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Stockton Car Accident Fatality

Stockton Car Accident Fatality

Stockton Car Accident Fatality — A head-on collision in Stockton claimed the life of a man on November 15, 2018. The accident occurred shortly before 11:30 in the evening along Eight Mile Road in the vicinity of Stony Gorge Drive. A preliminary report by the Stockton Police Department suggested that one of the vehicles involved had overturned several times. Sadly, the driver of the overturned vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency responders. His identity has not yet been released due to pending notification of family members.

I would like to extend my condolences to the loved ones of the victim during this difficult time.

Older Drivers Safety

Older Drivers Safety

Older Drivers Safety – As people age, their body changes with them. During the elderly years, this could mean a loss in visual acuity, a decrease in reflexes, and issues with memory. This all plays a role in someone’s ability to operate a motor vehicle safely and may impact the chances of an auto accident occurring. Whether it is bumper scratches or a serious multi-car accident, every car accident carries with it the opportunity of sustaining multiple injuries. According to some statistics published by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • In 2016, between 35,000 and 40,000 people were killed in car accidents.

Autumn Driving Safety Tips

Autumn Driving Safety Tips

Autumn Driving Safety Tips – Autumn is the season with a beautiful spectrum of colorful foliage. It is also a time for carving pumpkins, getting lost in corn mazes, and building bonfires. However, this time of the year can create unique dangers on the road due to increased traffic flow and weather conditions transitioning in the fall. Being prepared and adjusting your driving habits is essential for driving safely in the months to come.

Inclement Weather

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.

Vehicle-Fires-Commonly-Due-to-Defects

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

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