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Sacramento school bus crash injures 2

Every day throughout the United States, cars and school buses share the road. Unfortunately, there are times when these vehicles are involved in an accident with one another. Regardless of who is at fault, the end result can be injury or even death.

During the morning hours of Thursday, May 29, 2014, a school bus was struck by a car in the Vintage Park Dr. and Calvine Road area. According to authorities that responded to the scene, the accident happened when an Elk Grove Unified School District bus stopped at railroad tracks and was subsequently hit by a car from behind.

California car accident involving fire engine injures 2

Any car accident, regardless of if it takes place on a city street or highway, has the chance of injuring or killing those involved. Furthermore, when one vehicle is much bigger than the other, there is an even greater risk of serious injury for the people in the smaller vehicle.

According to local officials, a Davis, California, fire engine was involved in an accident with a car at approximately 8:45 a.m. at Fifth and L streets. As a result of the accident, the driver of the car and a firefighter were injured.

California bill could help with defective auto parts

From one side of the country to the next, used cars are sold in large numbers. Often, a used car has an outstanding recall that is never taken care of before it is sold. There is a bill in the California legislature that would require used cars with a recall to be fixed before it is placed for sale.

This bill has taken on a sense of urgency, due to the fact that 2014 is on pace to break the record for the most vehicle recalls in a single year. Furthermore, many of these recalls are associated with older vehicles, which are often sold by used car dealers.

Victory issues recall for defective motorcycle part

Many of our California readers enjoy hitting the open road on their motorcycle. When doing so, these drivers are watching out for what is going on around them. At the same time, they expect their bike to be manufactured with safety in mind.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently issued a recall covering 872 Victory motorcycles that were manufactured between Jan. 22, 2014 and April 25, 2014. Many models were included in the recall involving a possible crankcase issue, including the 2015 Gunner and 2014 Victory Cross Country, Boardwalk, Vision, Vegas Eight Ball, Ness Cross Country, Judge, Jackpot, High Ball, Hammer Eight Ball and the Cross Country Eight Ball.

6 injured in California car accident

At any time of the day, many types of vehicles may be traveling on the roadways of California. This includes cars, trucks, emergency vehicles, police vehicles, and motorcycles, among others.

At approximately 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, April 20, 2014, six people were injured in a car accident in Northridge. According to reports, six people were injured, with a police officer and a 6-year-old girl transported to the hospital for treatment. The other four people who were injured in the accident were treated at the scene.

California girl attacked by dog, suffers multiple injuries

Even though dogs are among the most popular pets in the United States, some of these animals are not as friendly as others. According to Santa Monica police, an 8-year-old California girl was attacked by two or three pit bulls during a recent home visit on the 1800 block of 21st Street.

For the time being, the dogs are being quarantined. That being said, they will be released back to its owners in 10 days. This news did not sit well with the girl's mother. She said, "I definitely think the dogs should be put down or either taken out of their care because nobody is really safe, because the dog just flipped out, even on the owner."

Johnson & Johnson to pay big for defective product

Despite the fact that Johnson & Johnson is one of the most well known companies in the medical field, it does not mean it is immune to making mistakes that harm others. Recently, a Texas jury ordered the company to pay a woman $1.2 million as a result of a defective design of a vaginal-mesh implant.

This is an important decision by the court, as it is the first verdict against Johnson & Johnson regarding this type of product. As a result, others who have had similar issues, which may include some of our California readers, could decide to move forward in the same direction.

Defective auto parts lead to big Toyota recall

Toyota Motor Corp. is one of the largest auto manufacturers in the world, with many of our California readers owning at least one of these vehicles. Just like other companies in this space, Toyota has run into its share of recalls.

Recently, Toyota has recalled 6.39 million vehicles worldwide. This includes more than 2.3 million in the United States, related to five different defective auto parts.

Sacramento car accident caught on video

Most people who drive on the highway realize the risk of being involved in a car accident. Regardless of how cautious you are, it is hard to know what the other drivers on the road at the same time are thinking.

On the morning of March 24, commuters in Sacramento were faced with traffic delays on Interstate 80 as the result of several accidents. At approximately 8 a.m., a news crew was preparing to report from the scene of a car accident on the westbound side of the interstate when several vehicles in the eastbound lanes collided.

Motorcycle accident in California injures 2

For some people, there is no better feeling than driving a motorcycle on the open road. They enjoy the wind in their face and the power under their seat. However, these people are also aware that they could be involved in an accident at any time, which is why most exercise extreme caution at all times.

Recently, a motorcycle and a car collided on Interstate 205 in California, which led to two people being taken to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.