The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) just issued a press release about the importance of work zone safety. A sub-contractor for Caltrans was recently struck and killed while on the job. He was picking up traffic control warning signs along Interstate 605 in the city of Industry when a passing semi truck struck and killed…

During Memorial Day weekend, a woman crashed her car into a parked vehicle and fled the scene. However, the woman was driving two passengers at the time of the accident who both are suffering major injuries. An elderly man in the back of the SUV and remained in critical condition with severe head injuries and…

During National Distracted Driving Awareness Month (April), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will be raising awareness about the dangers and costs associated with texting and driving and other types of distracted driving behaviors. Teens are one of the most at-risk age groups for engaging in texting and driving. Distracted driving is dangerous for…

On Saturday evening, a man was arrested for killing a pedestrian and driving under the influence. The accident occurred in Vista, and the driver, David Palafox, was arrested after hitting a pedestrian on Estrelita Drive. A 51-year-old man was walking across Estrelita Drive near the intersection when Palafox turned his vehicle right and hit him,…

Defective Airbag Lawyers Who Will Fight for You The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a consumer safety advisory about an expanded “do not drive warning” from Ford and Mazda about certain models impacted by the Takata airbag recall. According to the NHTSA, additional MY 2006 Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series trucks with…

A woman as killed in an accident on Interstate 5 in Solana Beach. The woman was traveling at a high rate speed driving southbound when she collided with another vehicle. She proceeded to jump out of her Hyundai and ran across the lanes of the freeway toward the median, reported NBC San Diego. She was…

Two kids were injured in a crash involving an after-school care van and two other vehicles in Thousand Oaks. On Valentine’s day, a van crashed into two other vehicles causing the van to crash into a chain link fence and roll over. According to Thousand Oaks Acorn, the driver of the van was trapped in…

On Wednesday afternoon, a child was struck by a vehicle in San Marcos. The accident occurred at Fulton Road and Woodland Parkway at 1:30 p.m. Fox 5 News reported on the accident and confirmed that the child was unidentified but was immediately taken to the hospital. Also, reports stated that authorities were unclear as to…

Drugged Driving Accidents According to a recent report from KSBY News Channel Six, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) has created a new division to combat drugged driving. The CHP expects incidents of driving while high to increase, so the new division has been created to address the growing concern. With the legalization of recreational marijuana…

On Wednesday morning, a semi truck got stuck on the Marsh Street off-ramp in San Luis Obispo. According to KSBY News Channel Six, the incident happened as the truck driver was attempting to exit the freeway, at about 8:20 a.m. The truck reportedly high centered on the off-ramp and got stuck. Vehicles tried to go…

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