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Seat Belt and Air Bag Injuries Can Be Avoided

Seat Belt and Air Bag Injuries Can Be Avoided

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento car accident lawyer. Safety features in cars are designed to help keep you safe in a collision. However, sometimes the safety feature itself can cause injuries, including seat belts and airbags. According to the National Safety Council, collisions caused 40,000 deaths in 2017 and a much higher number of injuries. The following information can tell you how to properly wear a seat belt to lower your risk of injuries and the types of trauma caused by restraints and airbags.

How to Wear a Seat Belt

Top Four Types of Car Accidents

Top Four Types of Car Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento car accident lawyer. Car accidents are a primary cause of both injury and death in the United States. In areas with high traffic such as California 3,680 people died in 2016. This is a 13-percent increase from 2015’s fatality rate. One explanation for the high number of deaths is that with a better economy and lower gas prices, more people are taking to the road. Drug use and distracted driving are significant reasons why so many accidents happen. Let’s look at the incidence of crashes in Sacramento and the four types of car accidents that are most common.

Incidence of Accidents and Their Cost

Multiple Vehicle Accident Causes Major Injury on Hwy 99 in Sacramento

Multiple Vehicle Accident Causes Major Injury on Hwy 99 in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento car accident lawyer. A collision during rush hour involving multiple vehicles along State Route 99 ended up causing a major injury in South Sacramento on June 13. According to the report, four vehicles were involved in the crash, which backed up traffic while tow trucks and emergency responders arrived from the Sacramento Fire Department. It is unknown at this time what hospital the injured person was taken to for treatment.

Collision Details

Double Accident in Same Location Under Investigation in Sacramento

Double Accident in Same Location Under Investigation in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento car accident lawyer. Sunday, June 10, was a stressful day in North Sacramento along westbound Interstate 80 when two collisions occurred at the same time in almost the identical location. One of the accidents that occurred involved four or five vehicles. The other involved two. At least four of the vehicles involved in the two collisions were unable to be moved following the accidents. This caused traffic problems since it took over an hour to have the vehicles towed and clear the roadway. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), injuries were reported in the collisions.

What Happened

wrong way driver hits Honda sedan in Sacramento

Wrong-Way Driver Hits Honda Sedan in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento car accident lawyer. On June 4, a wrong-way driver, traveling along Hillsdale Boulevard northbound near Blue Oak Park, collided with another vehicle, causing an injury in North Sacramento. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has not released information on the identities of the drivers and whether or not drugs or alcohol was a factor in the collision. 

What Happened

Boat Slipped off Trailer, Hit Mazda on S. Watt Ave. in Sacramento

Boat Slipped off Trailer, Hit Mazda on S. Watt Ave. in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento car accident lawyer. An accident in South Sacramento during the evening hours of June 5 happened along South Watt Avenue when a boat, being towed on a trailer, came loose and crashed into a vehicle, causing an injury. 

Details of the Accident

Violence Erupts During Road Rage at 10th and X Streets in Sacramento

Violence Erupts During Road Rage at 10th and X Streets in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a car accident lawyer in Sacramento. Recently, road rage, possibly fueled by drugs, erupted on the Capital City Freeway and ended with an arrest at a downtown intersection. The incident was captured on video by a neighborhood resident as rescue vehicles and law enforcement arrived at the scene. I would like to take this opportunity to offer my thanks that members of the Sacramento Police Department were able to stop the event before anyone was hurt.

Details of the Incident

Sacramento Midtown Intersection Accident at 15th and L Streets

Sacramento Midtown Intersection Accident at 15th and L Streets

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento auto accident attorney. An accident in midtown recently involving several vehicles ended with one of the cars half parked up on a sidewalk near the International World Peace Rose Gardens. Fortunately, no injuries were suffered in the accident. The incident was placed under investigation by local police as to cause and to place fault.

What Happened?

Sacramento Car Accident Debris Hits Pedestrian Along Windmill Way

Sacramento Car Accident Debris Hits Pedestrian Along Windmill Way

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento car accident lawyer. A recent accident along Windmill Way near an apartment complex in North Sacramento caused an injury when one vehicle collided with another, and debris struck a pedestrian. According to a representative of the Sacramento Fire Department, it occurred when one vehicle broadsided the other at the intersection into the residential area.

What Happened

Acura Hit by Cargo Falling From Big Rig on I-5 in Sacramento

Acura Hit by Cargo Falling From Big Rig on I-5 in Sacramento

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento car accident lawyer. An afternoon highway incident along Interstate 5 on June 5 in South Sacramento was caused by cargo falling from a big rig. The debris crashed through another driver’s windshield. The driver of the big rig, probably not realizing that it happened, continued on the highway without stopping. It is unknown at this time whether the vehicle and driver were later identified by authorities. 

What Happened?

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