Wrongful Death

Oakland, CA - Man Killed, Two Injured in Two-Car Crash at 10100 San Leandro St

Oakland, CA – Man Killed, Two Injured in Two-Car Crash at 10100 San Leandro St

Oakland, CA (June 14, 2021) – A 45-year-old man was killed and two other people sustained serious injuries after a multi-vehicle accident occurred on Sunday night, June 13, in East Oakland, police reported on Monday. The name of the victim killed was not released, and he is identified only as an Oakland resident at this time. The multi-car crash happened around 7:00 p.m. Sunday in the 10100 block of San Leandro Street. Officers say that the victim was driving a [...]

San Jose, CA - Woman Killed, Two Injured in Agave Sports Bar Accident at 544 W Alma Ave

San Jose, CA – Woman Killed, Two Injured in Agave Sports Bar Accident at 544 W Alma Ave

San Jose, CA (June 12, 2021) – One woman was killed and two men sustained serious injuries when a suspected drunk driver crashed into an outdoor dining area in San Jose on Friday evening, June 11, police said. Officers with the San Jose Police Department say that the collision was reported shortly after 9:00 p.m. and occurred outside the Agave Sports Bar and Grill at 544 West Alma Avenue. An SJPD news release noted that the driver parked his white [...]

Tracy, CA - Man Killed in ACE Train Accident at Linne Rd & MacArthur Dr

Tracy, CA – Man Killed in ACE Train Accident at Linne Rd & MacArthur Dr

Tracy, CA (June 10, 2021) – A San Jose-bound train struck and killed a construction worker on Wednesday morning, June 9, in the Tracy area. Altamont Corridor Express officials reported the incident shortly after 7:00 a.m. An ACE spokesperson said that train 5 from Stockton to San Jose stopped just before the Tracy station as a result of the accident, which occurred around 6:45 a.m. Tracy police officers say that the train hit a construction company vehicle with a man [...]

San Jose, CA - Eric Thomas Burton Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Naglee & Dana Aves

San Jose, CA – Eric Thomas Burton Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Naglee & Dana Aves

San Jose, CA (June 9, 2021) – A pedestrian has died from his injuries following a pedestrian accident that occurred in the Rose Garden neighborhood last week, June 2, according to police. Officers say that they were dispatched to the scene, near Naglee Avenue and Dana Avenue, around 9:44 p.m. An initial investigation indicated that the man was walking through the intersection when a driver in a white 2000 Toyota Camry hit him. The man was transported to a local [...]

San Jose, CA - Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident at Piercy Rd & Optical Ct

San Jose, CA – Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident at Piercy Rd & Optical Ct

San Jose, CA (June 8, 2021) – A man died after a motorcycle accident in south San Jose on Sunday evening, June 7, according to officials with the San Jose Police Department. The incident was reported around 9:30 p.m. and occurred at Piercy Road and Optical Court. SJPD officers said an initial investigation determined that the rider was traveling westbound on Piercy Road when he wrecked for unknown reasons. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, though his name [...]

Santa Clara, CA - One Killed, Three Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on Montague Expy at Hwy 101

Santa Clara, CA – One Killed, Three Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on Montague Expy at Hwy 101

Santa Clara, CA (June 6, 2021) – One person died and three other victims sustained serious injuries in a wrong-way accident that occurred early Sunday, June 6, troopers with the California Highway Patrol said. Patrol officers were alerted to the head-on collision around 4:30 a.m. near the Montague Expressway interchange to Highway 101.  The driver of a Toyota Corolla was heading northbound on the southbound side of the highway and smashed into a Toyota Camry. A Nissan Sentra going southbound [...]

Los Gatos, CA - One Killed, Two Injured in Septic Tanker Crash on Hwy 17 at Bear Creek

Los Gatos, CA – One Killed, Two Injured in Septic Tanker Crash on Hwy 17 at Bear Creek

Los Gatos, CA (June 5, 2021) – All southbound lanes of Highway 17 near Bear Creek were shut down after a three-vehicle accident left one driver dead and two more seriously injured on Saturday morning, June 5. Around 8:00 a.m., a septic tanker traveling on Black Road, which runs perpendicular to Highway 17, lost control of the vehicle’s brakes. California Highway Patrol officer Ross Lee said that the septic tanker continued across a frontage road and struck through a highway [...]

San Francisco, CA - Marvin Hernandez Killed in Head-on Crash on SR 99 at Fulkerth & Lander Aves

San Francisco, CA – Marvin Hernandez Killed in Head-on Crash on SR 99 at Fulkerth & Lander Aves

San Francisco, CA (June 4, 2021) – On Tuesday evening, June 1, troopers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a red Ford Focus hit a Chevrolet Silverado in a head-on collision on State Route 99, located just north of Fulkerth Avenue and Lander Avenue. The impact of the initial collision allegedly propelled the Chevrolet into the center divider. The Chevrolet’s driver, identified as a 21-year-old Delhi man, sustained minor injuries, and his passenger, a 20-year-old Turlock woman, suffered serious injuries. [...]

San Francisco, CA - One Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Hwy 280 SB at Monterey Blvd

San Francisco, CA – One Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Hwy 280 SB at Monterey Blvd

San Francisco, CA (June 1, 2021) – Several lanes of Highway 280 were closed on Tuesday afternoon, June 1, after a fatal incident involving a pedestrian occurred, troopers with the California Highway Patrol said. The incident was reported around 4:30 p.m. Witnesses reported seeing a person fall onto southbound I-280 near the Monterey Boulevard exit. Rescuers at the San Francisco Fire Department said two off-duty nurses witnessed the person tumble onto the freeway. They started CPR before paramedics arrived at [...]

Fremont, CA - One Killed, One Injured in Car Accident on Hwy 87 at Hwy 101 & San Jose Airport

Fremont, CA – One Killed, One Injured in Car Accident on Hwy 87 at Hwy 101 & San Jose Airport

Fremont, CA (May 31, 2021) – One person died and another person was transported to an area hospital on Sunday morning, May 30, after a crash occurred on northbound Highway 87 near the San Jose International Airport. According to reports from California Highway Patrol troopers, the wreck was reported around 6:00 a.m. and happened on a Highway 87 transition ramp to Highway 101. Officers say that at least one vehicle went off the roadway, but the circumstances causing the collision [...]