Three people in California were killed as a result of a car collision that occurred on April 28. The crash happened around 11 p.m. near the intersection of Sylvester Road and Ingromar Grade just outside of Los Banos. According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident was caused by a 30-year-old man in a VW Passat speeding down Ingromar Grade. Police say he was driving too fast to complete a curve and drifted into the opposing lane. His vehicle collided with two occupants in an oncoming Saturn Ion.
Four people were killed in a crash on Highway 50 in Sacramento County, California, on April 22. The victims included the driver of the car that appeared to cause the crash as well as three men in a pickup truck that was hit head-on by the other driver.
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.
An Arizona resident was killed when his truck was rear-ended by a semi near Brawley on March 23. The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
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.
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.
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.
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.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a head-on collision involving a school bus and a cattle truck left one dead and another injured on Jan. 22. The traffic accident occurred south of Hilmar on Highway 65 and Turner Avenue and the first report happened at 6:24 a.m. There were no children on the school bus during the time of the collision.