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One Killed in Sutter County Head-On Collision

One person was killed, and another was critically injured in a Sutter County head-on collision on August 4, 2019. The car accident occurred along Highway 99 at Messick Road, just south of Yuba City. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a person driving a silver Infiniti sedan was headed northbound in the left lane of Highway 99. For unknown reasons, the Infiniti driver was involved in a head-on collision with an SUV. The impact of the crash caused both vehicles to catch fire, officials said. Each car carried one occupant. The SUV motorist was taken out of the car by a Good Samaritan at the scene. First responders transported the driver of the SUV to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Sadly, the driver in the Infiniti passed away at the scene. Authorities have withheld the identity of the Infiniti driver until their family has been notified. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have lost a loved one in this tragic collision.

The Right Way to Handle Accidents

Most of us don’t start up our cars, before going out on an errand, expecting to be involved in a car accident.  Even though, the chance that you will be part of a crash on any given day is low, all it takes is one accident to cause serious injuries that can dramatically affect you and your family’s lives. According to UC Berkeley data, there were over 3,000 traumatic vehicle accidents in Yuba City during the last twelve years. While it isn’t always possible to know when an accident will happen, it is important to know what to do if you are involved in a serious collision.

February 2019 Yuba City Event Calendar

Yuba City is one of the best places to be in Sutter County, California. The city is a social, agricultural, and economic hub of the Yuba-Sutter region in Northern California. One of the things that really makes Yuba City stand out is its unique mix of small-town charm and urban amenities, proving that there is something for everyone who passes through. Residents of the city thrive through the various outdoor recreational activities, locally-sourced produce, and family-friendly venues. Whether you are a resident looking to spice up your community engagement or a newbie to the town, continue reading to discover a local event that piques your interest.

Dangerous Yuba City Intersections

In every city, certain areas are more likely to be the site of a serious car accident. While it isn’t always possible to predict where car accidents will happen or say why a particular location has a higher rate of car crashes, certain trends can help us understand where a collision might occur. Data from the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), as well as other federal and state traffic authorities, tell us that some of the most dangerous roadway areas are intersections. The FHA reports that around 2.5 million car accidents happen in US intersections annually, accounting for about 40 percent of all vehicle collisions. Drivers who spend time on Yuba City roadways may want to learn about which intersections in their area see the highest number of traumatic crashes.

Yuba City Car Accident Data 2018

Yuba City is the seat of the government of Sutter County and is one of the area’s most highly populated cities. The population of Yuba City alone makes up more than one-third of the entire population of both Yuba and Sutter Counties. With such a large number of people living and working nearby, Yuba City is no stranger to vehicle traffic. Unfortunately, where there is traffic, accidents almost always happen. The city has seen a number of car accidents over the past decade, and many of them have resulted in traumatic or even fatal injuries. While many collisions are outside of drivers’ control, drivers are able to reduce their risk of being hurt during a crash by learning information about how accidents tend to happen on roadways in their area.

Yuba City Crash Hospitalizes Two – According to information from the California Highway Patrol (CHP), an injury car accident took place in Yuba City on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. The accident reportedly left two people with injuries. According to responders, both injured parties required treatment at a nearby hospital. Officers noted that one of the injured individuals was trapped inside his vehicle after the collision took place. Staff from the Yuba City Fire Department needed to extricate the man from his vehicle using special machinery. Details about the injuries sustained during the accident have not been made available, and updates regarding the conditions of the injured parties remain unreported.

Crash Details

Yuba Crash Fatally Injures Pedestrian

Yuba Crash Fatally Injures Pedestrian

Yuba Crash Fatally Injures Pedestrian – Officers of the Yuba-Sutter and Oroville California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a severe accident that occurred north of Yuba City during the night of Tuesday, October 2, 2018. The collision left one pedestrian with injuries that tragically cost him his life. The fatally injured pedestrian has not yet been identified by Sutter County authorities, who are waiting until the man’s family has been properly notified. Investigators are currently investigating the accident in order to determine what may have caused it. My condolences are sent out to the pedestrian’s family members and friends after they have lost their loved one.

Bicyclist Dies in Yuba Crash
Bicyclist Dies in Yuba Crash

I’m Ed Smith, a Yuba City personal injury lawyer. Reports from local officials stated that one man lost his life after being involved in a vehicle accident that took place in Yuba City during the night of Monday, August 13, 2018. California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the accident involved one passenger vehicle and a bicyclist and that the cyclist received fatal injuries as a result of the crash. Authorities of the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office stated that they have not yet been able to identify the fatally injured man. My thoughts and sympathy are with those who have lost a loved one due to this tragic collision.

Yuba Fatality Auto Accident

Yuba Fatality Auto Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Marysville-Yuba City personal injury lawyer. A three-car crash happened along the highway on Friday, March 23, 2018. Sadly, the collision resulted in one man suffering fatal injuries. The identity of the victim has not yet been released by authorities.