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Riverbank Bicycle Accident Fatality

A Riverbank bicycle accident fatality occurred on the morning of April 4th along Claus Road in the vicinity of California Street. A man was riding his bicycle in the area shortly before 11:30 a.m. A driver of an unidentified vehicle was heading north along Claus Road when his car drifted off the roadway and collided with the cyclist. Sadly, the man riding the bicycle succumbed to his injuries at the scene. He has been identified by officials as 70-year-old Jack Douglas Higgs of Modesto. Our thoughts and prayers are with those mourning the loss of their loved one during this difficult time.

Modesto Man Injured in DUI Accident

A Modesto man was injured in a DUI accident during the early morning hours of March 31, 2019. The incident occurred shortly before 2:00 a.m. at the intersection of Orangeburg Avenue and Oakdale Road. A Newark man was driving a white 1995 Lexus west along Orangeburg Avenue, approaching the intersection. The Lexus driver reportedly ran a red light at the intersection and collided with a 2015 Infiniti QX60. The impact of the collision caused the Infiniti to overturn and pinned the driver inside. The Infiniti driver, identified as a 50-year-old Modesto man, was extricated by emergency personnel and transported to the hospital for treatment. An update regarding his condition has not yet been released by officials.

April 2019 Modesto Community Event Calendar

Did you know that the name behind the city of Modesto comes from a Spanish term that translates into the English word “modest?” The irony behind the term’s meaning is that the city of Modesto actually has a lot to brag about! The bright community is proud to embrace its residents, educational opportunities, multicultural lifestyles, and local traditions. To learn more about the exciting and diverse events that take place through the weekdays and weekends, take a look below at a list of events taking place in Modesto this month.

Eight Injured in Modesto DUI Crash

Eight people were injured in a DUI crash near Modesto on the afternoon of March 31, 2019. The incident occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. at Vivian Road and West Grayson Road. A driver of a 2008 Saturn Outlook was traveling westbound along West Grayson Road, approaching the intersection. A motorist of a 1994 Mazda B4000 was heading north along Vivian Road and reportedly failed to stop at the stop sign, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The driver’s side of the Saturn SUV was struck by the front of the Mazda pickup truck. The impact of the collision propelled the Saturn off the roadway and into metal fencing while the Mazda overturned and came to a rest along the road. Two parties, the Saturn driver and passenger of the Mazda, were both seriously injured in the crash while the other six suffered minor injuries. All eight parties were transported to hospitals by two helicopters and four ambulances. Officials have not yet released an update regarding the conditions of those injured.

March 2019 Modesto Community Event Calendar

Winter is coming to a close, and spring is blooming right before our eyes in Modesto, California. Spring can signify a time for spiritual rebirth to many – it is the time of the year when the bare tree limbs begin to grow clusters of leaves when flowers open up and blossom for those around to see, and our whole environment begins to feel like it’s starting over. Who says that humans can’t do the same? This month, surprise yourself by doing something new. Disconnect from your job and home life and reconnect with yourself! Find an event taking place in Modesto and mark the date on your calendar.

Stanislaus County Pedestrian Fatality

A Stanislaus County pedestrian fatality occurred on the night of February 6 at Joe’s Travel Plaza along Howard Road in Westley. A man in the parking lot was struck by a big rig that was backing up shortly before 8:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Sadly, the man succumbed to his injuries at the scene. His identity has been withheld by authorities due to pending notification of family members. Our sincere condolences are extended to those mourning the loss of their loved one during this difficult time.

February 2019 Modesto Community Event Calendar

Modesto is in the center of Stanislaus County, and the city is continually enhanced by its historical background, economic advancement, and cultural diversity. If you are within Stanislaus County and are looking for an exciting city to spend your time in, Modesto is the biggest city in the county and therefore holds many ongoing events. Whether you are a fan of theater, gourmet four course meals, or improv shows, I have a local event this month that you are guaranteed to enjoy.

Stanislaus County Crash Injures Three

A car accident in Stanislaus County left three parties injured on the morning of January 27, 2019. The collision occurred along River Road and Azevedo Road, just northeast of Newman. One driver was reportedly pulling out of a driveway onto River Road. While doing so, the driver was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The impact of the collision caused major damage to both cars involved in the crash. Medical personnel were called to the scene to transport three parties to the hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. Officials have not yet released an update regarding the conditions of those injured in the car wreck.

Accident Fatally Injures Modesto Church Leader

An auto accident northeast of Ripon claimed the life of a Modesto church leader on January 22, 2019. The incident occurred at the intersection of Mello Road and Murphy Road. A driver of an Acura SUV was traveling west on Mello Road and approached a stop sign at the intersection. The Acura driver entered the intersection and was struck by an oncoming Chevrolet Silverado, according to the California Highway Patrol. The impact of the collision caused damage to the front-end of the Chevrolet and driver’s side of the Acura. Sadly, the Acura driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by medical personnel. Officials have identified the decedent as 57-year-old Tony Marshall of Modesto.

Modesto Serious Motorcycle Crash

A Modesto serious motorcycle crash occurred on the afternoon of January 8 along Briggsmore Avenue in the vicinity of Lakewood Avenue. A 32-year-old Modesto man was riding his Yamaha motorcycle west along Briggsmore Avenue when he reportedly lost control of his bike and crashed at approximately 1:00 in the afternoon. The man was separated from the Yamaha in the accident. The impact of the collision also caused the gas tank of the motorcycle to rupture and catch fire. Crews from the Modesto Fire Department were called to the scene to extinguish the flames from the burning bike. Medical personnel transported the injured rider to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries, including extensive road rash. Officials have not yet released an update regarding his condition.