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Eureka Area Labor Day Weekend Accidents

Eureka Area Labor Day Weekend Accidents

Eureka Area Labor Day Weekend Accidents – According to Humboldt Area California Highway Patrol (CHP), a high number of accidents took place in the area over Labor Day weekend. CHP reported in a press release on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, that 11 accidents occurred across the county during the holiday weekend. These collisions happened despite CHP’s “maximum enforcement period” which took place from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31, 2018, and ended at midnight the following Monday. CHP added that seven drivers under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol were arrested during the enforcement period.

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Car Struck Eureka Pedestrian 

Car Struck Eureka Pedestrian

Car Struck Eureka Pedestrian. Local police officers have reported that one pedestrian suffered injuries after being struck by a passenger vehicle in Eureka on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Eureka Police Department (EPD) officials who assisted with responding to the crash reported that the accident happened during night hours on the main roadway within the city. The full extent of the man’s injuries have not yet been reported, but officers did note that an ambulance was called to the collision scene. EPD investigators say that they are currently trying to determine what may have been the cause of this unfortunate accident.

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Who is At Fault in a Crash?

Who is At Fault in a Crash?

I’m Ed Smith, a Eureka car accident lawyer. The effects of a car accident can be very serious and often heavily impact peoples’ lives. Some traffic accidents are not caused by reckless drivers and happen due to things like faulty auto parts or hazardous roadways. However, the majority of accidents are caused by driver negligence and determining who was at fault in a car accident isn’t always easy. It is important to understand how fault is determined and how it affects compensation for losses related to an accident, especially if you live in a state with comparative fault laws such as California.

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Eureka Crash Kills Pedestrian
Eureka Crash Kills Pedestrian

I’m Ed Smith, a Eureka car accident lawyer. Area officials have stated that one pedestrian was fatally injured as the result of an accident that occurred just outside of Eureka. The accident reportedly took place on Highway 101 during the night of Saturday, August 4, 2018. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has stated that they will release the identity of the pedestrian after a positive identification report and family notification. My condolences are sent out to the family of the pedestrian who lost his life in this tragic accident as they grieve the loss of their friend and family member.

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Eureka To Receive Funding For Road Construction
Eureka To Receive Funding For Road Construction

I’m Ed Smith, a Eureka car accident lawyer. Eureka, as well as cities all over the area including Arcata, McKinleyville, Fortuna, and rural locations of Humboldt County, are expected to receive over 110 million dollars in California State funds over a ten year period. The money was determined to be granted through Senate Bill 1, a measure that should give Humboldt, Mendocino, and Del Norte Counties funds to improve the safety of their roadways. These safety improvements could mean a significant reduction in the number of serious car accidents that take place across the area.

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Eureka Area Crash Seriously Injures Pedestrian

Eureka Area Crash Seriously Injures Pedestrian

I’m Ed Smith, a Eureka car accident lawyer. A local highway accident left one individual with severe injuries recently. Officers from California Highway Patrol (CHP) who responded to the accident said that the crash involved one vehicle and a man who had walked onto the highway in order to pick up a surfboard that had fallen off of his truck. The injured pedestrian was identified by officers as Jeffrey Holiman, a resident of Portland, Oregon. The injuries that Mr. Holiman suffered have not been reported by medical officials and no updates regarding his condition have been given.

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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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