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.
On Oct. 4 at around 9:30 p.m., the 42-year-old driver of an SUV lost control of her vehicle, causing her to travel through a Canoga Park doughnut shop. The car came to rest in the street on the 8300 block of De Soto Avenue. The crash killed one man who the shop's owner described as a possible transient who regularly ordered coffee and charged his phone in the shop.
Two people were killed and six others were seriously injured in a two-car accident in Santa Clara County on Sept. 20. The California Highway Patrol was contacted about the fatal car accident at 9:48 a.m.
Family members of a 27-year-old woman who was struck by a legislator's aide in December are pursuing legal action against the politician's office. Official reports show that the relatives are attempting to link California Rep. Lois Capps to the accident, as it appears that her staffer was working for her in an official capacity on the night that he struck the victim and then fled the scene of the crime. If that is true, then the federal government could be held liable in the wrongful death case, as could the driver and the congresswoman herself.
A horrific accident in California has led one family to file a wrongful death suit against a Los Angeles-area hospital after an elderly woman was reportedly frozen alive. The lawsuit alleges that the woman was allegedly placed in a morgue freezer while she was still living. Hospital officials are facing allegations of mutilation, medical negligence and wrongful death in connection with the gruesome incident. Attorneys associated with the case helped turn the case from a simple incident of physical mishandling into a true wrongful death case. These lawyers and their expert staff analyzed the details of the case to determine that a sinister act may have occurred.
A violent car crash in Fresno, California on March 14 left 12 people injured, eight of them children. The collision occurred when a driver ran a stop sign, smashing into an SUV. Some of the victims suffered severe injuries in the car accident.
One of the most critical tasks for drivers is keeping their cars in control at all times. If they lose control, an accident will almost inevitably happen. This is what occurred in a recent California car accident. The case is drawing substantial attention because the driver accused of being at fault is the brother of a famous actress.
A fiery crash on the 10 Freeway in Pomona on August 19 left one person dead and ten injured. It also left all lanes of the freeway closed in both directions overnight as firefighters worked to extinguish the flames and clean up spilled fuel. Four of the injured people were in critical condition at a local hospital.
Just days after a driver plowed through a crowd of pedestrians in Venice, California, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to instruct city officials to come up with safety measures for the iconic beachfront promenade. Councilman Mike Bonin, who represents the area, called for barriers at Ocean Front Walk's most hazardous intersections to help protect pedestrians until a permanent solution is developed.