Roadway Departure Accident Along Grant Line Road

A roadway departure accident in Rancho Cordova resulted in the injury of at least one person on January 14, 2019. The accident occurred at about 4:30 in the afternoon along Grant Line Road just north of Raymer Way between the drivers of a Nissan Sentra and Honda Civic. Both of the vehicles were reported as having gone off the side of the road. According to the report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP), one of the cars had crossed over the centerline and struck the other vehicle in the southbound lane. Sacramento Fire Department personnel arrived at the scene, and an ambulance was summoned. No information was released on the identity or condition of the injured person. The accident will be investigated by the CHP to determine the cause.

Redding Collision Injures Motorized Wheelchair Driver

Redding Police Department (RPD) officers reported a serious auto accident on Monday, January 14, 2018. The crash involved a passenger vehicle and a pedestrian who had been using an electric wheelchair. Officials who responded to the accident said that the pedestrian, identified as 54-year-old Redding man Genaro Maravilla, received serious injuries during the incident. The most recent reports stated that Maravilla was in the care of a local hospital where his condition was listed as critical. I would like to extend my sympathy and support to Mr. Maravilla and his loved ones while they are enduring this difficult time.

Dog Bite Risk on the Rise in California

The dog bite risk has gone up in California as more people are deciding to purchase or adopt this type of new addition to the family. Statistics on pet ownership show that more than 65 percent of all Americans own a pet, and many of them are dogs. Although most dogs, whether big or small, are lovable, great companions and valued members of the family, dog bites and injuries are a continuing problem as millions of dog bites occur each year. Learning how to lower your dog bite risk can help avoid this potential danger. If you are injured by a dog, an experienced dog bite lawyer may help you obtain financial compensation to pay for your medical bills, lost time at work and the psychological damage caused by the attack.

Blunt Traumatic Brain Injury

The injuries that someone can suffer in a traumatic accident vary widely in their severity. While some people might escape an auto accident without a single scratch, other people can sustain life-threatening injuries. One of these is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). For those who do not know, a TBI develops following a blow to the head that adversely impacts the function of the brain. These can lead to lifelong complications that family members and friends have to learn how to handle. A blow to the head can be categorized as either a blunt traumatic brain injury or a penetrating traumatic brain injury. Unfortunately, these injuries are actually quite common. Based on statistics that have been published by American Speech Hearing and Language Association:

Two Injured in Brentwood Intersection Collision

Three cars were involved in a Brentwood collision on Sunday evening, January 13. The accident, which took place at the intersection of Marsh Creek Road and Walnut Boulevard, was believed to have been caused by one driver that ran a red light. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene and assisted in transferring two injured people to nearby medical centers for treatment. No fatalities were reported.

Adrenal Gland Rupture in an Auto Accident

Auto accidents happen every day. While it can be tempting to gloss over the reports that come on the television and the radio, it is important to remember that people can be seriously injured or even killed in these collisions. Unfortunately, people often forget just how common these auto accidents can be. Some of the statistics that have been published regarding motor vehicle accidents on Driver Knowledge include:

Fresno Fatal Pedestrian Crash

A Fresno fatal pedestrian crash claimed the life of a woman in west Fresno on the afternoon of January 15, 2019. The incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. along Hughes Avenue in the vicinity of Belmont Avenue. Authorities responding to the scene found a woman lying unconscious in the middle of the street. Medical personnel transported the injured woman to a hospital for immediate treatment. Sadly, the woman was pronounced dead during hospitalization. Her identity has been withheld due to pending notification of family members. My thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of the deceased woman in their time of loss and sorrow.

New Parking Garage in Roseville Requires Repairs

City officials announced in June last year that the new parking structure for Oak Street in Roseville was officially complete. However, just six months later the eight-story-tall monolith has been damaged at the top level of the structure. The city took action by placing sandbags and various other preventive measures to alleviate the damage. Moving forward, the structure is partially closed during renovations.

Work-Related Safety Standards for Commercial Drivers

Accidents involving trucks, buses, and other large motor vehicles could lead to dozens of serious injuries and fatalities. It is important not to overlook these severe collisions. According to statistics that have been released by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA):

Modesto Serious Motorcycle Accident

A Modesto serious motorcycle accident occurred on January 13 at the intersection of 12th Street and M Street. A motorcyclist was riding in the area when he was struck by a vehicle at the intersection. Paramedics were called to the scene to render aid to the injured rider. He was later transported to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. An update regarding his condition has not yet been released by officials.