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Fatality Reported in San Joaquin County Car Accident

Fatality Reported in San Joaquin County Car Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton car accident lawyer. Traffic was blocked off along Highway 4 west of Stockton due to a fatal car accident on August 9, 2018. Preliminary reports by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) suggested that the collision occurred shortly after 8:30 in the morning near Victoria Island. The motorist of a 1998 Lexus sedan reportedly pulled out from the shoulder of the roadway and lost control. The Lexus then sideswiped another vehicle, continued to veer out of control, and struck another car. The impact of the collision caused the Lexus to crash into an irrigation canal in the area. Unfortunately, the Lexus driver succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Authorities have not yet released his identity due to pending notification of next-of-kin.

I would like to send my sincere sympathies to the friends and family of the man who passed away in this tragic crash.

July 2018 Events for Stockton

July 2018 Events for Stockton

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton car accident lawyer. The first half of 2018 has already flown by much too quickly, and you may be wondering where the time has gone. Did you spend enough time with your family and friends? Did you spend too many days working overtime at your day job? The best time to start creating cherished memories with your loved ones is today. To make sure you never run out of fun ways to spend your time, I have compiled a list of upcoming events in Stockton during July 2018.

Rising Sun’s Open House

Injuries and Recoverable Damages in a Stockton Car Accident

Injuries and Recoverable Damages in a Stockton Car Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton car accident lawyer. There were more than 490,000 motor vehicle accidents in California in 2016, resulting in 278,585 injuries and 3,802 fatalities. This represents a 28 percent increase over the previous three years. While an improved economy and good weather entice people to get out and about, the risk of a collision is always there. Because 94 percent of all traffic collisions are due to the negligence of a driver or other entity, learning what actions lead to accidents can help.

Types of Car Accident Injuries

Stockton Family Thank Good Samaritans Following Car Accident

Stockton Family Thank Good Samaritans Following Car Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton car accident lawyer. Recently, a local family took to social media to find and thank those who helped them following a severe car accident in Stockton. A 25-year-old woman was driving her SUV with her fiance and infant along Airport Way in the vicinity of Sonora Street when a vehicle full of teenagers they say failed to stop for the sign at the intersection. The collision left the SUV driver with puncture-type wounds to her arm caused by glass shards while her fiance and infant suffered injuries described as minor. Several Good Samaritans in the area stopped to assist the SUV driver out of the vehicle and wrapped her arm to contain further blood loss until emergency personnel arrived. The family later posted on Facebook to find those who helped them and were able to connect with the Good Samaritans to express their sincere gratitude for their selfless actions.

Avoiding Intersection Accidents

Stockton Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation

Stockton Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton personal injury and car accident lawyer. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has recently conducted an enforcement operation due to the increase of pedestrian accidents throughout the city of Stockton. The operation targeted various locations and focused on pedestrians and drivers that failed to yield the right-of-way or other violations. Subsequently, sixty-seven citations and seven warnings were issued, two cars were impounded and numerous citizens were informed of the significance of pedestrian safety.

Pedestrian Accidents

Hit-and-Run Accident Fatality Near Stockton

Hit-and-Run Accident Fatality Near Stockton

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton car accident lawyer. An elderly man was taking a walk in Stockton during the evening hours of Saturday, March 10, 2018. A vehicle allegedly collided with the elderly man causing him to suffer fatal injuries.

I would like to send our sympathy to the friends and family of Mr. Madrid who lost his life in this senseless incident.

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Vehicle Fires Commonly Due to Defects

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton car accident lawyer. Defects in your motor vehicle can place you and your family in danger of an accident. Some can even cause a fire in your vehicle that leads to even worse injuries. Following are several of the latest recalls that are of particular concern.

Vehicle Fires

Best Used Vehicles for Teen Drivers

Best Used Vehicles for Teen Drivers

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton car accident lawyerWhen shopping for a vehicle for a teen driver, there are many important details to look for to ensure your loved one’s safety. If you are unsure which safety features to consider in a vehicle, please read our detailed article below.

Vehicle Safety Features

DUI Crash Injures San Joaquin County Deputy

DUI Crash Injures San Joaquin County Deputy

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton car accident lawyer. A suspected impaired driver was involved in a car accident with a deputy outside Stockton on the night of Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Unfortunately, the collision caused the deputy to suffer traumatic injuries.

We send our thoughts for a speedy and full recovery for the deputy hurt in this accident.

Distracted Driving and Auto Accidents

Distracted Driving and Auto Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton car accident lawyer. Distracted driving accidents is on the rise throughout California, particularly involving mobile phone use while behind the wheel. Such accidents are due to the epidemic of social media and high demand for instant communication. Many motorists tend to ignore the penalties associated with texting and driving until it is too late. The detailed article below discusses in depth the consequences of distracted driving behaviors.

What is Distracted Driving?

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