Grass Valley Accident Data

Grass Valley is a lovely town situated in one of the most beautiful areas of California. Residents enjoy a unique, laid-back community located right at the base of the Sierra Mountains. However, even though Grass Valley has a relatively low population, the city still does see car accidents, and when these collisions happen, people are at risk of suffering serious injuries. Accidents can happen for many reasons, and crashes are sometimes out of the control of the people involved. While you may not always be able to avoid an accident, Grass Valley residents can increase their safety by learning about how accidents typically happen in their area.

Proving Damages When an Injury is Not Externally Visible

I’m Ed Smith, a traumatic brain injury lawyer in San Francisco. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) cases are considered among the more complex personal injury cases for a variety of reasons. To begin with, brain injuries are often internal, and may not show any significant external skull wound or laceration, or even a hairline fracture in the diagnostic imaging results.

Mobility After a Femur Fracture

Fractures of the femur are incredibly severe, and it can be difficult for people to recover from. Depending on the severity of the fracture, people might have trouble walking, let alone running. It is essential for everyone to understand just how common femur fractures can be. Some of the statistics on femur fractures that have been released by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)have shown that:

Sacramento Aggressive Drivers

Sacramento aggressive drivers may be a problem, according to data compiled by GasBuddy. The company used its Drives feature to look at 30 U.S. metropolitan areas and discovered that four cities in California ranked among the top 10 for problems with aggressive driving. Sacramento was listed as the third city in the nation for aggressive drivers. Los Angeles took the number one spot, while San Francisco came in fifth and the sixth place was taken by San Diego.

Leg Injuries Reported in Fresno Pedestrian Accident

A pedestrian was hospitalized for severe leg injuries after being pinned against a light pole by a pickup truck in Fresno on March 18, 2019. The pedestrian accident occurred shortly before 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of Olive Avenue and Blackstone Avenue. Officers from the Fresno Police Department witnessed a pickup truck traveling east along Olive Avenue, swerved and struck a light pole at the intersection. Officers found a pedestrian with both of his legs pinned between the pole and the vehicle. Emergency personnel was contacted to the scene to free the man. He was transported to a local hospital and was reported to be in stable condition.

Turlock Bicycle Accident Injures Man

A bicycle accident near Turlock left a man with major injuries on the night of March 11, 2019. The incident occurred along Greenway Avenue in the vicinity of Lander Avenue, just south of Turlock. A man was riding his bicycle westbound along Greenway Avenue shortly before 6:00 in the evening. At the same time, a big rig was traveling north along Lander Avenue at an estimated speed of 15 mph. The trucker reportedly saw the cyclist near the intersection, braked, and turned to the left to avoid a collision. Unfortunately, his efforts were unsuccessful as the large truck collided with the cyclist. The man riding the bike suffered serious injuries and was transported via ambulance to a hospital in Modesto. An update regarding his condition has not yet been released by officials.

Bowel and Bladder Dysfunction After a Car Accident

Some injuries that can occur after a motor vehicle collision include bumps, scrapes, bruises, and bone fractures. However, bowel and bladder dysfunction injuries are frequently overlooked. Those who are fortunate enough to survive a serious road traffic accident could still develop complications relating to daily bathroom functions.

Motorcycle Accident Injury in Sacramento

A Sacramento motorcycle accident injury happened along Gold Express Drive on March 16 that resulted in serious harm to the rider. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident occurred shortly before 8:00 in the morning along eastbound Gold Express Drive just west of Gold Meadow Way. The area is located near Fair Oaks and north of the Lincoln Highway. It occurred when a black motorcycle was involved in a collision with a Hyundai. The roadway was blocked for a short time by the crash. The CHP did not report what hospital the rider was transported to, nor was there any information on what caused the accident.

Drunk Driving Accident in South Sacramento

A drunk driving accident in South Sacramento resulted in injuries. It happened about 6:00 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Franklin Boulevard when a Cadillac and truck collided. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported it as a drunk driving incident, which blocked the roadway to passing motorists. Two trucks were called to remove both vehicles due to the extent of the damage. An ambulance was called to transport at least one of the individuals involved in the crash to Kaiser Permanente South Medical Center. The extent of injuries is unknown at this time. An investigation was conducted by the CHP to determine what caused the accident. No information has been released on whether the person suspected of driving drunk was detained.

Motorcycle Accident Fatally Injures Ceres Man

A Ceres man passed away in a motorcycle accident near Jamestown on the evening of March 13, 2019. The crash happened shortly before 6:30 p.m. along Highway 120 in the vicinity of O’Byrnes Ferry Road. A man riding a Yamaha motorcycle reportedly entered the oncoming traffic lane to overtake a slower-moving vehicle. While doing so, he was struck by a driver of a Chevrolet Suburban who was also in the process of passing slower traffic. The impact of the collision caused the man to be ejected from the Yamaha, and he landed in the grass and dirt shoulder. The motorist and passenger of the Chevrolet Suburban were uninjured in the crash. Sadly, the biker was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials have identified the decedent as 45-year-old Joshua Cody Boykin of Ceres. I would like to send my healing thoughts and prayers to the friends and family of Mr. Boykin in their time of loss and sorrow.