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Pedestrian Killed By Swerving Truck in Riverside

A woman was struck and killed in a severe pedestrian wreck that occurred on February 24, 2012, around 12:29p.m. on Arlington Avenue, west of Fairhaven Drive in the far western end of the city. According to Lt. Eric Charrette, a black pickup crossed the double-yellow line, causing the driver of another truck to veer off the road to avoid the collision. Unfortunately, the driver instead ran into a female pedestrian walking east along the south edge of the street.

Paramedics responding to this serious car wreck treated the victim at the scene and later transported her to Riverside Community Hospital, where she died of her injuries. Read the rest »

One Killed in Lake Elsinore Head-on Car Accident

19-year-old Ronald Cole died in a serious multiple vehicle wreck that occurred on February 22, 2012, around 9 p.m. on Highway 74 (SR-74) east of Lake Elsinore. According to the authorities, Cole and his passengers were headed west in a 2004 Honda Civic on Highway 74 in the unincorporated Meadowbrook area when Cole, for unknown reasons, crossed into oncoming traffic.

The driver of another 2004 Civic tried to steer out of the way but the two cars collided head on. The other Civic, driven by 23-year-old Cody Testi, of Riverside, spun across the westbound lanes and came to rest on the shoulder. A Chrysler 300 that was behind Testi’s Civic and the Pathfinder struck debris from the initial crash. Read the rest »

Riverside County Rollover Car Wreck Kills Motorist

24-year-old Thomas Hancock was killed in a tragic Riverside County solo-vehicle crash that occurred on January 14, 2012, around 5 a.m. near Lakeview Avenue along the Ramona Expressway. According to the Riverside County Coroner’s Office, the SUV that Hancock was driving went out of control and overturned.

The impact of the collision partially ejected Hancock and he sustained fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

If it is found that there was loss of control due to vehicular malfunction, then the auto maker may be held liable for this accident. Meanwhile, the victim’s family members should immediately seek counsel from an experienced Riverside County rollover car crash lawyer who would educate them about their legal rights. Read the rest »

Driver Flees After Hitting Pedestrian in Moreno Valley

A 62-year-old woman sustained serious injuries in a hit-and-run car crash that occurred on January 4, 2012, around 6:15 p.m. at Heacock Street and Kernwood Drive. According to Riverside County sheriff’s officials, the victim was crossing a street in Moreno Valley when she was struck by a northbound dark-colored mid-1990s Honda two-door car with a black hood.

The victim suffered severe head injuries and broken bones and was immediately transported to Riverside County Regional Medical Center in Moreno Valley for medical treatment. From the present information, it is evident that the negligent driving and irresponsible actions of the motorist led to this serious car accident. Read the rest »

Skateboarder Killed in Lake Elsinore Hit-And-Run Crash

A 19-year-old skateboarder was fatally struck in a hit-and-run accident that occurred on December 31, 2011, around 6:48 p.m. on Lakeshore Drive at Avenue 6 in Lake Elsinore. According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, the skateboarder was struck from behind by a vehicle described as a light-colored, lowered Honda.

The victim sustained serious head injuries and was transported to Inland Valley Medical Center for medical treatment, where he was later pronounced dead. From the present information, it appears that the negligent driving and irresponsible actions of the motorist led to this fatal accident. According to witnesses, the car’s hood and windshield were possibly damaged as the result of this hit-and-run collision. Read the rest »

Glen Ivy Hot Springs Auto Accident Injures Two

Two people suffered critical injuries in a serious car wreck that occurred on December 17, 2011, around 9:44 p.m. near De Palma and Glen Eden roads. According to Cal Fire/Riverside County fire officials, the victims had to be cut from the wreckage to save their lives.

The injured victims were immediately transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. The cause of the crash is under investigation. From the available information, it is unclear what lead to this serious traffic collision. Was there a right-of-way collision? Was the driver speeding? Was there a loss of control? Read the rest »

Fatal Winchester Head-On Car Wreck Kills Two, Injures One

Two people were killed and one was critically injured in a head-on car accident that occurred on November 27, 2011, around 3:29 a.m. at Winchester Road and 9th Street. According to Cal Fire/Riverside County fire officials, one of the vehicles involved in this fatal crash was swerving moments before the crash.

The two people suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the accident scene. The injured victim was transported to a nearby hospital to receive medical treatment. From the present information, it is unclear what caused this major car accident that claimed two lives. Since it was a head-on car accident, any third party could have been responsible for causing the accident. Read the rest »

Fatal Corona Car Wreck Kills Elderly Passenger

67-year-old Arizona resident Percida Abando was killed in a serious car wreck that occurred on November 26, 2011, around 1:05 a.m. at northbound Interstate 15 (I-15) and eastbound Highway 91 (SR-91) in Corona. According to Riverside County coroner’s office, Abando was a passenger in a vehicle that hit a stalled vehicle.

Abando suffered life-threatening injuries and was immediately transported to Riverside Community Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. From the present information, it is unclear what caused this major car accident that claimed one life. Was the driver speeding? If it is found that the car driver was driving negligently or recklessly, then he might be held liable for the Abando’s death. Read the rest »

Woman Pinned Under Car in Moreno Valley Accident

An unidentified woman suffered moderate injuries in a car wreck that occurred on November 5‚ 2011‚ around 8 p.m. Moreno Valley Car Accidentnear Alessandro Boulevard and Darwin Drive in Moreno Valley. According to Riverside County Sheriff’s Department officials‚ the victim was trapped with her head was pinned under a convertible.

The injured motorist was immediately transported to a nearby hospital to receive treatment for her injuries. From the available information‚ it is unclear what led to this serious car wreck. The accident is under investigation. Read the rest »

Driver Thrown From SUV in Temecula Valley Rollover Crash

An unidentified motorist was killed in a tragic rollover car wreck that occurred on October 28‚ 2011‚ around 1 a.m. on Pauba Road north of Los Caballos Road in Wine Country. According to California Highway Patrol Officials‚ the motorist was driving his 1997 Ford Expedition when his right tires ran off the west side of the pavement.

The motorist made an attempt to overcorrect by steering sharply‚ but the vehicle flipped. The driver was thrown out of the SUV and finally the vehicle came to rest on the top of him. From the available information‚ it may be a defect with his tires or negligent driving. The accident is under investigation. Read the rest »

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