A motorcyclist who was killed in a California hit-and-run accident was identified. The 53-year-old victim was riding his Harley-Davidson south on the highway when a vehicle crashed into him near the connecting road between the road he was on and another roadway. He was sent over the railing and fell a minimum of 80 feet to the ground. The motorcycle-car accident occurred around 5:50 p.m.
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.
California residents may have read about a car accident that occurred in Fremont involving a wrong way driver on Interstate Highway 880. On Feb. 6, witnesses called the CHP around 12:30 a.m. to report that a car was going north in the southbound lanes. Within four minutes, another caller reported an accident.
Motorists from California may be wondering what steps they should take if they have a car accident, especially if the accident causes injuries to any of the parties involved. Motorists are advised to stay at the scene of the accident; if a person drives away from an accident in which a person was injured or killed, they might be held criminally responsible as a hit-and-run driver.
While proceeding southbound on a coastal road in central California, a USPS postal vehicle collided with a passenger car heading in the opposite direction. The late-morning accident sent the postal driver as well as two occupants of the northbound vehicle to the hospital with major injuries.
The mother of a young man who terrorized Orange County earlier this year is now on trial for causing a car accident that injured three people, and then leaving the scene. The woman's son made news this February when he carjacked a vehicle and went on a freeway shooting spree in the area, killing three people. The rampage ended when he shot himself to death.