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Modesto DUI Crash Seriously Injures Four

Modesto DUI Crash Seriously Injures Four

Modesto DUI Crash Seriously Injures Four — On September 18, 2018, a head-on collision occurred at approximately 4:50 a.m. in southwest Modesto. A 24-year-old Ceres woman was driving her white 1999 Saturn sedan northbound along Carpenter Road in the vicinity of Hatch Road when her vehicle veered into the oncoming traffic lane. The Saturn reportedly entered the direct path of a southbound Chevrolet Silverado, resulting in a severe head-on collision. The impact propelled the Chevrolet off the west side of the roadway while the Saturn came to a rest along Carpenter Road. Crews from the Modesto Fire Department were called to the scene to extricate the drivers of the Saturn and Chevrolet. Medical personnel transported both drivers and two passengers of the Saturn to area hospitals for treatment of serious injuries. So far, an update regarding the conditions of those injured in this crash has not yet been released by officials.

Common Causes of Head-On Collisions

Rollover Accidents Causing Ejections

Rollover Accidents Causing Ejections

Rollover Accidents Causing Ejections. Whenever someone gets into a motor vehicle, the risk of being involved in a car accident is possible. According to statistics published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • There are more than 30,000 people killed in car accidents every year in the United States.

Accident Injures Four Near Woodward Reservoir

Accident Injures Four Near Woodward Reservoir

Accident Injures Four Near Woodward Reservoir. A head-on collision near Woodward Reservoir Regional Park left four people injured on September 2, 2018. The accident occurred shortly before 1:00 p.m. along South Drive just east of the park entrance. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), one vehicle was traveling eastbound while the other was westbound and both collided head-on. Three parties were transported by ground ambulance, and one other was flown from the scene by medical helicopter to local hospitals for treatment. An update on the conditions of those injured has not yet been released by officials.

Accident Investigation

Preventing Drunk Driving Accidents in Modesto

Preventing Drunk Driving Accidents in Modesto

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto car accident lawyer. Driving after consuming alcohol is deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, impaired driving is attributable to one-third of all traffic accidents in the nation. It is essential for everyone to prevent drunk driving from the start and understanding the ways of driving defensively on the road to protect themselves and their loved ones from harm’s way.

4 Tips on How to Prevent Drunk Driving

Fatality Reported in Stanislaus County Head-On Collision

Fatality Reported in Stanislaus County Head-On Collision

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto car accident lawyer. A head-on collision on August 14 claimed the life of a Newman man and caused major injuries to a 69-year-old woman. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a man was driving his 2008 Ford Expedition with his female passenger northbound along Highway 33 in the vicinity of Sanches Road at approximately 3:30 p.m. For unknown reasons, the Ford veered into the oncoming traffic lane in the direct path of a Peterbilt truck. The 62-year-old trucker was unable to stop in time which resulted in a severe head-on collision. Emergency responders transported the female occupant of the Ford to the Doctors Medical Center in Modesto for treatment of serious injuries. Unfortunately, medical personnel were unable to revive the Ford driver as he succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Officials have identified the victim as 71-year-old Richard Jimenez of Newman.

We would like to extend our sympathy to the friends and family of Mr. Jimenez in their time of great sorrow and loss.

Critical Injuries Reported in Modesto Car Accident

Critical Injuries Reported in Modesto Car Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto car accident lawyer. Two parties suffered critical injuries after being pinned inside their vehicle due to a car accident near northeast Modesto on July 21, 2018. Personnel from the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District and Modesto Police Department responded to a report of a traffic accident along Claus Road in the vicinity of Santa Fe Avenue shortly after 6:15 p.m. Upon arrival, emergency personnel worked to extricate the driver and passenger of a Lincoln Town Car sedan. The two parties were later transported by ambulance to an area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. An update on their condition has not yet been released by officials.

Accident Investigation

Oakdale Man Killed in Keyes Single Vehicle Accident

Oakdale Man Killed in Keyes Single Vehicle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto car accident attorney. A man passed away in a single vehicle accident west of Keyes on July 4, 2018. The man was driving a 1998 Pontiac northbound along Central Avenue in the vicinity of East Taylor Road at approximately 11:34 p.m. For unknown reasons, his vehicle veered off the roadway and collided with a utility pole. The impact of the collision caused the vehicle to continue for a short time before it overturned in a cornfield. The driver was reportedly ejected from the vehicle in the accident and, unfortunately, suffered fatal injuries at the scene. The victim has been identified by officials as 26-year-old Charles Gilstrap of Oakdale.

I would like to offer my heartfelt thoughts and prayers to those affected by the loss of their loved one.

Upcoming Community Events in Modesto

Upcoming Community Events in Modesto

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto car accident lawyer. Whether you’re a local or just visiting for a weekend, the community events in Modesto are too fun to pass up. There’s activities for the athletically-inclined, the foodies, the artistic souls and everyone in between. So what are you waiting for? Continue reading to find a public event that you can enjoy with friends, family or that special someone in your life.

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Drunk Driving Accident Injures Four Near Modesto

Drunk Driving Accident Injures Four Near Modesto

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto auto accident lawyer. Drunk driving is suspected as a factor in a car accident that occurred in Modesto on June 2, 2018. At approximately 2:55 in the morning, emergency personnel responded to a call of a traffic collision along Oakdale Road at La Force Drive near Naraghi Lake. Upon arrival, crews discovered a pickup truck and a hatchback involved in the crash. Four parties, including the two motorists and their passengers, were taken to area hospitals for treatment. An update on their conditions has not yet been released by officials.

Accident Investigation

Hit and Run Accident Fatally Injures Oakdale Man

Hit and Run Accident Fatally Injures Oakdale Man

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto personal injury and car accident lawyer. A man from Oakdale passed away in a hit-and-run accident near Waterford during the early morning hours of June 2, 2018. The Oakdale man was driving his 1953 Chevrolet pickup truck eastbound along Yosemite Boulevard in the vicinity of Geer Road when his vehicle was rear-ended by a Mercedes-Benz sedan at approximately 1:45 a.m. The impact reportedly propelled the Chevrolet off the roadway while the occupants of the Mercedes-Benz allegedly fled the scene of the collision on foot. Unfortunately, the driver of the Chevrolet succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The victim has been identified by the Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office as 45-year-old Marinus Lubbers of Oakdale.

I would like to extend my thoughts and prayers to those grieving the loss of their loved one during this devastating time.

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