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Merced County Accident Kills Pedestrian

Merced County Accident Kills Pedestrian

Merced County Accident Kills Pedestrian — A pedestrian passed away after being struck by a vehicle in Merced County on October 9, 2018. The pedestrian accident occurred around 7:00 in the evening along H Street and Sixth Street in Los Banos. A man was walking in the area when he was hit by an oncoming 2010 Ford Fusion. Sadly, the man suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Officials have withheld the identity of the victim pending the notification of his family.

Our deepest sympathies are extended to the friends and family of the deceased during this difficult time.

Merced County Accident Fatality

Merced County Accident Fatality

Merced County Accident Fatality — Recently, a motor vehicle accident in Merced County claimed the life of a Winton man. The accident occurred at approximately 5:42 in the morning at the intersection of Mercedes Avenue and Shaffer Road, just north of Winton. A 1989 Toyota pickup truck driven by a 30-year-old man was traveling southbound along Shaffer Road. The man’s truck was approaching the intersection, which had no stop sign according to authorities. At the same time, a 41-year-old Winton woman driving a 2014 Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound along Mercedes Avenue and approached a stop sign at the intersection. For unknown reasons, the Toyota Corolla driver turned right onto Shaffer Road in the direct path of the Toyota truck. The motorist of the Toyota truck was unable to stop in time to avoid an accident and collided with the right front side of the Toyota Corolla. The impact of the collision caused the truck to overturn and ejected one passenger from the vehicle. Sadly, the passenger suffered fatal injuries at the scene. Officials have identified the victim as 24-year-old Jesus Lopez of Winton. A GoFundMe account has been established to help raise funds for his funeral and burial expenses.

My condolences are extended to the loved ones of Mr. Lopez in their time of deep loss and sorrow.

Accident Fatally Injures Gustine Man

Accident Fatally Injures Gustine Man

Accident Fatally Injures Gustine Man — A head-on collision in Merced County claimed the life of a Gustine man on September 7, 2018. The accident occurred at approximately 8:30 in the morning along Highway 33 near Gun Club Road just south of Gustine. A driver of a 2013 Ford pickup truck was traveling southbound along the highway when a northbound 2005 Toyota Tacoma entered the southbound lane to overtake a 2009 Volvo big rig. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the Ford driver veered to the left to avoid a collision with the oncoming Toyota but, unfortunately, collided head-on with the tractor-trailer. The impact of the crash caused the Ford driver to be ejected out of the vehicle while the big rig continued off the roadway and came to a rest on its side after shearing off a power pole in the area. Sadly, the Ford driver succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The victim has been identified by the Merced County Sheriff’s Office as 34-year-old John Moitozo of Gustine.

My sincere thoughts and condolences are with those mourning the loss of their loved one during this difficult time.

Car Accident Fatally Injures Passenger Near Merced County

Car Accident Fatally Injures Passenger Near Merced County

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced wrongful death lawyer. A single-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Woodlake man near Snelling in Merced County on July 31, 2018. A Tulare man was driving his Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck southbound along La Grange Road in the vicinity of State Route 59 at approximately 5:04 p.m. For unknown reasons, the Chevrolet driver lost control of his vehicle after reportedly failing to navigate a right-hand curve in the road and veered into the northbound lane. The Chevrolet motorist then attempted to correct his truck by turning sharply to the right; however, his efforts were unsuccessful. The Chevrolet traveled down an embankment, rolled over multiple times and struck several trees in the area. Unfortunately, a passenger of the Chevrolet succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Authorities have identified the victim as 59-year-old Ampelio Contreras of Woodlake.

Our sincere thoughts and prayers go out to the loved ones of Mr. Contreras who lost his life in this devastating accident.

Bakersfield Residents Killed in Merced County Accident

Bakersfield Residents Killed in Merced County Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced wrongful death lawyer. A Patterson man was reportedly found responsible for a drunk driving accident that claimed the lives of two Bakersfield residents in Merced County on June 20, 2018. At approximately 11:30 in the night, a 34-year-old Patterson man was driving his 2008 Nissan northbound along the southbound lanes of Henry Miller Avenue near Los Banos. At the same time, a 2018 Toyota was traveling southbound in the same lane as the wrong-way driver and both vehicles collided head-on. The Toyota came to a rest along the No. 2 lane of the highway where it was later struck by an oncoming 2016 Freightliner. Unfortunately, the two occupants of the Toyota were pronounced deceased at the scene.

My heartfelt sympathies are with those grieving the loss of their loved ones during this difficult time.

Head-On Collision Fatally Injures Three Near Merced

Head-On Collision Fatally Injures Three Near Merced

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced car accident lawyer. Three individuals passed away after a head-on collision outside Merced on May 29, 2018. The accident took place shortly after 9:30 a.m. along East Yosemite Avenue in the vicinity of Kibby Road. A 1996 Nissan Sentra was traveling westbound toward Merced and was reportedly attempting to overtake two slower vehicles by entering the eastbound lane of the roadway. While doing so, the Nissan collided head-on with an oncoming 2000 Honda Civic. The impact of the collision caused the Honda to be thrown along the shoulder of the road while the Nissan overturned. Unfortunately, the accident caused serious injuries to one party and claimed the lives of three.

My thoughts and prayers are with those grieving the loss of their loved ones during this difficult time.

Pedestrian Accident Fatally Injures Elderly Woman Near Merced

Pedestrian Accident Fatally Injures Elderly Woman Near Merced

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced wrongful death lawyer. An elderly woman was taking a walk around town in Merced on the evening of Saturday, December 16, 2017. This would, sadly, be the last walk the elderly woman would take due to an unforeseen pedestrian accident.

We extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the friends and family of Ms. Ziccone who passed away in this tragic accident.

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Car Accident Fatally Injures Merced Teen Near Atwater

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced wrongful death attorney. A party of two, including a teen from Merced, were traveling together by car in Atwater on Saturday, December 9, 2017. This would, devastatingly, be the last drive the two would enjoy with each other due to an unexpected car accident.

Our sincerest prayers and thoughts are with the loved ones of Mr. Casares and Ms. Rodriguez who lost their lives in this senseless accident.

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Authorities Arrest Suspect Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident Near Merced

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced wrongful death lawyer. A young girl and her family were walking together in Merced during the afternoon hours of December 4, 2017. Unfortunately, this would be the last stroll one family member will take due to a tragic hit-and-run accident.

We would like to send our condolences to the family members of the little girl that lost her life in this senseless tragedy.

Drunk Driving Accident Fatally Injures Woman Near Merced County

Drunk Driving Accident Fatally Injures Woman Near Merced County

I’m Ed Smith, a Merced wrongful death lawyer. A car accident near Merced County was allegedly caused by an intoxicated motorist on the morning of Monday, November 20, 2017. Unfortunately, the accident claimed the life of a Berkeley woman.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the woman that passed away in this senseless, tragic accident.