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Two Injured After Hit and Run Accident in Modesto

Two cyclists were injured after a hit and run accident in Modesto, CA, on the early morning of January 8, 2020. The incident occurred around 1:00 a.m. along the 2800 block of Yosemite Avenue and Lincoln Avenue. A man was riding a bicycle with a bike trailer in the area when he was hit by a 2013 to 2016 Nissan Sentra. According to the Modesto Police Department, the driver of the Nissan reportedly fled the scene after the bicycle accident. The man was transported to the hospital where he was listed in critical but stable condition. A passenger in the man’s bike trailer suffered minor injuries and was also hospitalized. An update regarding their health has not yet been released by officials.

Child Injured in Modesto Pedestrian Collision

On Wednesday, October 17, 2019, a Modesto pedestrian collision left a child with serious injuries. According to officers of the Modesto Police Department (MPD), the accident happened in the early evening and involved a single vehicle. The child was the only individual injured during the accident, and updates on his medical condition have not yet been provided by staff at the UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. The incident remains under investigation.

Modesto October 2019 Events 

Modesto is centrally located to many activities and events that can be enjoyed individually, with family, or with friends. There are educational events that inspire locals to dive deep into the political, agricultural, and social history of Modesto. However, there are also tons of opportunities to have fun as a non-resident; in fact, Modesto has tons of carnivals, concerts, and seminars that attract people from all over California and other regions of the country. No matter where you’re from, if you’ll be in Modesto this month, then you should start figuring out what you’d like to do with your free time in the city. I have made things easy for you by listing some upcoming local activities, as seen below.

Pilot Survives Plane Crash in Modesto

A pilot who crashed in Modesto on Highway 99 on September 27 says his survival after the plane crash was miraculous. The Stanislaus County accident happened at about 7:50 in the evening and, according to a representative of the FAA, the flyer was the only person on board the single-engine Piper Dakota. The pilot, Dirk Kanngiesser, age 59 and a resident of Santa Cruz, said he has been flying a plane for 25 years and took off from Truckee. He was on his way to San Martin when his plane experienced engine failure. Kanngiesser said he knew quick action was necessary because it was going to be a hard landing and the odds were against him. However, luck was with him that night because he walked away from the crash with only minor injuries. The accident is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the FAA to determine what happened.

Hit and Run Accident in Modesto

A hit and run driver in Modesto seriously injured a pedestrian near a local bar on September 14. According to the Modesto Police Department, the accident injured Jonah Johnson, age 27, as he was crossing the street near the Tiki Lounge, located on McHenry Avenue. Johnson was there celebrating Pride with friends. Initially, he was listed as being in critical condition but expected to survive. Johnson was released from the intensive care unit at the hospital on Monday.

Biker Injured in Modesto Motorcycle Accident

A biker was injured in a Modesto motorcycle accident on the morning of September 1, 2019. The crash occurred around 9:00 a.m. on Carpenter Road in the vicinity of Woodland Avenue. A driver of a Chevrolet Silverado was turning left into a Chevron gas station parking lot, and a motorcycle rider was headed northbound on Carpenter Road. For unknown reasons, the Chevrolet was involved in a collision with the biker. The Chevrolet came to a stop partly in the gas station lot while the bike remained upright with its front tire caught with the rear bumper of the Chevrolet. First responders were called to the scene to transport the motorcycle rider to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Updates regarding his condition were not immediately available.

Man Killed in Modesto Hit and Run

A man in his 20s was killed in a Modesto hit and run accident on July 23, 2019. The pedestrian accident occurred shortly after 9:30 p.m. along Vivian Road in the vicinity of Service Road in south Modesto. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) said a man was walking in the area when he was struck by an oncoming driver. The motorist reportedly drove away from the scene, leaving the injured man behind to succumb to his injuries. Officials have identified the decedent as 25-year-old Brian Crooks of Illinois. Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of Mr. Crooks during this difficult time.

Modesto Community Event Calendar July 2019

July is one of the hottest times of the year in Modesto, California. Coincidentally, it is also one of the liveliest times of the year! With it being the middle of summer plus the 4th of July holiday, it is almost too easy to find an excuse to go out and have fun. If you haven’t taken the time on your own to figure out what will be on your calendar this month – worry no more. I have just made things even easier for you. Below is a short but exciting list of activities taking place in Modesto this July.

Woman Seriously Hurt in Bicycle Accident

A female cyclist was critically injured in a Modesto bicycle accident on the night of July 10, 2019. The bike crash occurred around 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of 5th Street and I Street in downtown Modesto. A woman was riding her bicycle in the area when she was struck by a Nissan Sentra. The impact of the collision caused serious injuries to the woman, who was transported to the hospital for treatment. Officials have not yet released additional information regarding her condition.