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At least 10 people, 4 vehicles involved in major accident

A multi-car accident on Highway 4 left multiple drivers and passengers needing medical care and a number of vehicles with serious damage. The accident occurred near Antioch where a stray bumper had fallen onto the freeway. As speeding cars tried to avoid it, one stopped, triggering a pileup that involved four other vehicles. At least 10 people were treated for injuries, with reports that three people were listed in critical condition. Five ambulances and four helicopters responded to the scene to tend to the victims. Road debris like this is dangerous – auto-parts, bumpers, loose and unsecured cargo as well…

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Leaving The Scene Of An Accident Is Wrong

A driver in downtown San Francisco fled the scene of a serious accident recently, but the police fortunately apprehended her later in the day. This is yet another example of drivers who try to get away from the problems they caused, only to suffer more extensive punishment because of their decision. No one should flee the scene of an accident. There is no reason to do this. You immediately escalate a civil wrong to a criminal act. And drivers who stay at the scene are able to help those who have been hurt by their conduct The 32-year-old defendant driver…

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Fatal Pedestrian Accidents Are On The Rise

A recent report revealed that one category, which California sits atop of, isn’t the type you want to be famous for; the Governors Highway Safety Association found that California, Florida, New York and Texas accounted for 42 percent of pedestrian fatalities nationwide. Even with an 11 percent decrease in the number of fatal pedestrian accidents in the first half of 2016 when compared with the same period in 2015 in California ranked #1 for fatal pedestrian accidents. This statistic reflects a scary trend nationwide. Fatal pedestrian accidents have reached highs that haven’t been seen in decades. From 2015 to 2016,…

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Read our free white paper about carbon monoxide poisoning – it could save your life

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas that’s highly toxic to humans. CO poisoning is responsible for hundreds of deaths every year. Alarmingly, it often happens with little or no warning. By the time you realize something is wrong, it may be too late. So how can you protect yourself (and your loved ones) from CO poisoning? The first step is to educate yourself about the dangers. By reading our free white paper, titled “Without Warning: How Everyday Appliances Become Deadly Threats,” you’ll learn: Which common household appliances are the biggest culprits What factors contribute to CO leaks What…

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