Five Capistrano Valley High School students were killed and one is in grave condition after the vehicle in which they were traveling veered out of control and crashed on the Interstate 5 on October 4, 2014 in a fiery Orange County car accident. According to a news report in the Orange County Register, four of the deceased victims have been identified as Alex Sotelo, Matthew Melo, Brandon Moreno and Jenny Campos. One girl has not yet been identified. The driver, Bradley Morales, underwent surgery and remains at the intensive care unit. …Read the rest »
Car Accidents are one of the leading causes of injuries in California today, and they are preventable in almost all circumstances. Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys blogs about car accidents that happen in Southern California as a way to maintain awareness about the dangers of car crashes and hopefully prevent injuries or deaths from happening in the future.
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Older people often seem to be stubborn when it comes to protecting their independence and mobility.
Who can blame them? In many parts of the country, including Southern California, if you lack mobility, you don’t have a life.
Many people, as they grow older, find that their quality life depends on their ability to get to places: to buy groceries, meet up with friends and travel. …Read the rest »
Authorities have released information about a vehicle of interest in connection with a hit-and-run crash in San Bernardino, which gravely injured 2-year-old Asianae Thomas. According to a CBS Los Angeles news report, the little was playing outside a relative’s home in the 2400 block of North Mountain Avenue the evening of May 4, 2014 when a pickup truck struck her and fled the scene.
Detectives have released a photo of a dark-colored flatbed truck that was taken off a security camera at a local convenience store just south of where the crash occurred. Officials say the camera shows the vehicle, which has a unique service bed, turned north just one minute before police started getting 911 calls. …Read the rest »
Two drivers suffered serious injuries in a three-car crash in Irvine. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the major injury collision occurred the afternoon of May 8, 2014 at the intersection of Alton Parkway and Red Hill Drive. Two of the vehicles had crashed head-on, officials said. Two drivers, a 50-year-old man and a 24-year-old man, were transported to an area trauma center with major injuries. A 16-year-old girl in the third vehicle was taken to a local hospital with relatively minor injuries. Irvine traffic investigators are looking into what caused this crash.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the two drivers who have been seriously injured in this crash. We wish them the very best for a speedy and complete recovery. …Read the rest »
At least two people including a suspected drunk driver were injured in a Placentia car accident the night of April 27, 2014. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the injury collision occurred at Placentia Avenue and Bastanchury Road. Officials say San Pedro resident, Joseph Maes, 22, ran a red light at the intersection, lost control of his vehicle and crashed into four cars injuring himself and a passenger. Maes and a female passenger were trapped in their vehicle and extricated by firefighters. They were transported to a local trauma center. Both are expected to survive. No one else is believed to have been injured. The investigation is ongoing. Maes was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI. …Read the rest »
While you may get a ticket if you talk on a cell phone or text while driving, you may be let off the hook if you are looking at the map on your cell phone while driving.
According to a report in the San Jose Mercury News, that was the conclusion of a California appeals court in Fresno, which for the first time in the state, found that drivers could use maps on their smartphones without risking a hands-free cell phone ticket.
The court’s ruling might elicit a sigh of relief from drivers who have come to rely on cell phone maps and GPS systems. However, this appellate court decision may …Read the rest »