Drivers on the Carneros Highway witnessed a startling accident on the morning of July, 25th, 2016, when 41 year old Souraxay Chanthavong of Santa Rosa lost control of her 2001 Honda Civic and wound up entering the opposing lane. CHP Officer Marc Renspurger reports that the car was then broadsided by a Fiat 500c, being driven by 60 year old Napa resident Becky Scott.
Although fuel costs have gone down substantially over the last few years, people still continue to choose walking over driving in suburban and urban areas. While statistically speaking, pedestrians are much less likely to be involved in a fatal or near fatal accident, there is always a possibly that a vehicle can strike a pedestrian.
As it almost always tends to do, summer is fast-approaching Californians. With less than a month away, Memorial Day weekend will be here before we know it. While this means the beginning of summer and other fun festivities, it also means an increase in drunk drivers on the road. Motorists should be extra careful the weekend of Memorial Day as drunk drivers cause some of the most serious accidents and injuries. In many cases they are unfortunately fatal ones.