Wrongful Death

Oakland, CA - Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident at 79th Ave & International Blvd

Oakland, CA – Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident at 79th Ave & International Blvd

Oakland, CA (July 10, 2021) – A 33-year-old motorcyclist died on Thursday evening, July 8, after he sustained serious injuries in a collision that occurred in East Oakland. Police say that two vehicles, including one that fled the scene, were involved. The incident happened at the intersection of 79th Avenue and International Boulevard around 10:00 p.m. when the motorcyclist, who was riding westbound on International, collided with a white Pontiac Vibe SUV traveling southbound on 79th and making a left [...]

Chino, CA - Two Killed, One Injured After Car Crash in Chino Pool at Schaefer & East End Aves

Chino, CA – Two Killed, One Injured After Car Crash in Chino Pool at Schaefer & East End Aves

Chino, CA (July 9, 2021) – Two people died after a car struck a median and landed in the backyard pool of a home in a Chino neighborhood early Wednesday, July 7, police said. Around 2:15 a.m., officers with the Chino Police Department responded to a report of a car accident at the intersection of Schaefer Avenue and East End Avenue. Upon arrival, police discovered a car in the pool with all three of the car’s occupants ejected. CPD officers [...]

San Leandro, CA - James Venenciano Killed in Three-Car Crash on I-880 at Aladdin Ave

San Leandro, CA – James Venenciano Killed in Three-Car Crash on I-880 at Aladdin Ave

San Leandro, CA (July 8, 2021) – Two men, including a 70-year-old man from Fremont, died on Thursday morning, July 8, in a collision that’s occurred on Interstate 880 in Alameda County, authorities said. Officials with the coroner’s office identified the Fremont man as James R. Venenciano. Troopers with the California Highway Patrol said he was driving an Acura MDX around 12:30 a.m. southbound on I-880 near Aladdin Avenue. He then collided with a semi-truck driving in the lane closest [...]

Richmond, CA - One Killed in Motorcycle Accident on I-880 at Regatta Blvd

Richmond, CA – One Killed in Motorcycle Accident on I-880 at Regatta Blvd

Richmond, CA (July 2, 2021) – Troopers with the California Highway Patrol are investigating the death of a victim found on a freeway off-ramp early Wednesday morning, June 30. Details regarding what may have happened leading up to the incident were not available immediately, including any information about the victim involved. However, troopers with  CHP‘s Oakland unit responded to the Regatta Boulevard exit and say that the victim was discovered just off westbound Interstate 580 at 7:30 a.m. EMS and [...]

Brentwood, CA - UPDATE: Susan Lovospastor Killed in Two-Car Crash at Brentwood Blvd & Grant St

Brentwood, CA – UPDATE: Susan Lovospastor Killed in Two-Car Crash at Brentwood Blvd & Grant St

Brentwood, CA (July 1, 2021) – Authorities have identified a woman that was killed in a vehicle collision that occurred on Sunday afternoon, June 27, and added that the wreck left another person with serious injuries. In a statement released in conjunction with California Highway Patrol troopers, East Contra Costa Fire District firefighters said they responded to the crash around 3:30 p.m. at Brentwood Boulevard and Grant Street. Upon arrival, rescue units discovered two vehicles that had sustained major damage. [...]

San Jose, CA - Man Killed in Car Accident on I-880 SB at Bascom Ave

San Jose, CA – Man Killed in Car Accident on I-880 SB at Bascom Ave

San Jose, CA (June 30, 2021) – A driver was killed in a crash that occurred on a South Bay freeway Wednesday afternoon, June 30, authorities said with the California Highway Patrol said. CHP reported the collision around 4:15 p.m. and said that it occurred on the southbound Interstate 880 off-ramp to Bascom Avenue in San Jose. CHP Officer Ross Lee said that the driver, described as a man between 50 and 60 years old, was pronounced dead at the [...]

Alameda, CA - Fred Zehnder Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Lincoln Ave & Walnut St

Alameda, CA – Fred Zehnder Killed in Pedestrian Accident at Lincoln Ave & Walnut St

Alameda, CA (June 29, 2021) – Former KTVU news director Fred Zehnder died on Sunday evening, June 27, after being hit by an alleged drunk driver in the Alameda area. Officers with the Alameda Police Department said that Zehnder, who was 87, was walking in a crosswalk around 10:00 p.m. when he was hit by a truck. The incident occurred at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Walnut Street. EMS units were dispatched to the scene shortly after and attempted [...]

Brentwood, CA - One Killed, One Injured in Two-Car Crash at Brentwood Blvd & Grant St

Brentwood, CA – One Killed, One Injured in Two-Car Crash at Brentwood Blvd & Grant St

Brentwood, CA (June 28, 2021) – A vehicle collision that occurred on Sunday afternoon, June 27, killed one woman and left another person with serious injuries in the Brentwood area. In a statement released with California Highway Patrol troopers, East Contra Costa Fire District firefighters said they responded to the crash at 3:40 p.m. at Brentwood Boulevard and Grant Street. Upon arrival, rescue units discovered two vehicles with major damage. Paramedics said that one person was inside one of the [...]

San Jose, CA - Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident at McLaughlin Ave & Cray Ct

San Jose, CA – Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident at McLaughlin Ave & Cray Ct

San Jose, CA (June 27, 2021) – A man died after a motorcycle accident occurred in the south San Jose area on Sunday evening, June 27, according to officers with the San Jose Police Department. SJPD officers say that the motorcyclist was killed around 9:00 p.m. Sunday night in San Jose. The wreck occurred in the area of McLaughlin Avenue and Cray Court, just north of East Capitol Expressway. Traffic in the area continued to be impacted for several hours [...]

Hayward, CA - Richard Heard Jr. Killed in Bicycle Accident at W Tennyson Rd & Dickens Ave

Hayward, CA – Richard Heard Jr. Killed in Bicycle Accident at W Tennyson Rd & Dickens Ave

Hayward, CA (June 25, 2021) – An Oakland man involved in a fatal bicycle accident in Hayward last week has now been identified, police said on Friday, June 25. Police are calling the man’s death vehicular homicide. The incident happened on June 16 around 9:15 p.m. and occurred at the intersection of West Tennyson Road and Dickens Avenue. Troopers with the California Highway Patrol identified the man as 55-year-old Richard Heard, Jr. The driver of the vehicle that hit Heard fled [...]