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Pittsburg Man Involved in Hit and Run Accident

A Pittsburg man fled the scene of a hit-and-run accident in Antioch on Monday, December 31, 2018. A police officer noticed the suspect, 23-year old Donald Jackson at the site of the crash, and attempted to stop him. Jackson, who allegedly refused to stop the vehicle, crashed the car into two additional vehicles nearby. A police dog was called over to help subdue him. Jackson was later taken to a medical center for injuries related to the accidents and from the K-9.

Senior Health and Driving Safety

Getting older does not necessarily mean that you should give up driving entirely; however, regularly assessing your ability to drive is a crucial part of maintaining your health as a senior. Eventually, the majority of people will reach an age where your reflexes slow down, and your vision deteriorates, and this creates an unsafe driving condition for you and everyone else on the road.

Pittsburg Ca Car Accident

Pittsburg Car Accident Kills Two People – On Saturday, September 15, 2018, 58-year old Kimberly Seng and 63-year old Rasmey Seng were killed after two vehicles collided in Pittsburg. The incident occurred shortly after 10:00 p.m. that evening on Railroad Avenue near Alturas Avenue, according to police. The southbound lanes of Railroad Avenue were closed for several hours due to a collision investigation. The accident appears to have been caused by one vehicle that side-swiped another car while attempting to pass it. It is currently unknown if drugs or alcohol contributed to this accident.

I would like to take this time to extend my condolences to the family and friends that are impacted by this tragedy.

pittsburg ca seafood festival 2016

34th Annual Pittsburg CA Seafood and Music Festival – Fresh crawfish boil, BBQ lobster tails, and deep-fried alligator bites are just some of the many tasty dishes that will be at the 34th annual Pittsburg Seafood and Music Festival. This local event will be happening from Sept. 8 – 9 and is anticipated to bring roughly 30,000 visitors over to the city’s downtown marina. Not only will this festival include over 25 food vendors, but there will also be an eclectic set of musicians and singers for those that want to kick back and relax after their meals.

What to Expect This Year

New Study Reveals Distracted Driving Beliefs 

New Study Reveals Distracted Driving Beliefs

New Study Reveals Distracted Driving Beliefs. A recent study published in Risk Analysis: An International Journal revealed that roughly 68 percent of people don’t view texting and driving as dangerous. The Society for Risk Analysis reported that you are six times more likely to get into an auto accident if you text and drive. Despite the evidence that texting while driving is risky, many people still need to be convinced of how dangerous it really is. Most people list separation anxiety and their “fear of missing out” as the main reasons they can’t put down their phone in the car.

Five Car Accident at Highway 4 Near Pittsburg

Five Car Accident at Highway 4 Near Pittsburg

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. Five vehicles were involved in a car accident along the westbound side of Highway 4 near Pittsburg on July 18, 2018. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), two parties were hospitalized for their injuries. The accident took place around 12:30 p.m. about halfway between the Bailey Road and Railroad Avenue exits. The five cars involved in the crash included a Lexus, Kia, Jeep, Nissan, and Infiniti. Preliminary reports suggested that the Nissan was the first car involved the chain reaction accident, which struck another vehicle before crashing into the other three involved. CHP investigators believe that speeding might have been a contributing factor to the collision.

Determining Case Worth in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Determining Case Worth in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. The process of filing a personal injury lawsuit can leave you wondering what the outcome will look like, and questioning how much compensation you are entitled to is completely normal. While this may be a common question, unfortunately there is no straightforward answer due to the unique nature of every case. However, there are certain ways to predict a potential case resolution or settlement. The answer typically depends on what we refer to as “damages.”

Accident on Highway 4 Pittsburg Ca

Two Injured and One Dead in Pittsburg Rollover Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. A solo car accident took the life of one person and left two people injured on Sunday, June 17, 2018. According to witness reports recorded by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), an unidentified person was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee with two passengers along Highway 4 in the No. 2 eastbound lane at approximately 80 – 90 mph. Then, they quickly veered across all right side lanes. The Jeep entered the right shoulder and subsequently collided against the concrete curb, causing the vehicle to flip over on its roof. Emergency responders assisted in the transportation of two injured patients to a hospital for immediate medical treatment. They also declared that one Antioch man had passed away, who was later identified to be 25-year old Maurelle Cater.

Series of Hit and Run Accidents in Pittsburg

Series of Hit and Run Accidents in Pittsburg

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. An unidentified woman and child were transferred to a nearby hospital following a series of hit-and-run collisions recently. At approximately 4:00 p.m. that afternoon, a female was driving northbound along Harbor Street at the intersection for California Avenue when she crashed into another car. The woman kept driving and then continued to crash into at least two more vehicles. Both the woman and child escaped serious injuries and are expected to survive. According to Pittsburg police officer Steve Albanese, both were hospitalized primarily for precautionary reasons.

Motorcycle Accident Fatality Rates Decreased in 2017

Motorcycle Accident Fatality Rates Decreased in 2017

I’m Ed Smith, a Pittsburg Personal Injury Lawyer. The overwhelming risks of driving a motorcycle instead of a car are easy to understand, but this does not mean there’s no hope for motorcyclists. The Governors Highway Safety Association had some good news to publish in their newest report, revealing a substantial drop in motorcycle accident fatalities from 2016 to 2017. There were 4,990 motorcycle accident fatalities in 2017, compared to 5,286 in the previous year. In case you were wondering what influenced this lowered statistic, there are both internal and external factors in play.