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Pedestrian Accidents in Eureka

Pedestrian Accidents in Eureka

I’m Ed Smith, a Eureka car accident lawyer. Auto accidents are dangerous and commonly cause injuries that change people’s lives. Crashes involving pedestrians are especially dangerous. This is partly because pedestrians lack the protection that cars give vehicle occupants. Even low-speed accidents can leave pedestrians with trauma such as leg fractures, traumatic brain injuries, hip bone issues, and more. The city of Eureka has been the site of numerous severe and fatal pedestrian accidents in recent years. However, these incidents do show certain trends. Those who often walk near city roadways can reduce their chances of being involved in a crash by knowing how, where, and when these collisions normally happen.

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Eureka Area Crash Fatally Injures Woman

Eureka Area Crash Fatally Injures Woman

I’m Ed Smith, a Eureka car accident lawyer. Local authorities have reported that a young woman lost her life after she was involved in a single-vehicle accident that took place on a rural highway southeast of Eureka. California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that the crash happened on Monday, April 30, 2018, on State Route 36 in Humboldt County. The woman was identified by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office as Chelsea Renee Cash, a 22-year-old resident of Quincy, California, in Plumas County. CHP officials are currently investigating and have said that they are unsure why the accident occurred. It has been suggested by officers that a vehicle malfunction may have been involved in the crash.

I would like to extend my sympathies to Cash’s family members and friends as they mourn the tragic passing of their loved one.

Identity Released in Eureka Car Accident Fatality

Identity Released in Eureka Car Accident Fatality

I’m Ed Smith, a Eureka car accident lawyer. The Eureka man who was fatally injured during a local collision involving a tractor-trailer was identified by county officials on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, following his family’s notification. The man was identified as 24-year-old Edward Moses.


My condolence and sympathy are extended to Moses’ loved ones during this difficult time.

Eureka Area Accident Fatality

Eureka Area Accident Fatality

I’m Ed Smith, a Eureka car accident lawyer. A man who received fatal injuries in an area accident was identified by officials on January 9, 2018. The man was identified as William Gilbert of the nearby area of Woonsocket. Our sincere sympathies are extended to Gilbert’s relatives and friends.

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Safety Corridor and Accidents

Safety Corridor and Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Eureka car accident lawyer. Those who drive in the Eureka area usually need to drive along the safety corridor. This is a stretch of Highway 101 between Eureka and Arcata. It has a reduced speed limit of 50 miles per hour. The reduced speed limit is meant to reduce accidents occurring between vehicles traveling along any of the six intersections in the corridor.

Residents are familiar with the high rate of dangerous auto accidents that happen on this stretch of highway. Locals have offered some explanations as to why they believe this area is so dangerous. These reasons, as well as some ways to avoid accidents while using this roadway, are included below.

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Eureka Car Accident Statistics

I’m Ed Smith, a Eureka car accident lawyer. Eureka is a small city of just about 27,000 people located in the heart of California’s incredible north coast. While the city is small and traffic heavy traffic is a rarity, there have still been a significant number of auto collisions in Eureka over the past several years.


Individuals who frequently drive on Eureka’s roadways may be interested in the statistics included in the following blog.

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Eureka Safety Seat Check

I’m Ed Smith, a Eureka car accident lawyer. On Friday, September 22, 2017, officials from the Humboldt Area California Highway Patrol (CHP) along with employees of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gathered at the front of Eureka’s Target for what, at first glance, looked like a huge traffic stop. However, the event was all about making sure that local children are safe and properly secured while riding in motor vehicles

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