The Fourth of July in California means families and friends gathering to enjoy good food and drink, relax in the outdoors and, of course, enjoy fireworks displays. Some people are content to observe and leave the fireworks to the professionals, while some thrill-seeking celebrators prefer to create their own backyard fireworks displays. Inevitably, this leads to a tremendous uptick in burn injuries and fireworks-related emergency room visits during the Fourth of July weekend. Unfortunately, but perhaps predictably, this was the case again this summer.
People in San Diego know that the food truck craze is in full stride across California and the entire country. When done right, a food truck can be an affordable and convenient option to get some unique and delicious food, but a horrible accident earlier this month has would-be customers concerned about the safety of these mobile kitchens.
People in San Diego may have heard about a tragic accident that killed two innocent teenage drivers and injured three of their friends in the same vehicle. It was just a carefree day at the beach for the teenage friends, but things turned unexpectedly and unavoidably fatal when their vehicle was crushed by a runaway dump truck.
Dangers and risks often exist on the roadways across the nation. These increase when a driver is negligent. An unsuspecting driver could be seriously affected by a negligent driver causing them serious injuries and severe damages.
People in San Diego may have heard about the recent conviction of a man who slammed his vehicle into the back of another car while speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol killing two construction workers in the process. The man was charged with and convicted of second-degree murder, vehicular manslaughter, DUI and other charges. The court will sentence him to up to 30 years to life in prison for his crimes.
People in San Diego may have heard about the horrific charter bus crash that occurred earlier this month in Northern California. The bus involved in the collision was one of three charter buses that were traveling north from Los Angeles to Humboldt State University. The trip was supposed to be a joyous one, filled with opportunities for many underprivileged youths in the Southern California area who were getting a chance to find out more about the possibility of continuing their education at a higher level. Instead, the day abruptly turned tragic when an accident occurred.
People in the San Diego area may have heard about a horrible hit-and-run accident that left a 27-year-old woman dead, and her friends and family struggling to cope with their loss. The accident occurred on a Friday night, when the woman and her friend were out for a stroll. As the two crossed the intersection of Coast Boulevard and Camino Del Mar, an allegedly drunk driver ran the stop sign, plowing over the defenseless woman in the middle of the street before taking off.
People who call San Diego home know that the Marine bases, as well as the soldiers and personnel who work there, have been a longstanding cornerstone of the culture and economy of the city and the surrounding areas. But shockingly, new statistics show that the Marines stationed at these area bases present an unacceptably high risk of injury or death to themselves and others whenever they get behind the wheel on California roads.
People in the San Diego area may have heard about a tragic car accident that claimed the life of a 16-year-old high school junior at Steele Canyon High School. The accident occurred during a recent morning as the young student made his way to school along Steele Canyon Road.
People in the San Diego area may have heard about a horrendous car accident that cost one innocent cyclist his life and will very likely send the driver to prison for a significant portion of his.