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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.

Understanding the Effects and Consequences of Drunk Driving

Understanding the Effects and Consequences of Drunk Driving

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton Personal Injury Lawyer. Drunk driving is a significant concern today as it endangers the lives of others on the road. Understanding the effects and consequences of drunk driving accidents is crucial in your duty as a motorist to avoid alcohol consumption and exercise due care while behind the wheel.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Stockton

Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Stockton

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton personal injury lawyer. Truck accidents can be caused by a wide variety of factors. These accidents often prove catastrophic, especially when passenger vehicles are involved, due to the extreme differences in size, weight, and height. Understanding the common causes of these accidents can make the difference in ensuring the safety of everyone on the road.

Big Rig Transporting Walgreens Products Crashes Near Stockton

Big Rig Transporting Walgreens Products Crashes Near Stockton

I’m Ed Smith, a Stockton personal injury lawyer. A big rig crashed off Interstate 5 just north of Stockton during the early morning hours of July 27, 2018. At approximately 3:30 in the morning, the big rig was transporting thousands of pounds of items for Walgreens when it veered off the road, struck a guardrail and knocked down several signs. The large truck later came to a rest along its side in a crop field after traveling down a 50-foot embankment. The impact of the collision caused serious property damage to the big rig. Fortunately, the trucker and his dog reportedly escaped major injuries in the truck accident.