Category: Accident News

Driver Connected with Crash that Killed Boy Arrested on DUI Charges

A driver was arrested in connection with a DUI crash in San Jose that killed a boy. According to the San Jose Police Department, Isael Velarde, 18, was taken in on several charges including vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Also, felony hit-and-run, driving under the influence causing an injury, and driving without a license. The crash happened early in the morning on Thursday, June 6. Officers responded to reports of a

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DUI Suspect Crashes into Lyft Killing 1, Injuring 3 in San Diego

A DUI suspect hit and Lyft car killing one passenger and injuring 3 others in San Diego. The collision was just after 2:30 a.m. on the southbound route of SR 163. Both cars went off the highway into a ditch near the shoulder. The Lyft vehicle was a white Mazda sedan carrying two passengers in the back. The DUI suspect’s vehicle was a Lexus sedan and was carrying no passengers.

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Pedestrian Killed on Santa Rosa Road

Santa Rosa (March 20, 2019) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a silver Chevrolet Cruze on Stony Point Road in Santa Rosa. This is the fourth fatality on this road since last summer. The man was crossing the road near Barndance Lance around 7 a.m. when the car struck him. The force of the crash sent the man into a nearby mailbox, took one of his shoes off and

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Elderly Pedestrian Dies After Fall Involving Bus

A fall involving a Golden Gate Transit bus in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood resulted in the death of an elderly pedestrian. Around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the bus was turning right after letting a few pedestrians cross at the crosswalk. As the bus was turning, the 66-year-old victim fell backward, hitting his head on the bus and then the ground. The victim was taken to the hospital where he died of

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Bicyclist Killed After Driver Opens Car Door

A woman in San Francisco caused a bicyclist to swerve into traffic and be hit by a truck after opening her car door. The cyclist’s name is Tess Rothstein and the name of the driver is still unknown. The woman who opened the car door said she did not see Rothstein and is heartbroken about the event. Rothstein was a 30-year-old design researcher in the San Francisco Area. This death

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Suspect Arrested in DUI Crash That Killed 3

A suspect was arrested by immigration officials over the weekend in connection with a fatal car crash that killed three people and left one seriously injured outside San Francisco. Authorities reported that Ismael Huazo-Jardinez, 33, failed to make a turn on Highway 113 before crashing his vehicle into a trailer home on Saturday. Jose and Anna Pacheco and their 10-year-old son were killed in the crash. The family’s 11-year-old daughter

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident On Bay Bridge

A fatal motorcycle crash Tuesday morning closed two lanes of the Bay Bridge, backing up traffic for miles. A police officer had tried to pull over a motorcyclist at 7:35 a.m. just west of Treasure Island, according to the California Highway Patrol.  The vehicle was speeding and failed to display a rear license plate, the agency said. Instead, the rider took off and crashed just before the Fremont Street off-ramp,

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