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Airman Killed in Off-Base Car Crash

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Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. (April 2, 2019) – Last week, the U.S. Airforce published a press release announcing the death of an active-duty Airman in an off-base vehicle accident. The 25-year-old airman was assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota. The release identified him as Staff Seargent Rueben Adam Gilbert, of Auburn, California. Gilbert was a Cyber Systems Supervisor with the 28th Communications, Squadron. Colonel John Edwards said of the incident, “This is a tragedy for our wing to lose one of our own. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all involved and their families. We are committed to supporting his loved ones and his fellow Airmen during this difficult time.” The accident happened Friday night, near the town of Hot Springs, S.D. It remains under investigation and further details were not immediately available. 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. Source: Newscenter1 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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One Dead in Multi-Vehicle Costa Mesa Crash

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COSTA MESA (March 29, 2019) – A fatal vehicle crash closed all northbound lanes of the 405 Freeway during the busy Wednesday morning commute. One person died and three required treatment at the hospital. Traffic came to a standstill for several hours following the early morning crash. The accident involved four cars in the northbound lanes of the 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa. Police responded to the crash around 4:45 a.m. near the Harbor Boulevard exit. One person was ejected from a vehicle and died at the scene. Medical responders transported three others to area hospitals where they received treatment for unspecified injuries. The initial accident involved at least four vehicles. Several other crashes and fender benders followed the accident. All lanes of the highway reopened by 7 a.m. Traffic remained slow with backups extending well past South Coast Plaza. California Highway Patrol is still investigating. The cause of the accident is not clear.away. Or, click the Write button and compose something new. 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. Source: Patch, ABC7 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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Name of San Mateo County Woman Killed in Rollover Accident Released

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San Mateo County (March 28, 2019) – On Wednesday, authorities released the identity of a San Mateo County woman killed in a rollover crash earlier this month. The office of the Santa Clara County medical examiner identified the woman as 86-year-old Inez Barranti of Millbrae. This fatal crash happened in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County earlier this month. Around 2:30 on March 13 a 2002 Hyundai was traveling east off I-280 near the Crystal Springs  Golf Course. A white 2016 Volkswagen, driven by a 16-year-old girl, collided with the Hyundai. The girl was attempting a turn from the northbound highway off-ramp onto Golf Course Drive when the collision happened. The crash caused the Hyundai to roll and come to rest on its left side. Both the driver of the Hyundai and his two passengers were taken to Stanford Hospital. Barranti died at the hospital. Injuries to the driver were moderate and the second 89-year-old passenger complained of pain but was not severely injured. The driver of the Volkswagon or her 15-year-old female passenger were not injured. Source: SFGate 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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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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