One person was killed and five more were injured in a multi-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer in San Fernando Valley on April 17. The accident happened around 6:40 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
The intersection of Collins Street and Reseda Boulevard in Tarzana was closed for hours after two people died in a collision between a motorcycle and Honda sedan. Los Angeles police said that the motorcycle hit the driver's side of the car.
The California Highway Patrol confirmed that two 63-year-old men from Shafter were killed in a car crash on March 23. Both of the deceased victims in the accident were riding in the same vehicle. Investigators say the men were probably on their way to go fishing or camping before they were fatally struck.
The California Highway Patrol said on March 17 that a violent traffic accident on Pacific Coast Highway sliced one of the vehicles in half and killed three people. The crash happened not long after midnight near Point Mugu in Ventura County.
The California Highway Patrol reported a man was seriously injured after his parked car was struck by an alleged drunk driver in Colton on March 9. The incident took place at approximately 6:45 p.m.
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in San Mateo County on Feb. 14. The driver who collided with the motorcyclist was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
The California Highway Patrol report that a woman was killed in an accident on Highway 101 in Gilroy on Feb. 6. They indicate that the crash happened at 8:40 a.m. near Masten Avenue.
When a motor vehicle accident takes place, those involved are likely to become confused and emotional. This makes it important to know what to do before a wreck happens. While no accident is exactly the same, motorists must first know that is unlawful to drive away from a wreck in California even when not at fault.
An accident that took place in San Marcos, California, on Jan. 17 has resulted in the death of a 48-year-old tow-truck driver. The man, along with one other tow-truck driver, was helping another driver with a flat tire when the crash occurred after 7 a.m.
California drivers and passengers may be interested in learning more about whiplash with regard to car accidents. Whiplash can occur during a motor vehicle accident when a collision causes a person's neck to be suddenly jerked back and forth. Whiplash injuries often result in ligament damage in the neck. Muscles and tendons can also sustain damage during a whiplash injury.