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Grass Valley Crash Causes Major Injuries

On Friday, January 29, 2021, a Grass Valley crash left at least one person with major injuries. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials reported that the collision happened at night and was between two passenger vehicles. The number of people who sustained injuries was not reported and the cause of the accident remains under official investigation at this time.

Alleged Grass Valley DUI Causes Trauma

An alleged Grass Valley DUI left two people with injuries on Sunday, May 3, 2020. The accident involved one passenger vehicle and happened on a rural road in Nevada County. The two injured individuals have been identified as teenagers from Grass Valley. The driver, also identified as a Grass Valley teen, was reportedly not injured. An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Grass Valley Hit and Run Injures Pedestrian

Help from the public is being sought in Grass Valley to identify a driver who committed a hit and run as well as to identify the pedestrian who suffered a critical injury on August 11. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident happened at the intersection of Red Dog Road and Berggren Lane around 1:00 in the morning. Those with information on either the pedestrian or driver of the fleeing vehicle are asked to contact the Grass Valley CHP.

Grass Valley Accident Data

Grass Valley is a lovely town situated in one of the most beautiful areas of California. Residents enjoy a unique, laid-back community located right at the base of the Sierra Mountains. However, even though Grass Valley has a relatively low population, the city still does see car accidents, and when these collisions happen, people are at risk of suffering serious injuries. Accidents can happen for many reasons, and crashes are sometimes out of the control of the people involved. While you may not always be able to avoid an accident, Grass Valley residents can increase their safety by learning about how accidents typically happen in their area.

Handling Grass Valley Accidents

It can be hard to imagine that you will be involved in a crash while making your daily commute to work, picking up your children, or going to the store to pick up groceries. However, the California Office of Traffic Safety has published data that shows more than 250,000 people are injured annually in collisions across the state. Many people are left confused after being in an accident and aren’t sure of what they should do to keep themselves safe. Furthermore, many car accident survivors don’t know the right steps to take to make sure that they are able to hold reckless drivers or other negligent parties responsible for the damages they have caused. While preventing accidents isn’t always possible, drivers should know beforehand what to do at the scene of an accident.

Fatal Crash Near Grass Valley
Fatal Crash Near Grass Valley

I’m Ed Smith, a Grass Valley personal injury attorney. Local authorities recently reported that one person was fatally injured after a collision that took place just east of Grass Valley. The crash was reported by officers of the California Highway Patrol on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. In addition to a fatally injured individual, at least two other people were reported to be involved in this tragic crash. Officials from the county are waiting to release the identity of the decedent until their family is notified. My condolences are extended to those who are mourning after losing their family member and friend due to this tragic accident.

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Grass Valley Residents Involved in Fatal Accident

On the morning of Wednesday, May 2, 2018, two people lost their lives, and two more suffered injuries in an area car accident. Official reports say that the crash involved two vehicles and may have been caused by distracted driving. One of the injured individuals was identified as a 17-year-old girl from Grass Valley and the other was identified as a 20-year-old woman from Dobbins. The fatally injured people have not yet been identified, but Yuba County authorities have said that one of the individuals who passed away was a 20-year-old man from Grass Valley.


Grass Valley DUI Crash

I’m Ed Smith, a Grass Valley personal injury lawyer. A Grass Valley man was detained on the night of Sunday, January 29, 2017. This man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after he crashed his vehicle into a tree along a roadway in Nevada County. Unfortunately, this crash caused traumatic injuries to the two passengers riding with him in his vehicle.


Helping Auto Accident Victims

I’m Ed Smith, a Grass Valley auto accident attorney. Witnessing a vehicle accident take place first-hand requires that you stay cool, collected and calm under chaotic circumstances. What course of action you take largely depends on the extent of the injuries and the severity of the accident you witness. Below I will go over some things to keep in mind so you can be better prepared to help your fellow motorists until the first responders arrive on the scene.

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