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Police Looking for Hit-and-Run Driver After Escondido Pedestrian Fatality

Law enforcement authorities in Escondido are looking for a white truck that fatally struck a 23-year-old pedestrian in Escondido yesterday. According to witnesses, at around 10:10 pm last evening (February 3, 2014), a white “U-Haul style” box truck hit 23-year-old Benjamin Ramirez on Bear Valley Parkway just west of Boyle.…

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Inclement Weather and Southern California Bus Crashes

Four Major Bus Crashes in December Rainy weather in Southern California has made the highways slick and dangerous. Currently, four serious bus crashes have occurred on the California highways in the last month. Some commentators believe the rainy weather contributed significantly to the crashes. A tour bus on its way…

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Federal Safety Regulators Shut Down 52 Bus Companies

Bus accidents happen with some frequency in California, and such mass transit accidents can be especially dangerous. An article in the Huffington Post reported that federal bus safety regulators recently shut down 52 companies due to poor safety records and failures to meet certain standards. In southern California, buses are…

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Trolley Accident in Grant Hill

Just last week, a person was hospitalized after a Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) trolley struck the victim near a station in Grant Hill. Although the investigation remains ongoing, this was a very serious MTS accident. The San Diego Fire-Rescue dispatchers received the call just after midnight on Sunday, and they…

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Suspected Drunk Driver Kills Elderly Couple in Valley Center

Is it safe to be a pedestrian in busy urban areas? Earlier this month, an elderly couple died in a tragic accident in Valley Center when a suspected drunk driver hit them, according to a report in UT San Diego. Pedestrian accidents occur much more often than we’d like to…

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San Ysidro Canopy Collapse Sends 11 to the Hospital

Our Southern California injury lawyer knows well the consequences of inadequate upkeep of public transportation spaces. One of the most basic duties that public bodies owe to community members is maintenance of the public areas used by thousands and thousands of residents each day. When those charged with that task…