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Stockton Truck Accident Fatality

A Stockton truck accident fatality occurred during the early morning hours of January 8 along northbound Highway 99 near Arch Road. A disabled Peterbilt silage truck was parked along the right shoulder of the highway, partially blocking the right lane. An oncoming 2013 Peterbilt big rig was approaching from behind and was being followed by a 2017 International tractor-trailer. The Peterbilt driver reduced his speed and moved to the left to avoid a collision with the disabled truck in the roadway. However, the International driver was unable to stop in time and hit the right rear of the Peterbilt’s trailer and struck the disabled truck. Sadly, the International driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel. Officials have identified the victim as 36-year-old Pedro Avila of Modesto.

Stockton Accident Injures Bicyclist

A bicycle accident in Stockton left one party injured on December 30, 2018. The incident occurred in the evening along Waterloo Road in the vicinity of Highway 99. A preliminary report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) suggested that a bicyclist was allegedly riding the wrong direction along Waterloo Road and was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The condition of the cyclist has not yet been reported.

January 2019 Stockton Community Event Calendar

2019 is officially here! The past year flew by in what feels like the blink of an eye. Looking back at the end of a year can be incredibly insightful, it can bring you clarity on what you did (and did not) achieve. Some years are filled with more accomplishments than others, but every year should have you better prepared for the next. So when you’re looking back at 2018, what do you wish you had done more? It is not uncommon to wish you had spent more time doing things for fun. Below I have a short list of activities that will kick off your new year with fun, pleasurable activities!

Stockton Hit-and-Run Accident Kills Pedestrian

A hit-and-run accident on December 20 claimed the life of a pedestrian in Stockton. The incident occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m. along North California Street and West Walnut Street. A blue Chevrolet Suburban SUV was traveling southbound along California Street when the driver struck an 18-year-old woman crossing the road. The Chevrolet driver reportedly continued driving after the accident, leaving the woman behind to suffer from her injuries. Medical personnel responding to the scene transported her to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries. Identifying information has been withheld by officials due to pending family notification. I would like to extend my thoughts and prayers to those who have lost a loved one because of this devastating accident.

Stockton Collision Fatally Injures Elderly Woman

A fatal pedestrian accident happened along Pacific Avenue between Ben Holt Drive and Douglas Road in Stockton on December 19, 2018. Officers from the Stockton Police Department said the incident occurred shortly after 5:00 in the evening and involved a woman in her sixties. The driver of the involved vehicle stayed at the scene and contacted emergency personnel for assistance. Upon arrival, medical responders found the elderly woman lying in the roadway and pronounced her deceased at the scene. Officials have identified the decedent as 64-year-old Saeeda Begum of Stockton.

The Consequences of Repeated Concussions in Accidents

Traumatic injuries occupy a significant portion of the media spotlight because of the impact that they can have on someone’s life. There are many different accidents that can lead to injuries and some of these are more serious than others. Recently, concussions have received a lot of attention. This is because scientists and researchers are learning more about head and brain injuries every day. Some of the statistics on head injuries that have been published by The Head Case Company include:

Fractures of the Orbital Floor

Cars are a part of daily life for many people. On the other hand, cars can also be very dangerous. Even though most people do not assume that they are going to be involved in a car accident when they back out of their driveway, these accidents can happen when people least expect them. Based on some of the statistics by Driver Knowledge:

December 2018 Stockton Community Event Calendar

The holiday season reminds many of us about the things we may take for granted: our loved ones. It is easy to feel like there is no time in your busy schedule to do anything aside from maintaining your work and home life. However, part of the magic of the holidays is that it often brings everyone together to savor the love we share for one another.

Stockton Drunk Driving Accident Fatality

A recent Stockton drunk driving accident fatality occurred along Country Club Boulevard and Fontana Avenue. Officials were contacted to the scene of a pedestrian accident where they found an elderly man lying in the road. Sadly, he succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Authorities have identified the victim as 82-year-old Muhammad Ashraf Butt of Stockton.

What to Do After a Stockton Hit and Run Accident

What to Do After a Stockton Hit and Run Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton personal injury lawyer. Drivers must thoroughly document information regarding a hit and run accident just like any other type of car accident. Having sufficient facts and evidence regarding a crash is essential when bringing a claim with your insurance provider and notifying local law enforcement. Understanding what to do after a hit and run accident is crucial in effectively addressing and handling the situation to secure your well-being.