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Accident on Browns Valley Road Claims Life of Driver

A fatal one-vehicle crash was reported in Yuba County near Browns Valley east of Vacaville on July 12. The accident occurred along Highway 20 (Browns Valley Road) near its intersection with Marysville Road at about 4:30 p.m. The accident report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said the collision happened when a Gilroy man, 27, in a Toyota Tacoma pickup went off the highway and struck several trees. 

Motorcyclist Struck by Pickup After Crossing Over Into Oncoming Traffic

A motorcycle accident fatality occurred in Dixon recently in Solano County when a rider failed to make a curve. The collision was reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) as occurring along West A Street. According to the report, the deceased rider, age 29, was on his Harley-Davidson and going about 55 mph when he failed to negotiate a curve, crossed the double yellow lines, and was struck by a Ford F-550 going eastbound. 

Accident on I-80 Occurs When Minivan Driver Miscalculates Lane Change

A fatal accident occurred in Vacaville on January 10 when a minivan collided with a big rig. The collision occurred shortly after 5:00 a.m. along westbound I-80 near Alamo Drive. The report issued by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said that the minivan was changing lanes when it collided with the big rig, which caused the van to exit the roadway, where it experienced several rollovers. 

Vacaville Man Killed in Car Crash

On the afternoon of Saturday, June 19, 2021, a 51-year-old man was killed in a car crash near the intersection of Foxboro Parkway and Peabody Road in Vacaville, California. The Solano County Coroner’s Office later identified the victim as Gary Copeland, a Vacaville resident. 

Pedestrian Killed During Vacaville Hit-and-Run

On Friday, January 15, 2021, one person lost his life after he was struck by a vehicle in a Vacaville hit-and-run car accident. Solano Area California Highway Patrol (CHP) has stated that the accident happened in the morning in a rural area and that officers are still searching for the missing vehicle and driver. The decedent was identified by the Solano County Sheriff’s Department as a 32-year-old man but are withholding his name until his family is notified. No other individuals were injured during the incident.

Fatal Vacaville Area Auto Accident

On Monday, January 11, 2021, one person was fatally injured during a Vacaville area auto accident. The collision was first reported by officers of California Highway Patrol (CHP), who indicated that the incident involved only one passenger vehicle and took place in the morning in a rural area just outside of the city. The Solano County Sheriff’s Office is reportedly withholding the decedent’s identity pending official family notification.

Wrongful Death Claim: Benefits Beyond Money

If the unthinkable occurs and a beloved member of your family has lost his or her life due to the fault of another party, you may feel conflicted about whether you should take legal action. Some people may feel that initiating a lawsuit following the death of a loved one seems like exploitation of the tragic loss. There are many ways in which a wrongful death claim can help the surviving family beyond any money that may be collected.  Below we will look at some other good reasons to consider filing a wrongful death claim.

Advanced Funeral Planning

Nobody likes to think about their own death. That may be why most of the time, loved ones are left to iron out funeral details.  Preparing in advance for your ultimate demise can make things a lot easier on the family you leave behind.  The knowledge that you have prepared in advance can also offer you some peace of mind.  It is estimated by the National Funeral Directors Association that only around 25% of Americans have discussed their funeral wishes with a loved one.  The following are tips for starting to think about your own funeral. They are also helpful if you find yourself in the position of making final arrangements for a deceased loved one.

Teenager Dies During Vacaville Truck Accident

On Friday, September 11, 2020, one person tragically suffered deadly injuries during a Vacaville truck accident. The Solano County Sheriff’s Department has not yet released the decedent’s name, but have identified him as a 19-year-old resident of Vacaville. California Highway Patrol (CHP) indicated that this was a single-vehicle collision and that the incident remains under investigation.

Labor Day Car Crash in Vacaville Causes Fatal Trauma

On Monday, September 7, 2020, a car crash in Vacaville tragically left one person with fatal injuries. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports that the incident involved multiple vehicles and took place during the very early morning and indicated that two additional individuals suffered injuries during the accident. The Solano County Sheriff’s Department is currently withholding the decedent’s identity pending family notification and the crash remains under CHP investigation.

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