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The children of a couple, who were killed in a tragic car accident in August 2016, were represented by Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. and have settled a civil lawsuit against the driver and the rental car company. In December 2016, Harris Personal Injury Lawyers filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Betancourt children for…

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently published their findings and comparison of rural and urban traffic fatalities. The NHTSA analyzed data regarding fatal crashes in urban and rural areas and a variety of factors including time of day, speed, alcohol, restraint use, rollover crashes, driver characteristics and non-occupants. They found that although only…

Yesterday, a 57-year-old woman died in a single-car crash Highway 101 in Gaviota. The woman crashed her car through a guardrail at around 8:30 a.m. Firefighters confirmed with Noozhawk, “The female driver, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was declared dead at the scene.” The lane was closed for several hours post-accident for investigation and…

Four vehicles crashed in south Ventura Sunday morning causing one fatality. The Ventura County Star confirmed that the four vehicles collided along Harbor Boulevard near the Santa Clara Bridge. The incident occurred around 11:00 a.m. and three injuries were reported. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers send our deepest condolences to the friends and…

On Friday, an elderly man died after he was hit by a car in San Jose. This tragic accident occurred at Williams Road and Camellia Way intersection. The elderly man was walking through an intersection when he was hit by a silver Pontiac. The man was hurried to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead…

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The National Safety Council (NSC) is raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving this month. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the NSC is hoping to empower motorists to put safety first and just drive. They have a variety of educational resources available for parents, teens, employers and drivers of all ages….

A motorcyclist was decapitated Tuesday in San Bernardino. The San Bernardino Police told The Press Enterprise, “A man driving a Ford Taurus south on Adams Street just north of Macy Street lost control of his vehicle, striking a mailbox and driving across a home’s yard.” When the car continues down the street it hit a…

On Tuesday, four people were injured in a crash involving a motorcycle and a car in El Cajon. According to NBC San Diego News Channel Seven, the collision happened at Greenfield Drive and Bostonia Street at about 8:14 p.m. The motorcycle wreck happened just a few blocks north of Interstate Eight and Broadway. Very little…

On Tuesday afternoon, a two-vehicle collision in Santa Barbara sent one person to the hospital. According to Santa Barbara’s Noozhawk, the incident happened at Chapala and Islay Streets, sometime around 3:50 p.m. First responders rushed to the scene, where members of the Santa Barbara City Fire Department had to extricate an elderly woman from her…

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The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is currently observing National Telecommunicators’ Week by recognizing the importance of their public safety dispatchers. This year, National Telecommunicators’ Week runs from April 9-15. The CHP is honoring the life-saving services and assistance that public safety dispatchers provide to the community and to law enforcement agencies. CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow…

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