Car Accidents

California car accident kills 1, injures 5

A teenage driver is dead and five of his passengers are in the hospital following a single-car crash in San Diego, according to local sources. The car accident occurred during the night of Jan. 7 according to the California Highway Patrol, on Highway 905 near San Diego. Police are still in the process of determining the cause of the accident, and so far they have not ruled out intoxication, recklessness or negligence on the part...
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A fatal car accident can mar the holiday season

The holiday season is coming to an end in California and around the country. Along with the happy memories of trees, lights, cookies and holiday foods are families in mourning because of a loved one lost in a car accident. Tragically, some of these accidents may have been caused by people who failed to realize that alcohol consumption may have impaired their ability to safely drive a car. A woman was entertaining friends who had come...
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Man killed in 3-car accident

A 22-year-old man is dead following a three-car accident that also injured another person and totalled all three vehicles. California Highway Patrol in Oakley have confirmed the death of a Byron resident after he was identified on Oct. 14 following the Oct. 12 accident. The car accident is still under investigation as police have not yet determined whether intoxication was a factor. According to the report, a pickup truck driven by an unknown individual was headed...
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Car accidents with bicyclists can be serious

Car accidents occur all the time in California, and when collisions occur with bikes, there can be serious injuries and even death. Bicyclists are not very protected, so motorists should drive extra carefully when they are in the vicinity. Either the cyclist or the driver may be negligent and the one at fault, but both should practice measures so everyone is safe on the road.According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, no matter whose...
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Is there a penalty for refusing a DUI test?

If you get pulled over in California because a peace officer suspects you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, he or she may ask you to submit to a chemical test to determine your blood alcohol content. You may wonder if you have the right to refuse such a test. You may refuse to take a chemical test, but there are often severe consequences of this action. One of the possible outcomes is...
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