Two people are dead following an accident involving a car and a motorcycle that occurred in Tarzana around 11 p.m. on April 12. Police believe speed played a factor in the fatal motorcycle crash.
Authorities report that a fatal car accident in Santa Cruz County claimed the life of one motorist and left another severely injured. The accident took place during the afternoon hours of March 28 close to the north side entryway of the University of California at Santa Cruz.
A California car accident that involved a taxi resulted in the death of one man on March 16. According to California Highway Patrol, the cause of the accident was attributed to the driver of the taxi losing control of his vehicle.
According to the California Highway Patrol, on Monday, March 9, a head-on collision resulted in the death of both drivers. Witnesses alleged that a 2001 Lexus sedan attempted to pass a long line of traffic in a no-passing zone when it struck a Ford Ranger pickup truck.
On March 1, a two-car accident that occurred in California caused the deaths of four people and left four others with serious injuries. Authorities stated the crash occurred in Santa Cruz County around 8 p.m. when a sedan crossed the centerline into oncoming traffic, colliding with a pickup truck.
Three vehicles travelling on Highway 88 in Lodi were involved in a fatal crash that ended close to Harney Lane on February 21. The crash resulted in minor injuries to one driver who was treated at the crash site, but another driver who suffered more substantial injuries had to be transported to a hospital for treatment. A third driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
A California car accident that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist on February 14 may have involved alcohol and drugs. California Highway Patrol officers arrested a 22-year-old Redwood City man in connection with the accident, which occurred in San Mateo County.
The California Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a head-on collision that occurred on Jan. 6. The incident took place around 6:50 a.m. in Contra Costa County and initially involved a collision between an SUV and a Sedan. Police are still trying to identify what caused the motor vehicle accident but believe that one of the vehicles most likely crossed over the double yellow lines into oncoming traffic.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating what may have led to a head-on collision along First Avenue on New Year's Day. The accident occurred in an unincorporated area, East Whittier, around 1:30 a.m. Both drivers in the accident died from injuries sustained in the wreck. Police reports show that the two vehicles collided near Candlelight Drive.
A two-vehicle collision near Silver Bridge Road injured a mother and son on Nov. 28. According to authorities, the driver of a Chevrolet Equinox traveling westbound crossed over the yellow line and collided with an oncoming Toyota Tacoma traveling eastbound. The accident occurred around 1:50 pm and caused the Tacoma to roll onto the south side of the highway. The SUV traveled several hundred feet down the road, went through a field and crashed into a fence.