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Head-on Collision Kills Pregnant Mother In Selma

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Selma, CA (March 27, 2019) – Last week, a woman who was 4 months pregnant died in a head-on crash in Selma. California Highway Patrol officers responded to the crash near Conejo Avenue and Fowler Avenue around 4:15 p.m. on Friday. The 23-year-old mother to be was Natalie Aceves of Hanford as identified by the Fresno County Coroner. Aceves was driving a black sedan at the time of the accident. A white Chevy Malibu driving in front of Aceves attempted a U-turn. An SUV traveling in the opposite direction veered to miss the Malibu and despite attempts to avoid a collision, struck Aceves’ sedan. The mother and her unborn child both died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. Aceves’ 11-year-old stepdaughter was in the front seat at the time of the crash. She was severely injured and is in critical condition at Community Regional Medical Center. CHP says the safest place in a vehicle for children of any age is in the backseat. Although state law only mandates children 8 and under ride in the backseat. The driver of the Silverado was treated at Selma Community Hosptial with minor injuries. The driver of the Malibu fled the scene and remains at large. Source: The Fresno Bee If you’ve been injured in an accident, our car accident attorney can help you with any questions you may have. If you prefer to speak with Michael on the phone, please call us at (562) 452-3772. Contact us today to receive your free consultation. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. Remove Post Disclaimer: The information here is general information that should not be taken as legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is established between you and our attorneys by reading this article. This article is attorney advertising and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer.  

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State Route 46 Crash Claims Life of Wasco Woman

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San Luis Obispo County (March 26, 2019) – A car accident on State Route 46 near Jack Ranch Cafe on Saturday morning killed a woman from Wasco. The crash was just southwest of “Cholame Y” just before 6:30 a.m. according to California Highway Patrol. A sedan leaving the cafe parking lot with three passengers was attempting to turn onto State Route 46 and did not see an approaching minivan. When the driver made the turn into the roadway, the two cars collided. The impact threw one passenger from the sedan onto the roadway. That person was dead at the scene. The accident took the life of 54-year-old Isabel Rodriguez Fraire From Wasco, California. The three others in the sedan were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Their conditions are still currently unknown. The minivan driver did not sustain any injuries. The crash is still under investigation. Officials believe drugs and alcohol were not factors in the crash. Source: KEYT3 If you’ve been injured in an accident, our car accident attorney can help you with any questions you may have. If you prefer to speak with Michael on the phone, please call us at (562) 452-3772. Contact us today to receive your free consultation. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. Remove Post Disclaimer: The information here is general information that should not be taken as legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is established between you and our attorneys by reading this article. This article is attorney advertising and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer.  

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Single Vehicle Crash in San Luis Obispo Leaves Two Critically Injured

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SAN LUIS OBISPO (March 20, 2019) – Two people were seriously injured Monday evening in a single vehicle crash along Highway 101, south of San Luis Obispo. The driver of the vehicle lost control and hit a tree. At around 6:50 p.m. on Monday, 32-year-old Santa Maria resident, Enrique Santana was driving a 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck north on Highway 101. Near San Luis Bay Drive, Santana lost control of the vehicle. The pickup went off the side of the road and down an embankment where the driver’s side door slammed into a tree. Police are unsure of what caused Santana to lose control of the truck. Emergency services dispatched several rescue crews to the scene, including San Louis Obispo City Fire and Cal Fire. The passenger, 24-year-old Barbara Trigueros of San Louis Obispo was able to exit the car on her own following the crash. First responders had to remove Santana from the vehicle. Both were critically injured in the crash and transported to an area hospital. Cleanup and investigation closed one northbound lane of Highway 101 for a time after the crash. The cause of the accident remains under investigation, but, driving under the influence is not a suspected cause. Source: The Tribune If you’ve been injured in an accident, our car accident attorney can help you with any questions you may have. If you prefer to speak with Michael on the phone, please call us at (562) 452-3772. Contact us today to receive your free consultation. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. Remove Post Disclaimer: The information here is general information that should not be taken as legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is established between you and our attorneys by reading this article. This article is attorney advertising and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer.  

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Suspected Drunk Driver Hits 3 Pedestrians and a Parked Car

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SANTA CRUZ (March 19, 2019) – California Highway Patrol has one man in custody after he struck 3 pedestrians and a parked car on East Cliff Drive near Assembly way in Santa Cruz on March 16. Around 6:30 Saturday evening, a silver sedan struck the pedestrians, a family of three. They were sitting on a wall facing the ocean when the vehicle hit them. All three were treated at an area hospital. The extent of their injuries is not known but did not appear to be life-threatening. Police closed East Cliff Drive for a short time following the accident. The names of the suspect or the family were not yet released. CHP officers said it is possible the driver was also involved in a previous hit and run earlier that day on First and Atlantic Ave. He was arrested at the scene and charged with DUI. Source: KSBW8 If you’ve been injured in an accident, our car accident attorney can help you with any questions you may have. If you prefer to speak with Michael on the phone, please call us at (562) 452-3772. Contact us today to receive your free consultation. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. Remove Post Disclaimer: The information here is general information that should not be taken as legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is established between you and our attorneys by reading this article. This article is attorney advertising and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer.

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Multi-Car Accident Spills Fuel on 91 Freeway in Long Beach

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LONG BEACH (March 11, 2019) – An early morning accident closed eastbound 91 Freeway in Long Beach for several hours during the Monday morning commute. One person sustained minor injuries in the multi-car crash which left fuel and debris littered across the highway. CHP responded to the accident around 7:30 am, near Cherry Ave. It appears a white box truck lost control while driving in the carpool lane. It hit three vehicles, including a big-rig tractor and a Kia Sorrento. A third vehicle was involved, but not identified. When the Kia came to a stop following the crash, it was facing in the wrong direction, blocking all lanes for a short period of time. Medical personnel at Long Beach Memorial hospital treated the driver of the Kia for minor injuries. There were no other injuries to report. Source: Long Beach Post, LA Times If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. Remove Post Disclaimer: The information here is general information that should not be taken as legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is established between you and our attorneys by reading this article. This article is attorney advertising and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer.  

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Two Unrelated Accidents on Beach Blvd. Leave Two Dead

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HUNTINGTON BEACH (March 12, 2019) – Over the weekend, two pedestrians died in separate and unrelated accidents in Huntington Beach. Both pedestrians were attempting to cross Beach Boulevard outside of a crosswalk. And both died as a result of the severe trauma they suffered when hit by vehicles proceeding on green lights. Just before 10:50 pm on Saturday a silver Nissan Versa struck a woman while she attempted crossing Beach Boulevard, just south of the intersection at Slater Avenue. The woman, believed to be between 50 and 60 years old, was not in the crosswalk when she was struck. Police pronounced her dead at the scene as a result of significant head and body trauma. The Nissan was going northbound through a green light at the intersection. The driver was not injured and remained on the scene. The vehicle sustained major front end, hood and windshield damage. The second incident happened early Sunday morning, around 3:15 am. A 19-year-old man from Greeley, Colorado was hit and killed just north of the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Warner Ave. He was also outside the crosswalk when the accident happened. A silver Kia Optima was proceeding through the intersection on a green light when it struck the man. The pedestrian also suffered severe trauma to his head and body and died at the scene. The second driver, a 26-year old Riverside man, stayed on the scene. If you’ve been injured in an accident, our car accident attorney can help you with any questions you may have. If you prefer to speak with Michael on the phone, please call us at (562) 452-3772. Contact us today to receive your free consultation. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. Remove Post Source: NBC Los Angeles Disclaimer: The information here is general information that should not be taken as legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is established between you and our attorneys by reading this article. This article is attorney advertising and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer.

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Single Car Crash Kills Man Fleeing Hit-And-Run

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LONG BEACH (March 11, 2019) – Early Sunday morning, Long Beach Police responded to an accident that caused the death of an adult male. Police suspect the man was responsible for a hit-and-run minutes earlier.   When they arrived on the scene, Police found a red 2004 Toyota Camry had crashed into a traffic control pole at the southeast corner of 2nd St. and Marina Drive. The vehicle was completely consumed in flames. Witnesses pulled the driver clear of the vehicle. The male driver was lying unconscious near the center median of Marina Drive. Officers began CPR and Long Beach Fire personnel continued life-saving measures when they arrived. The man was then transported to an area hospital but died a short time later as a result of the critical nature of his injuries. Police believe the Toyota was involved in a hit and run just minutes before. The initial investigation shows the driver was fleeing the scene of that accident at a high rate of speed when he lost control and collided with the traffic pole. The driver did not have identification on him at the time of the crash. If you’ve been injured in an accident, our car accident attorney can help you with any questions you may have. If you prefer to speak with Michael on the phone, please call us at (562) 452-3772. Contact us today to receive your free consultation. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. Remove Post Source: Orange County Breeze Disclaimer: The information here is general information that should not be taken as legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is established between you and our attorneys by reading this article. This article is attorney advertising and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer.  

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Pedestrian Killed at Pacific and West Burnett in Long Beach

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Long Beach (February 22, 2019) – Around 8:45 p.m. on Monday, February 18th officers responded to an accident on Pacific Avenue and West Burnett Street. When police responded they located an unconscious 63-year-old man lying in the road with a bystander performing CPR on him. When the fire department arrived at the scene, they continued life-saving measures but, the pedestrian later past away from his injuries at a local hospital. The investigation revealed the pedestrian was going eastbound in a marked crosswalk on Pacific Avenue and was struck by a 2003 Mercedes Benz E320 going southbound on Pacific Avenue. The driver of the Mercedes is a 41-year-old male of Long Beach. He got out of the car to help after the crash and called 9-1-1. The pedestrian’s identity has not yet been revealed. Officials do not believe the driver was under the influence and he had a valid driver’s license with insurance. If you have any further information about this accident, please contact Long Beach police. If you’ve been injured in an accident, our car accident attorney can help you with any questions you may have. If you prefer to speak with Michael on the phone, please call us at (562) 452-3772. Contact us today to receive your free consultation. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. Remove Post Source: Orange County Breeze Disclaimer: This article contains opinions and NOT statements of fact in any way whatsoever. The information here is general information that should not be taken as legal advice. NO attorney-client relationship is established between you and our attorneys by reading this article. This article is attorney advertising and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer.

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Driver of car that slammed in a Semi-Truck Killed on 5 Freeway

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Santa Ana (February 22, 2019) – A driver crashed into the back of a semi-truck and was killed after being trapped underneath it Tuesday on the 5 Freeway in Santa Ana. The crash happened around 12:300 p.m. on a transition roadway on the northbound 5 and northbound 14 Freeway. The car trapped beneath the big rig was a Mercedes-Benz and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. No information has been released about the driver’s identity. The road was closed during the investigation, creating a lot of traffic in the area. Officials still aren’t sure what may have caused this crash. If you’ve been injured in an accident, our car accident attorney can help you with any questions you may have. If you prefer to speak with Michael on the phone, please call us at (562) 452-3772. Contact us today to receive your free consultation. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. Remove Post Source: LA Times Disclaimer: This article contains opinions and NOT statements of fact in any way whatsoever. The information here is general information that should not be taken as legal advice. NO attorney-client relationship is established between you and our attorneys by reading this article. This article is attorney advertising and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer.

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Fatal DUI Collision in Santa Ana with 4 Victims Identified

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Santa Ana (February 18, 2019) – A two-car collision in Santa Ana this Sunday took the lives of four Orange County residents. The victims were in their 20s and 30s and were killed by an impaired driver. The impaired driver was arrested on four counts of murder and a felony DUI. The victims of the crash were identified as: 23-year-old Antonio Alonso Santibanez of Orange; 31-year-old Jose Alberto Avila-Rosas of Santa Ana, who was the driver of the vehicle struck by the impaired driver; 34-year-old Prisma Yuliana Montoya of Santa Ana; and 23-year-old Ziomara Zaragoza of Garden Grove. The collision occurred around 2:30 a.m. at Tustin Avenue and 4th Street when a black jeep, traveling west on 4th Street, ran a red light and crashed with a Chevrolet Silverado truck going south on Tustin. The crash caused both vehicles to flip multiple times and one vehicle burst into flames. An off-duty firefighter was in the area at the time and was able to put out the flames with his wife. His wife, who is a nurse, was able to give aid at the scene while waiting for officials. The driver of the truck and the three passengers were killed upon arrival and officials transported the driver of the black Jeep to a nearby hospital in critical condition. The 28-year-old driver who survived has been identified as Vincent Michael Calvo from Buena Park. He appeared to be very impaired when officials arrived at the scene and once released from the hospital, he was arrested with a bail set to $4 million. Surveillance videos in the area clearly show the Jeep running a red light and crashing into the truck. If you’ve been injured in an accident, our car accident attorney can help you with any questions you may have. If you prefer to speak with Michael on the phone, please call us at (562) 452-3772. Contact us today to receive your free consultation. If a family member would like the name of a person removed for any reason, please click the “Remove Post” link. Remove Post Source: ABC7 Disclaimer: This article contains opinions and NOT statements of fact in any way whatsoever. The information here is general information that should not be taken as legal advice. NO attorney-client relationship is established between you and our attorneys by reading this article. This article is attorney advertising and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice from a qualified lawyer.

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