Phoenix crash leaves man dead, woman injured: police

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A man is dead and a woman is injured following a crash in north Phoenix. Phoenix Police say the single-car crash happened on Aug. 18 near 21st Avenue and Bell Road. A man in his late-40s was pronounced dead at the scene and the woman was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition. No identities were released. It's unclear what caused the driver to lose control of the car and crash into the pole.  Bell Road is closed from 21st to 23rd Avenues due to the crash. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.
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Las Vegas police: Motorcyclist dies after hitting pickup truck

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A 57-year-old man was killed this morning after the motorcycle he was riding crashed into a truck near the Las Vegas Strip, according to Metro Police. The crash happened about 5 a.m. on Desert Inn Road, east of Joe W. Brown Drive, police said. A pickup truck was traveling west on Desert Inn approaching a red light at the intersection with Joe W. Brown, police said.  The motorcycle was also heading west on Desert Inn while splitting lanes and crashed into the back of the truck just east of the intersection, police said. The motorcyclist was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, where they died, police said.  The Clark County Coroner's Office will release the motorcyclists name after his family has been notified, police said.
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Woman killed in early morning crash on Las Vegas Strip

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A Las Vegas woman was killed and two other people injured in a crash early today on the Las Vegas Strip, according to Metro Police. The crash happened about 1:35 a.m. near Resorts World Las Vegas, police said. A car was stopped facing south in a left turn lane when it made an abrupt right turn to enter Resorts World, police said. The car entered the path of a crossover SUV headed south at a “high rate of speed,” police said. The front of the SUV collided with the right side of the car, police said. The driver of the car, a 50-year-old Las Vegas woman, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The driver of the SUV, a 38-year-old Las Vegas woman, suffered moderate injuries and was taken…
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2 planes collide over California airport, resulting in multiple fatalities

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Three people were killed after two planes crashed mid-air over the Watsonville Municipal Airport in California on Thursday afternoon, according to Mayor Eduardo Montesino. A single-engine Cessna 152 and a twin-engine Cessna 340 collided during their final decent, according to a statement from the Federal Aviation Administration. One person was on board the Cessna 152 and two people were on board the Cessna 340, the FAA said. No one was injured on the ground, the FAA added. A pet on board one of the planes was also killed, Montesino said. Reports of the incident came in just before 3 p.m., according to a Twitter post from the city. The city of Watsonville is about an hour south of San Jose. In a later statement, city officials said they were "absolutely saddened to hear about…
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Morning fatal collision reported in SJ after SUV crashes into tree; Marks 43rd traffic death in city

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A sports utility vehicle hit a tree, killing the driver, in a crash in San Jose Saturday morning, police said. A 2005 Infiniti sports utility vehicle was traveling westbound on West Hedding Street around 3 a.m. Saturday when it left the roadway and collided with a tree on the north side of the street, according to police. The man who was driving the SUV sustained major injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The cause of the collision will remain under investigation. The man's name will be released by the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office after confirming his identity and notifying next of kin. This is the 41st fatal collision, and the 43rd traffic death of 2022. Anyone with information is urged to contact…
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2 Dead, 1 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into Stopped Big-Rig in San Mateo Bridge

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Two women died in a crash Friday morning on westbound Highway 92 in Foster City, just west of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said. The crash was reported shortly after 9:45 a.m. on the highway just east of Foster City Boulevard on the Peninsula side of the bridge. Three women in a Ford Fusion were traveling west and had just gotten off the bridge when the Ford veered across lanes of the highway and struck a big-rig that was parked on the right hand shoulder and then ended up in a ditch, CHP spokesman Officer Art Montiel said. The driver and left rear passenger in the Ford died, while the third woman was taken to a hospital, and an update on her condition was not immediately…
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Compensation for whiplash in traffic accidents

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What is a whiplash? Cervical sprain or commonly called whiplash is an injury caused by hyperextension or sudden hyperflexion of the neck, beyond its normal range of motion, and usually affects the muscles, nerves, tendons of the neck and even discs. , causing herniated discs in the most severe cases. In an accident, the movement made by our spine is similar to the movement of a whip, since when we receive the impact from behind, our body moves forward and at the same time our head stays behind and immediately afterwards our body will go backwards and our head So, although the injury itself is commonly called  whiplash,  the truth is that this term describes the causal mechanism by which the injury itself is produced. This injury is the most common in traffic…
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The police report in a car accident

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If you have suffered a traffic accident in which you have not been able to agree with the rest of those involved regarding the version of the facts or the fault in the accident, or if you do not have the data of the other interveners, surely It will be interesting to obtain a copy of the police report in the event that a police authority has intervened. What is a police report? The police report is an official document instructed by the State Security Forces and Bodies, through which the agents who intervene after the production of a traffic accident record the events that occurred, the steps they have carried out to determine these events , and all other relevant data surrounding the claim. In this sense, the police…
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