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Construction Worker Suffers Major Injuries in I-80 Highway Accident

A Vacaville construction worker suffered major injuries in an accident involving a reckless driver on April 25. The accident occurred along Interstate 80 eastbound, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The incident happened after Contra Costa Police Department deputies were chasing a man in a vehicle close to Alamo Drive around 10:23 a.m. 

Accident Involving Seven Vehicles Occurs Near Manuel Campos Parkway

A multiple car crash on April 19 along I-80 westbound involved seven vehicles. According to the Solano station of the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the crash happened near Manuel Campos Parkway between Fairfield and Vacaville. The accident closed down one of the traffic lanes. Minor injuries occurred in the crash. The CHP is determining fault in the accident and how it happened. 

Effects of an Injury Claim With a Pre-Existing Condition

Yes, pre-existing conditions can affect an injury claim in Vacaville as elsewhere. If someone has a pre-existing medical condition and they suffer a new injury, it can complicate their claim. Insurance companies may argue that the person’s pre-existing condition was the cause of their current injury or that the new trauma is not as severe as claimed.

I-80 Accident Claims Life of Female Pedestrian

A pedestrian fatality accident occurred in Vacaville on April 4 after a woman attempted to cross westbound Interstate 80. The accident happened before 5:00 a.m. close to Davis Street. The report issued by the Solano County California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that she was initially struck by one vehicle and then others, which has still to be determined. 

Hawkins Road Intersection in Elmira Site of Semi Accident With Train

An Amtrak train accident involving a semi occurred on August 3 in Elmira, which is near Vacaville. The big rig, which is thought to have been hauling a large load of gravel, was on the tracks when it was struck by Amtrak train 541 around 12:20 p.m. at the Hawkins Road intersection with Lewis Road. The train was following its route from Sacramento to San Jose when it struck the semi. At the time, there were 115 people on board the train, including crew and passengers. The train was delayed by almost two hours due to the collision. No injuries were reported. 

Accident Near Vacaville Premium Outlets Injures Motorcyclist

A traffic accident in Vacaville on July 16 shut down Nut Tree Parkway following a collision involving a motorcyclist who was seriously injured. The accident occurred near Vacaville Premium Outlets at the Nut Tree Road intersection with Nut Tree Parkway in the afternoon, according to an incident report by the Vacaville Police Department

Accident in Winters Occurs When Pickup Crashes Into Putah Creek

An accident near Vacaville on July 3 occurred when a pickup carrying two teenagers returning from a quinceañera celebration the night before exited the roadway and ended up in Putah Creek in Winters. Solano County Sheriff’s Office deputies received the call about the crash just after midnight near Canal Lane close to Lake Solano County Park. 

Fleeing Driver Arrested in Deadly Accident Involving Caltrans Worker

A Caltrans worker was killed on June 3 near Vacaville by a hit-and-run driver, who was later apprehended by authorities. The accident occurred along west I-80 near Lagoon Valley Road around 10:00 a.m, where the Caltrans employee was working, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

$100K Grant to Make Vacaville Roads Safer

The Vacaville Police Department (VPD) was recently awarded a $100,000 grant from the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). The OTS operates under the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The VPD announced that the traffic safety grant monies will be used to roll out a program of services that are designed to deter illegal and dangerous driving behaviors that increase the risk of car accidents in the region.

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