The sheer size of most big rigs and tractor-trailers means that truck accidents often lead to catastrophic injuries. In worst-case scenarios, these types of crashes can lead to death for those involved. One recent California truck accident resulted in the loss of a 46-year-old man's life. Now, his family may be left scrambling for answers in the wake of this tragic crash.
Most California residents expect that drivers who are entrusted with the safety of children while operating school buses are going to take an even greater level of care while driving than others. Sometimes, unfortunately, that proves to not be the case for every school bus driver. One 54-year-old bus driver now stands accused of driving under the influence in a bus accident that reportedly killed a pedestrian in Ventura, California, and may result in a wrongful death claim.
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An elderly California woman died this week after a school bus driver hit her in a crosswalk. Authorities are still investigating the motor vehicle wreck but they believe the bus driver was under the influence of a controlled substance at the time.
Many people love to ride motorcycles on U.S. roadways, but unfortunately traffic collisions often prove catastrophic for the riders of motorcycles, if not fatal. One recent motorcycle accident resulted in the untimely death of a young California man earlier this month. He lost his life while riding his motorcycle after a car attempted to make a turn in front of him.
Police have arrested a man who they have reason to believe was involved in a hit-and-run accident. California police pulled over the 28-year-old man in the early morning hours recently. When they approached the driver, they noted that the car had sustained a substantial amount of damage and that the man had suffered facial cuts. This led them to suspect that the man may have been involved in an earlier car accident that resulted in serious injuries.
An accident involving two big-rig trucks in Southern California sadly left one driver dead earlier this month. The truck accident took place on a transition road between highways 605 and 210, where one tractor-trailer was parked. The driver of the tractor-trailer that was in motion was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of the parked truck was reportedly uninjured.
Stroller manufacturer Peg Perego recently announced a recall of over 220,000 strollers after reports that children can suffer strangulation injuries due to a design defect.
A pedestrian was hit and killed near Koreatown in Los Angeles this weekend. Authorities are still searching for the hit and run driver.
A Murrieta Hospital was recently cited and fined by the California Department of Public Health for a nursing malpractice incident that killed a fetus during delivery.