Articles Tagged with Merced Personal Injury Lawyer

Two Injured in Merced Hit and Run Accident

Two people were injured in a Merced hit and run accident on the night of August 7, 2019. The three-car crash occurred shortly after 8:10 p.m. on northbound Highway 99, just south of R Street. As traffic slowed for a construction zone, a 36-year-old Atwater man driving a 2005 Chevrolet 2500 pickup truck reportedly rear-ended a 2014 Ford Focus. The impact of the collision propelled the Ford into a 2016 Toyota 4Runner, driven by a 45-year-old Conroe, Texas man. The Chevrolet driver allegedly left the scene, and an alert for his location was issued by police. Meanwhile, the drivers of the Ford and Toyota were evaluated at the collision site for injuries suffered. The suspect and his car were later located in the area of 2nd Street and T Street. He was arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run causing bodily injury and felony driving under the influence. It is unknown whether he will face additional charges for the incident.

Teen Injured in Merced County Pedestrian Accident

A teen was injured in a Merced County pedestrian accident on the night of July 11, 2019. Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded to reports of a crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle shortly after 9:00 p.m. The incident occurred in the area of Swanson Road and Merced Avenue, just north of Delhi. A 19-year-old Delhi man was driving his 1997 Honda Civic north along Merced Avenue when he reportedly approached a group of people walking along the east shoulder of the roadway. Among the group was a 16-year-old Delhi girl, who was hit by the Honda. She suffered an ankle injury and was taken to the hospital for treatment. Updates regarding the girl’s condition were not immediately available.

Two Injured in Car Accident Near Merced

Two people were injured in a car accident near Merced on the afternoon of May 30, 2019. The car wreck involved five vehicles and occurred at the intersection of Loughborough Drive and West Olive Avenue. According to a preliminary report by the Merced Police Department, a car was headed eastbound along West Olive Avenue when it rear-ended another vehicle stopped for a red light at the intersection. The impact of the collision propelled the second car into the path of oncoming traffic, causing other motorists to crash into it. Officials said two of the drivers involved in the intersection accident were transported to the hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. An update regarding the conditions of the two motorists injured in the collision has not yet been released by authorities.

Merced County DUI Fatality

A Merced County DUI fatality recently occurred along Pacheco Boulevard and Highway 152 in Los Banos. The incident happened at approximately 3:44 in the morning on March 10 when a white Dodge Challenger was reportedly speeding east on Pacheco Boulevard. At the same time, a westbound Nissan Pathfinder was making a left-hand turn near the intersection of 10th Street. The driver of the Dodge allegedly broadsided the Nissan at more than 100 mph, causing the Nissan to split into two pieces. Three of the four parties in the Nissan, including the driver, were transported to local hospitals for treatment of serious injuries. Sadly, the fourth party of the Nissan was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials have identified the decedent as 19-year-old Marlyne Vidales of Los Banos. I would like to send my heartfelt sympathy to the loved ones of Ms. Vidales in their time of loss and sorrow.

January 2019 Merced Community Events Calendar

The city of Merced holds many defining events that feature the city’s values for education, agriculture, and overall diverse community. It was only 14 years ago when the University of California, Merced, was established. UC Merced is the first research university built in America in the 21st century. Merced also ranks in the Top 5 California counties for agricultural production, making over 88 percent of the sweet potatoes in California alone. Overall, Merced is a beautiful city that offers many recreational activities for people of all types and ages. If you would like to explore what the city has to offer, consider checking out some of the upcoming community activities listed below.

Merced Bicycle Accident Injures Mother and Daughter

Merced Bicycle Accident Injures Mother and Daughter

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. A mother and daughter were struck by a car while riding bicycles at an intersection in Merced on July 27, 2018. At approximately 10:41 in the morning, the Merced Police Department received a report of a vehicle crashing into an adolescent. When officers arrived at the scene, they found that a mother and child were injured in the accident. The daughter suffered abrasions to her elbow, knees, and face while her mother complained of pain to her right side. Both parties were transported to the Mercy Medical Center to be treated for their injuries sustained in the bicycle accident. An update on the conditions of the victims has not yet been publicly released by officials.

Major Head Injuries Reported in Merced Bicycle Accident

Major Head Injuries Reported in Merced Bicycle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. A bicyclist suffered major head injuries after he was struck by a pickup truck in Merced on July 12, 2018. At approximately 3:00 in the afternoon, a 52-year-old man was riding his bicycle along G Street in the vicinity of Park Avenue when he was hit by a Toyota Tacoma traveling in the right lane. Medical personnel were called to the scene to transport the man to an area hospital for treatment of serious head injuries described as non-life-threatening. An update on his condition has not yet been released by officials.

Bicyclist Crashes into Tanker Truck Near Merced

Bicyclist Crashes into Tanker Truck Near Merced

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. A collision with a tanker truck in Merced left a bicyclist with road rash and head injuries on June 28, 2018. At approximately 5:40 in the evening, a woman was riding her bicycle eastbound along the bridge for East Childs Avenue over Highway 99 when she reportedly lost control of her bike and ran a stop sign at the intersection. The bicyclist continued and struck a tanker truck that was turning left from the north off-ramp of Highway 99. The trucker pulled over and found the woman pinned under the rear axles of the vehicle. Emergency personnel was dispatched to the scene to transport the woman via air ambulance to a hospital in Modesto for treatment of lacerations to the head and road rash. An update on her condition following the bicycle accident has not yet been released by officials.

Major Injuries Reported in Merced Pedestrian Accident

Major Injuries Reported in Merced Pedestrian Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. A man suffered serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in central Merced on June 19, 2018. At approximately 9:45 in the night, a man was crossing inside a crosswalk along R Street at Main Street when he was hit by an oncoming Honda sedan. First responders transported the man via air ambulance to a hospital in Modesto due to major injuries to his head and face. An update on his condition has not yet been released by officials.

Elderly Man Injured in Merced County Bicycle Accident

Elderly Man Injured in Merced County Bicycle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced personal injury lawyer. Recently, a bicycle accident in Los Banos injured a local resident. At approximately 10:41 in the morning, officials received a report of a collision between a gray Nissan Sentra and a bicyclist along K Street and Sixth Street in Los Banos. The man riding the bicycle was reportedly crossing the street moments before he was struck by the Nissan. Medical personnel transported the cyclist to a local hospital as a precaution.