Car Accidents in California This Week

Highway 17 shutdown Friday; mudslide worker killed by construction vehicle
Highway 17 will be closed in all directions near Vinehill Road in Scotts Valley late Friday morning for several hours because of additional mudslides falling along the highway and the fatal construction accident investigation, the …

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Teen arrested after elderly man dies in hit-n-run crash Highway Patrol
Following the fatal impact, the motorist continued driving and left the area, CHP public-affairs Officer Kevin Pearlstein said.

The victim, whose name has been withheld pending family notification, died at the scene of …

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Palmdale Woman Sought After Fleeing Scene of Double Fatal Crash are asking for the public’s help in locating a female driver who allegedly fled the scene of a fatal crash that happened over the weekend in the …

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Santa Maria woman dead after early morning single-vehicle rollover gather at a makeshift memorial near the site of a fatal single-car crash on Highway 135, just north of Lakeview Road, on Monday.

Female passenger Leann Stauffer, 37, suffered major head trauma in the collision and was pronounced dead at the …

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Prosecutor: Driver in fatal Fremont crash was filled with drugs Sampson, 22, had a severed leg and was so badly mangled from the crash on Aug. 16, 2014 in Fremont at 12:13 p.m. that his friend said he looked like “butchered meat,” prosecutor Angela Backers said.

Sampson was stopped on the shoulder of …

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Fatal Unroped Fall On Easy Terrain – Bear Creek Spire, California

This accident might have been prevented if the team had been roped.

Even though roped climbing is slower, if the terrain takes you through sections where a fall would result in injury or death, it’s better to break out the rope.

Alpine climbers should …

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Ski patrol tech identified in fatal Squaw Valley accident Valley Alpine Meadows President and CEO Andy Wirth told the media Tuesday that Joe Zuiches was the “best of the best” when it came to avalanche control at the resort.

He had worked at Squaw Valley since 2012.

The investigation into his death is …

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CHP Investigating Deadly Accident Off Capital City Freeway Highway Patrol says they were called to the scene Monday morning to investigate a bumper in the roadway.

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The officer who responded soon found a car on the shoulder.

A person soon …

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Northern California twins sentenced to life for deadly crash
Twin brothers have been sentenced to life in prison for a fatal 2014 crash in California.

The Sacramento Bee reports that the Placer County District Attorney’s Office says Ruslan Glukhoy was sentenced Friday to …

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California mom’s body left submerged in river for days after fatal car crash, California

A Northern California mother was killed in a car crash, and days later authorities still can’t get to her body, CBS San Francisco station KPIX-TV reports.

Her family is outraged.

The California Highway Patrol says the incident …

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2 Visalia women killed in crash with bus in Tulare County

A collision involving a bus and a car killed two women Tuesday night in Tulare County, the California Highway Patrol said.

The bus came to rest on its right side and the driver was thrown out and had fatal injuries.

The …

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2 Killed in Crash on 10 Freeway in Pomona men were killed after their vehicle crashed into the back of a semi-trailer Wednesday morning on the 10 Freeway in Pomona.

The crash was reported at around 3:47 a.m. on the eastbound side of the freeway near Indian Hill Boulevard, according to Los …

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