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Woman Killed Following Modesto Pedestrian Accident

Woman Killed Following Modesto Pedestrian Accident

Woman Killed Following Modesto Pedestrian Accident. A woman was left with fatal injuries following a pedestrian accident in Modesto on August 25, 2018. At approximately 8:30 in the evening, a man and woman were standing together in the median of Pelandale Avenue. At the same time, a Ceres resident in a 2016 Honda Civic was traveling westbound along Pelandale Avenue when the man reportedly crossed the street followed by the woman. The Honda driver attempted to veer to the left to avoid striking the man but, unfortunately, crashed into the woman. The impact of the collision propelled the woman over 100 feet before she landed on the asphalt. Emergency personnel responding to the accident transported the woman to an area hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. The Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 38-year-old Cami Joan Pernia of Modesto.

Motorcycle Accident Fatally Injures Oakdale Man

Motorcycle Accident Fatally Injures Oakdale Man

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto wrongful death lawyer. On August 20, 2018, a motorcycle accident claimed the life of an Oakdale man and caused minor injuries to two other parties. At approximately 6:30 in the evening, a man was riding his motorcycle northwest along Rodden Road in the vicinity of Gray Fox Court in Oakdale when he approached a sharp curve in the roadway. The motorcyclist reportedly lost control of his bike and slid into the eastbound lane of the road in the direct path of a 2006 Toyota. The driver of the Toyota was unable to react in time to avoid a collision with the biker, resulting in a serious motorcycle accident. Emergency personnel responding to the scene extricated the biker from underneath the Toyota and transported him to an area hospital for treatment. The two occupants of the Toyota reported minor injuries; however, it is unknown whether they were hospitalized following the accident. Unfortunately, the rider succumbed to his injuries during hospital care. Officials have identified the victim as 22-year-old Troy Holder of Oakdale.

Modesto Man Killed in Bicycle Accident

Modesto Man Killed in Bicycle Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto wrongful death lawyer. A bicyclist succumbed to his injuries in a local hospital after being struck by a vehicle on August 17, 2018. At approximately 1:30 in the morning, a man was riding his bicycle southbound along Crows Landing Road just south of Modesto. The bicyclist reportedly rode into the path of an oncoming Jeep, whose motorist was unable to stop in time to avoid a collision. Medical personnel responding to the scene transported the injured cyclist to an area hospital for treatment where he passed away a few hours later. Officials have identified the victim of the bicycle accident as 26-year-old Justin Lewis Conley of Modesto.

Head-On Collision Fatally Injures Two Oakdale Residents

Head-On Collision Fatally Injures Two Oakdale Residents

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto wrongful death lawyer. A head-on collision near Riverbank left two parties with fatal injuries and four others with minor injuries on August 7, 2018. Shortly before 7:20 in the evening, a 2000 Toyota was traveling westbound along Patterson Road in the vicinity of Langford Road at an approximate speed of 40 to 45 mph. At the same time, a woman and her three children were traveling eastbound along Patterson Road at about the same speed in a 2014 Dodge. For unknown reasons, the Toyota driver abruptly veered into the oncoming traffic lane and in the direct path of the Dodge. The motorist of the Dodge was unable to react in time which resulted in both vehicles striking one another head-on. The impact of the collision propelled the Toyota into a ditch, causing it to overturn onto the driver’s side and become submerged. Emergency personnel were called to the scene to extricate the two occupants of the Toyota and render aid. Unfortunately, it was too late as both parties of the Toyota were pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials have identified the Toyota driver as a 16-year-old girl and the passenger as 44-year-old Hector Evangelista of Oakdale.

Bicycle Accident Fatally Injures Waterford Boy

Bicycle Accident Fatally Injures Waterford Boy

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto wrongful death lawyer. A young boy passed away after reportedly riding his bicycle into an intersection and being hit by a motor vehicle in Stanislaus County on July 24, 2018. The boy, identified as a 9-year-old resident of Waterford, was riding southbound along Tim Bell Road in the vicinity of Yosemite Boulevard and Highway 132 when he was unable to stop his bike from entering the intersection. An oncoming pickup truck was unable to avoid the young bicyclist in its path, which resulted in a severe bicycle accident. Medical personnel were called to the scene to transport the boy to the Memorial Medical Center in Modesto for emergency treatment. Unfortunately, the boy succumbed to his injuries during hospitalization.

Understanding Wrongful Death Claims in Modesto

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto wrongful death lawyer. Wrongful death is a matter that most individuals do not know much about until they undergo the loss of a loved one due to the negligent actions by another party or entity. When faced with the expenses associated with the loss of a family member, it is important to understand what a wrongful death claim is and how it can help move a family forward after such a traumatic loss.

Modesto Man Killed in Keyes Canal Accident

Modesto Man Killed in Keyes Canal Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto wrongful death lawyer. A local man was left with fatal injuries after his vehicle crashed through a concrete barrier and landed in a canal west of Keyes on July 2, 2018. At approximately 4:50 in the afternoon, a man was traveling northbound in a 1995 Honda Civic along South Carpenter Road in the vicinity of East Monte Vista Avenue at an unknown rate of speed. The man reportedly allowed his vehicle to drift onto the east shoulder of the roadway, causing his vehicle to crash through the concrete canal bridge barrier and end up partially submerged in the water. Medical personnel provided extrication to remove the man out of his vehicle and transported him to an area hospital where he was, unfortunately, pronounced deceased a short time later. Officials have identified the victim as 21-year-old Alverto Rodriguez of Modesto.

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Tuolumne Crash Fatally Injures Modesto Woman

I’m Ed Smith, a Modesto wrongful death lawyer. An elderly woman was driving her vehicle near Tuolumne on the afternoon of Saturday, December 2, 2017. The woman was allegedly involved in a single vehicle crash. Unfortunately, the collision caused her to suffer fatal injuries.

Car Accident Fatally Injures Modesto Man

Car Accident Fatally Injures Modesto Man

I’m Ed Smith, a wrongful death attorney in Modesto. A man from Modesto was behind the wheel of his vintage vehicle northeast of Modesto on the afternoon of Saturday, October 7, 2017. The man was involved in a car accident with one other vehicle. Unfortunately, the collision caused the man to suffer fatal injuries.