One of the original California counties, Solano was created in 1850 and named after the regions Suisun tribe chief, Chief Solano. It is in the easternmost region of the North Bay, although a percentage extends into Sacramento Valley. There are seven cities in this county. They are Rio Vista, Fairfield, Dixon, Benicia, Suisun City, Vacaville, and Vallejo. There are also myriad unincorporated communities the county.
Solano County has myriad attractions, events and exciting things to check out for natives as well as visitors. The Jelly Belly jelly bean factory is a popular stop for many visitors of all ages. Take advantage of the factory tour where you’ll be able to check out where they make over 150 different flavors and dessert treats and the secret to why it takes over a week to make a single jelly bean.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is also in Solano County. Not only can you find thrilling rides and funs escapades but entertaining shows and interactive events. There are rides for kids, families, and those just for sheer thrill. Plenty of places to grab a bite to eat are scattered about and you’ll find lots of fun characters ambling throughout the park. To top off the fun, check out the animal encounters and attractions.
There are a number of museums throughout the county as well where visitors can learn the history, culture and arts of the county through the years. Included in those are the Benicia Fire Museum, Benicia History Museum, Pena Adobe and Mowers-Goheen Museum, the Travis Air Museum, the Western Railroad Museum, Rio Vista Museum and many more.
Lake Solano Parks are perfect for the outdoor adventurer. Campgrounds are available to stay and enjoy swimming, boating, animal watching, fishing and everything that draws people to the California wilderness.
Travelling to the many exciting destinations in Solano County is easy with the many transportations venues available. Major highways, interstates and state routes run throughout the county. Those are Interstates 80, 505, 680, 780, State routes 12, 29, 37, 84, and 113. There are also a few transit services available including SolTrans, Fairfield and Suisun Transit, Vacaville City Coach and the Rio Vista Delta Breeze. The agencies all connect allowing travelers a chance to go anywhere in the county.
No city with this many interesting destinations and major roadways is without car accidents. Unfortunately, they can happen on even the safest of roadways. Periodically, even the transit systems are involved in accidents. Sixty-two year old Clyde Morris was killed while walking his dog in September of 2015. He was struck by an Amtrak train in Elmira. Kevin Wright was killed during his family reunion in August of 2015 when he was run over by an armored tank. He was riding on top of the tank, lost his balance and fell off directly in front of it. An altercation and stabbing in Vallejo led to the death of 29 year old Robert Nolon-Corominas when he was then ran over by a U-Haul truck in a hit and run.
No matter how or where vehicle accidents occur they can be devastating for the entire family. Injuries sustained can lead to loss of mobility, work, wages and entire careers. Often mental issues arise and victims develop PTSD, anxiety, panic and other maladies as a result. Even long term relationships can be a casualty of a car accident when the circumstances are severe.
Obtaining knowledgeable legal counsel with experience in Solano County car accidents is imperative in order to restore life to its previous state. Insurance company lawyers can often seem obliging and compassionate but their main objective is to save their client money, not the victim.