cleared. The family has established a GoFundMe page to help with burial expenses. 

Swimming Pool Light Causes Death of Citrus Heights Child

A young girl died in Citrus Heights on July 14 when she was reportedly electrocuted by a malfunctioning light in a swimming pool. The Citrus Heights Police Department reported that the accident happened in a residential neighborhood close to Interstate 80 and Antelope Road. The child, age 9, was pronounced dead at a hospital after attempts to save her using CPR by rescue personnel with the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Crew and other adults. Police reported that the light was being repaired at the time the death happened. I would like to extend my sympathy and prayers to the family and friends of the child.

Wrongful Deaths and Survival Actions: What You Need to Know

When wrongful deaths happen, they cause both grief and a sense of loss compounded by financial uncertainty. The latter is particularly true when the deceased is primarily responsible for family support. When the person’s death occurs due to negligence, it compounds the emotional toll. While no amount of money lessens our grief, it can help with the financial reality of going forward. A wrongful death lawyer can help you overcome this part of your new life without the one you need and love.

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Citrus Heights Drugged Driver

Citrus Heights Drugged Driver – A Citrus Heights drugged driver has been reported as arrested in a double accident that occurred on October 9, which caused the death of a local man. According to the Citrus Heights Police Department, the 19-year-old suspect was identified as Christina Diaz. She is being charged with felony DUI, assault with a deadly weapon, gross vehicular manslaughter and hit and run as a felony. She is currently in the Sacramento County Jail.

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Dangerous Toys Can Lead to Fatal Injuries

I’m Ed Smith, a Citrus Heights wrongful death lawyer. Toys are an exciting part of childhood, yet in some cases toys have been implicated in childhood injury and death. While parental supervision is vital, children can be injured or killed in minutes. Some of the threats to child safety are examined below.

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