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Child Fatally Injured in Woodland Crash

According to officers of California Highway Patrol (CHP), a six-year-old child was left with fatal injuries after a car accident that took place in Woodland during the night of Tuesday, June 18, 2019. In addition to the fatally injured child, three other children aged six, seven, and ten were hospitalized with major injuries. A 29-year-old woman was also injured during the incident. Police have arrested one driver on charges of DUI and manslaughter in relation to this collision. I would like to express my sympathy to the families who have been affected by this terrible incident.

Woodland Man Killed In Car Accident

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, Yolo County authorities released the identity of a man who tragically lost his life during a local car accident. California Highway Patrol (CHP) initially reported that the man was from Williams. However, the individual was later officially identified as Zachary Ortiz, a 17-year-old resident of Woodland. Additionally, five other people suffered injuries including one serious injury.

Fatal Accidents in Woodland

Recent information from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has shown that fatal collisions have been increasing over recent years. NHTSA stated that, while factors like driving while fatigued or distracted are declining, there are more and more accidents being caused by speeding and driving under the influence. Woodland is no exception and has seen numerous fatal collisions over the past decade. However, residents can decrease their risk of being hurt in a crash by learning how fatal collisions affect their area. The following blog contains useful information about fatal accidents in Woodland.

Fatal Woodland Area Crash Injures Five

California Highway Patrol (CHP) officials reported that a serious car crash happened just outside of Woodland on Friday, January 25, 2019. The accident involved three separate vehicles and took place shortly after sunrise. Five people in total suffered injuries during the auto accident. One of these individuals tragically passed away because of the grave nature of their injuries. Yolo County officials say they will release the identity of the decedent after their family has been notified. CHP is at work investigating this tragic car accident in order to find out what factors were involved. I’d like to express my sympathy to the friends and family members of the fatally injured individual during this difficult time.

Woodland Police Increasing Safety Efforts

Woodland Police Increasing Safety Efforts

I’m Ed Smith, a Woodland wrongful death lawyer. Officials of the Woodland Police Department (WPD) have stated that they will be stepping up enforcement efforts involving pedestrians and bicyclist by focusing enforcement on “collision causing factors involving pedestrians, motorists, and bicyclists.”

Woodland Fatality Collisions
Woodland Fatality Collisions

I’m Ed Smith, a Woodland wrongful death lawyer. Recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows that fatal accidents per vehicle mile traveled have been increasing across the nation over the past few years. While causal factors such as distracted driving and driving while fatigued are reportedly on a slight decline, reckless driving behaviors like driving under the influence and speeding are causing more and more accident fatalities.

Six Dead After Woodland Collision

Six Dead After Woodland Collision

I’m Ed Smith, a Woodland wrongful death lawyer. On Saturday, January 7, 2018, 6 individuals received fatal injuries as the result of a two-vehicle collision.


California Wrongful Death Overview

I’m Ed Smith, a Woodland wrongful death lawyer. When a loved one dies, the family faces the grief associated with the person’s loss. If wrongful death is involved, the loss is often compounded by feelings of anger and confusion. In many cases, the family faces financial harm due to end-of-life expenses, medical bills and loss of the decedent’s support.