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Placerville Crash Injures Vehicle Passenger

California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that one individual suffered serious injuries during a local car accident that took place on Friday, July 5, 2019. The accident reportedly involved one vehicle and occurred during the afternoon at a rural location on an area highway.

Dangerous Placerville Intersections

Dangerous Placerville Intersections

Dangerous Placerville Intersections – Although most people think of Placerville as a relatively calm city, there have been numerous car accidents in the area. During the past decade alone, Placerville was the location of 439 car accidents that caused injuries, leaving 585 people seriously injured and another eight individuals dead. Furthermore, some areas are more dangerous than others. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, around 40 percent of all crashes in the U.S. occur at intersections. Statistics show that Placerville has several intersections that have higher-than-average accident rates. Those who drive in the area should be aware of where these intersections are.

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Two Injured in Placerville Area Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Placerville personal injury lawyer. A recent Placerville accident left two individuals with injuries. Authorities from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) who were at the crash scene reported that one of the individuals needed to be taken to a hospital in order to receive medical care. Officials stated that the accident occurred on Friday, June 22, 2018, and only involved two vehicles, both driven by residents of Placerville. Reports indicated that the crash occurred in an intersection and involved a failure to yield. Additionally, officers stated that one of the involved individuals needed to be extricated from their vehicle by emergency personnel.

Two Seriously Injured in Placerville Collision

Two Seriously Injured in Placerville Collision

I’m Ed Smith, a Placerville personal injury lawyer. Two men from Pollock Pines in El Dorado County were involved in a rollover accident in a rural area near Placerville on May 16, 2018. The men were both transported to an emergency care center to be treated. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers stated that only a single vehicle was involved and the cause of the accident is still being investigated. The two injured men were identified as 47-year-old David Louie Gurich and 27-year-old Joe Horner.  Hospital officials stated that the two men’s condition had improved from severe to fair.

Placerville Rollover Kills Two, Injures Two

Placerville Rollover Kills Two, Injures Two

I’m Ed Smith, a Placerville personal injury lawyer. A recent Placerville area crash tragically left two people with fatal injuries and caused two more moderate and significant trauma. According to California Highway Patrol (CHP)  reports, the accident only involved a single vehicle. CHP says they do not know what caused the incident and that they are currently investigating possible crash factors. El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office authorities reported the identities of all of the vehicle occupants. The injured individuals were identified as Anita Heitzler, a 71-year-old woman from Shingle Springs, and Candice Essex, a 53-year-old woman from Redding. The two people who lost their lives were reported to be William Wegmann, a 55-year-old San Francisco man, and William Bone, a 62-year-old man also from San Francisco.

Placerville Road Rage Accident Injures Woman

Placerville Road Rage Accident Injures Woman

I’m Ed Smith, a Placerville personal injury lawyer. A 29-year-old woman was left with serious injuries after a collision that occurred near Placerville on Monday, April 30, 2018. Placerville Investigators have reported that they believe the crash was caused by an intentional violent act. California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that a 22-year-old driver who had been involved in the crash was arrested at the accident scene. The man was arrested on multiple charges related to the collision including assault. No updates on the woman’s condition have been reported by medical officials, but her injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

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Placerville Biker Spends Night Down 30-Foot Ravine

I’m Ed Smith, a Placerville Personal Injury Lawyer. A dirt biker wrecked his motorcycle and fell down a 30-foot ravine on a mountain road in El Dorado County near Placerville on the evening of June 18, 2017.