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Car Accidents

Pedestrian killed by semi-truck in Lincoln Heights hit-and-run

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 1, 2022) - A pedestrian was killed today after being struck by a tractor trailer in an apparent hit-and-run crash near Lincoln Heights. Have you or someone you know been injured in an accident? Reach out to us at any time at 844-966-0965 California Highway Patrol officers responded at 3:37 a.m. to the Mission Road on ramp of the southbound 5 Freeway where they found the victim, a CHP spokesman told City News Service. Witnesses said the semi continued southbound on the freeway without stopping. The pedestrian, whose age and gender were not immediately available, was pronounced dead at the scene. [via CNS] Liability In Lincoln Heights Car Accidents Despite improved safety measures for cars, motor vehicle accidents remain one of the leading causes of serious injury and death in the United States.  According to the CDC, “more than 32,000 people are killed and 2 million…

Motorcycle Accidents

UPDATE: Motorcyclist killed in Van Nuys collision on Kester Avenue

Hector Vega, 43, was identified as the victim tragically killed in this Van Nuys motorcycle accident. VAN NUYS, CA (November 29, 2022) - A motorcyclist was killed in Van Nuys after colliding with a car on Tuesday. Have you or someone you know been injured in an accident? Reach out to us at any time at 844-966-0965 The crash occurred around 5:05 p.m. at 58828 N. Kester Ave., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. One person, believed to be the motorcyclist, was found dead under the vehicle involved in the crash, fire officials said. No other injuries were reported. The age and gender of the person who died were not immediately available. There was also no immediate information on the cause of the crash. [via CNS] UPDATE December 2, 2022: The victim in this motorcycle accident has been identified as Hector Vega, 43, of Sherman Oaks. Liability In Van…

DUI Accidents

18-year-old killed on Highway 160 in West Sacramento after being hit by DUI driver

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA (November 29, 2022) - An 18-year-old was killed Sunday on Highway 160 after being struck by a 20-year-old woman suspected of drunk driving. Have you or someone you know been injured in an accident? Reach out to us at any time at 844-966-0965 The woman was headed northbound on SR-160 in a 2004 Subaru when she drifted onto the northbound lanes of the road. California Highway Patrol officers say that around 9:30 p.m., she collided with an 18-year-old driving a 1998 Honda near SR-12. The 18-year-old male was pronounced dead as he was being transported to the hospital at UC Davis Medical Center. CHP officers arrested the woman after she showed signs of being drunk and was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI. [via ABC 10] Liability In West Sacramento DUI Car Accidents It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol…

Pedestrian Accidents

Elderly woman killed in hit-and-run in South Los Angeles on Central Avenue

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 2, 2022) - An elderly 89-year-old woman was killed in the South Los Angeles area after being struck by a vehicle, and authorities today sought the public's help to find the motorist. Have you or someone you know been injured in an accident? Reach out to us at any time at 844-966-0965 The woman was struck about 11:10 p.m. Thursday at Central Avenue south of 108th Street and died at the scene, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Information on her identity was not immediately available. The vehicle was described only as a dark, early model, medium-size Chevrolet. A standing reward of up to $50,000 has been offered by the city of Los Angeles for information that helps solve a fatal hit-and-run. Anyone with information regarding the elderly woman killed in this hit-and-run in South Los Angeles was urged to call the LAPD South Traffic…

Truck Accidents

Multiple big-rig crash involving one car shuts down I-80 in Gold Ranch

TRUCKEE, NV (November 3, 2022) - Six big rigs were involved in a crash on I-80 that also included one car near Gold Ranch by the Truckee River. A large section of I-80 was closed off as a result of the collision that occurred early Wednesday morning around 5:30 a.m. Have you or someone you know been injured in an accident? Reach out to us at any time at 844-966-0965 for a free consultation. The Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District also reported that two people were injured, but are expected to be OK following the crash. While officials investigate the nature and cause of the crash, photos show that the ground was snowy and that it was still dark outside shortly after the accident. This story is still developing and we will continue to update it with more information as it becomes available to us. [via NBC] Liability In Truckee…

Bike Accidents

Samuel Juarez Rivera of Long Beach killed by hit-and-run driver on Anaheim Street

LONG BEACH, CA (November 14, 2022) - A bicyclist struck by a car earlier this month in Long Beach has died at a hospital, and police today sought the public's help to find the hit-and-run motorist. Have you or someone you know been injured in an accident? Reach out to us at any time at 844-966-0965 Samuel Juarez Rivera, 71, of Long Beach was injured about 6:25 a.m. Nov. 4 at Anaheim Street and Walnut Avenue, and he died on Sunday, the Long Beach Police Department reported. "Through their preliminary investigation, detectives learned that the decedent was traveling northbound on a bicycle in the east crosswalk of Walnut Avenue at Anaheim Street when he was struck by a white sedan that was traveling westbound on Anaheim Street in the number one lane,'' police said in a statement. The driver failed to stop and fled the scene the scene traveling westbound…