A motorcyclists recently suffered serious injuries to his legs after a hit and run accident in Temecula. A report by The Press Enterprise notes a woman was arrested shortly after the crash on suspicion of a felony hit and run. According to the article, the driver struck the motorcycle while making a turn in an intersection. The vehicle stopped briefly after the crash before leaving the scene.
The loved ones of 37-year-old Darin Steffey say they are seeking justice for his unnecessary and untimely death. They say they got a start on that score last week when a judge ordered the woman accused of killing him to stand trial for gross vehicular manslaughter.
There may be nothing more frightening for a motorcyclist than the possibility of getting hit by another car on the road. Unfortunately, these types of accidents happen much too frequently in San Diego and all across California. Because of their smaller size, motorcycles can be a little bit more difficult to spot on the road and when drivers do not take the time to look out for a biker, they run the risk of crashing into one.
Two people are in the hospital recovering from injuries they incurred in a boating accident at a California reservoir earlier this month. The specific nature of the victims’ injuries has not been widely reported, although they are described as “serious.”
Most San Diego residents love a day spent on the water--either on the ocean, lakes or rivers. Of course, it is very important for everyone to operate their boats and other watercrafts safely in order to avoid accidents. When people are irresponsible, a day of boating can be very dangerous.
A San Diego police detective who lost part of his leg last month due to a motorcycle accident is in good spirits, according to a recent news report. The 19-year veteran of the San Diego Police Department was off duty on June 14, and riding his motorcycle in Alpine, when he was struck by a sedan that turned in front of him.
California readers already know that texting while driving is illegal no matter the circumstance. The texting ban is a part of a larger effort to curb distracted driving and prevent car and motorcycle accidents that can cause injuries and deaths each year.
The surviving family members of a 37-year-old Oxnard man have a lot of questions this month about the circumstances that led to his death. But because the investigation is still ongoing, officers from the California Highway Patrol are finding their questions rather difficult to answer.
A Murrieta man who was involved in a serious motorcycle accident several weeks ago died last week from injuries sustained in the crash. The day of the accident, the man was riding his motorcycle northeast of San Diego in Aguanga when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle.
When a news story reports that a person's blood alcohol level was over the legal limit, an image of a driver taking a breathalyzer test after being pulled over by a cop may come to mind. However, drivers are not the only people who need to be aware of how much they have had to drink before turning on an ignition.