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Arrest made in fatal accident in California

The dangers of drinking and driving are well-known. However, people still make the decision to do so, putting their lives at risk as well as the lives of those they may encounter. Unfortunately, one family in California is likely suffering as a result of another driver's alleged intoxication following a fatal accident.

Man arrested following fatal accident in California

The dangers of driving under the influence are often well-publicized. A driver who is under the influence of alcohol combined with an area where motorcycles are present is often a recipe for disaster. Unfortunately, a recent fatal accident in California appears to be further proof that drinking and driving can have serious consequences.

When a Wrongful Death Stems from a Car Accident Case

According to annual statistics that have been taken regarding car accidents, nearly 1.3 million people die in road crashes every year. This comes out to approximately 3,287 deaths a day! Accidents that happen on the roadways are the 9th leading cause of death in the United States, which means that we need to take a look at how we can lessen the likelihood of these accidents. (1)

Fatal accident in California involved man in wheelchair

Many people are able to safely utilize the roadways and sidewalks in California. Although the vast majority of both motorists and those using sidewalks are careful to observe all traffic related laws, a single moment of inattention or slight miscalculation can have devastating consequences. Unfortunately, a man in a wheelchair was recently killed while on a sidewalk. The fatal accident remains under investigation.

Authorities identify victim of fatal accident in California

In the early morning hours as people commute to work or otherwise travel from place to place, it is easy for drivers to become complacent. Lost in thought, drivers might fail to fully check for traffic around them as they change lanes or perform other traffic maneuvers, resulting in serious harm. Unfortunately, the victim of a fatal accident in California has recently been identified by authorities.

California police investigate fatal accident

There are many legal ways to maneuver on California roadways as long as certain precautions are taken. For example, a U-turn might be legal, but only if the driver determines that the way is clear if there is no traffic light. Because motorcycles are more difficult to see in comparison to traditional motor vehicles, a motorist attempting such a turn must ensure that there are none in the area. Unfortunately, police are currently investigating a fatal accident involving a sports utility vehicle and a motorcycle.

Jail, probation follow fatal accident in California

When a loved one is killed in a preventable accident, surviving family members -- understandably -- want justice. While most people assume that justice will come through the criminal justice system, many families are unsatisfied with the outcome. Fortunately, those who lost a loved one in a fatal accident in California have the option of seeking justice in a civil court.

The role truckers play in highway accidents

Large trucks play a crucial role in highway safety in California. Their size and a variety of other factors can result in more accidents if the correct precautions are not taken. Drivers of both trucks and passenger vehicles should be aware of the risks in order to keep calamities to a minimum.

How many car crashes are caused by defective brakes?

Motor vehicle collisions have all sorts of causes, including intoxicated driving, distracted driving and drowsy driving. However, there are other factors that may result in a fatal motor vehicle accident, which people may overlook. For example, defective brakes and other vehicle-related problems can lead to a deadly traffic accident. Sadly, many lives have been lost and scores of people have suffered debilitating injuries because of defective auto parts.

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