A vehicle hit and killed a pedestrian on Saturday on Railroad Avenue in Pittsburg. Police announced the crash around 8:30 p.m. Saturday and said that traffic was blocked off from Yosemite Drive to Linchied Drive, along Railroad Avenue, per The East Bay Times. The pedestrian was not publicly identified at the time of the incident….

A bicyclist was hit in Santa Maria by a vehicle on Inger Drive on Tuesday. The man was found in the road by the Santa Maria Police Department. The bicyclist was immediately taken to the hospital and died from his injuries. The driver of the vehicle was unharmed and the police are investigating this accident…

Fatal Hit and Run in San Diego On Saturday, a hit-and-run crash took the life of a 27-year-old woman in Ocean Beach. The incident happened sometime before 6:00 a.m. near Nimitz Boulevard, south of the on-ramp to Interstate 8. A passerby found the body of Amber Schei and swiftly called the authorities. Sadly, Schei died…

Company Fined $92,000 for Tree Trimmer’s Death A Real Estate investment firm is being fined in connection with a tree-trimming incident that took the life of a landscaping employee last November. Joshua Pudsey, 42 years old, was employed by Three Frogs Inc at the time of the incident. On November 12, 2013, he was working…

GM Recall on Ignition Switches CBS News has been reporting on the up-to-date events surrounding the latest recall from General Motors. So far, faulty ignition switches are being linked to at least 12 deaths, and who knows how many injuries. More than 1.6 million automobiles have been recalled due to these defective ignition switches. As…

What You Need to Know about Wrongful Death Lawsuits If you have lost a loved one due to another person’s negligence, intentional behavior, carelessness or reckless behavior, you can file a wrongful death lawsuit against that person. A lawsuit is often the last thing on anybody’s mind during the grieving process, but it’s important to…

Recent statistics show that San Luis Obispo ranks in the top ten worst places for cyclist injuries and deaths in California. This comes as a shock to many residents in the area. Furthermore, recent data shows the ranking jumps to the most dangerous city each year since 2008 when compared to cities with similar populations…

NHTSA Releases Early Estimate of First Quarter Crash Fatalities The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has recently released a brief statistical summary for first quarter fatal crash projections. According to the DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a statistical projection estimates that 7,200 people died in crashes involving motor vehicles in the first quarter…

View Larger Map Woman Faces Maximum Sentence for Killing One Cyclist and Injuring Another The woman who killed one cyclist and critically injured another on Highway 1 has been sentenced to 11 years and 8 months in Chowchilla Prison. Jessica Goddard was drinking and driving without a license when she struck two cyclists on Highway…

photo courtesy of DSA Crown© Older Driver Safety The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that in 2008, more than 5,500 older adults were killed in traffic crashes, and more than 183,000 older adults were injured. They also report that adults over the age of 65 made up 15 percent of all traffic-related fatalities….

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