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Accident on Date Avenue Results in Major Injury to Motorcycle Rider

A major injury was reported in Sacramento on April 18 when a motor vehicle collided with a motorcycle. The collision happened shortly after 1:00 in the afternoon along Date Avenue, north of Chippendale Drive. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the Sacramento Police Department arrived at the scene along with first responders with the Sacramento Fire Department. 

Interstate 5 Accident Involves Multiple Vehicles 

A traffic collision injury occurred on April 8 in an accident between a motorcycle rider and other vehicles on a Sacramento highway. The crash happened shortly before noon along southbound I-5 and the Q Street off-ramp, blocking the slow lane. The incident report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that a sedan, truck, and possibly two other vehicles were involved in addition to the motorcycle. 

SR 99 Accident With Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Motorcyclist

A hit-and-run that resulted in an injury occurred in Sacramento on April 9 after a motor vehicle and motorcycle collided on a local freeway. The collision occurred around 11:30 a.m. along northbound State Route 99 just south of the eastbound 47th Avenue entrance ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP)

Motorcyclist Suffers Major Injury in South Watt Avenue Crash

A major injury accident occurred in Sacramento on April 6 when a motorcyclist crashed his bike. The collision occurred near Rosemont, along South Watt Avenue just north of Folsom Boulevard, around 8:42 in the evening. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) received a call that a rider was down in the slow lane along South Watt, and emergency responders with the Sacramento Fire Department were sent out to check for injuries.

What is Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress?

In California — as in many other states — a plaintiff who has suffered emotional distress due to a defendant’s negligence may be able to recover by way of a negligent infliction of emotional distress (or NIED) claim or lawsuit. This claim is pretty much what its name suggests — emotional distress has been inflicted upon one person due to another person’s negligence. The basic reasoning behind this type of claim is that people generally have an obligation to exercise reasonable care not to inflict emotional distress upon other people.

Who May Be at Fault in a Pedestrian Vs. Auto Accident?

There are two common assumptions about pedestrians who are struck and injured on roadways in California. The first is that, “The pedestrian always has the right-of-way,” and the second is that, “The person who has the right-of-way cannot be at fault for an accident.” Neither of these assumptions is always true.

Pedestrian Struck and Injured at Intersection of Massie Court and Stockton Boulevard

A hit-and-run accident with a pedestrian caused injuries to the walker in Sacramento on March 30. The collision was reported around 12:41 in the afternoon at Massie Court and Stockton Boulevard in the Florin area. According to the police report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), fire department first responders, when they arrived at the scene, saw a gold-colored Toyota Camry flee the accident. It has not been shown whether this is the vehicle that struck the pedestrian. 

Ditch the Driving Distractions

April 1st kicks off Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a campaign headed by the National Safety Council (NSC), one of the country’s top nonprofit safety advocacy groups.  The Council has been in existence for more than 100 years. It seeks to eliminate the top causes of preventable deaths. One of its focuses is roadway safety.

Freeport Boulevard Site of Head-on Collision

A head-on crash in Sacramento sent two people to the hospital on March 24. The collision occurred on Freeport Boulevard between the West Side Highway and Cosumnes River Boulevard during daylight hours. One of the vehicles caught on fire, while another person was trapped inside their car, according to the report by the Sacramento Police Department. 

Pedestrian Accident on Hillsdale Boulevard Causes Injuries

A hit-and-run accident that resulted in injuries occurred on March 23 in Sacramento when a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle. The accident happened along Hillsdale Boulevard near Walerga Road in the Foothill Farms area at around 11:42 in the morning, as reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The pedestrian who was struck phoned police to report the accident, which they said occurred when the vehicle backed into them. 

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