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Fracturing the Costal Cartilage 

The ribs are connected to the sternum by a thin layer of tissue called the costal cartilage. Like the ribs themselves, a costal cartilage fracture can take place. This is a severe issue that may lead to major complications. The ribs protect all of the vital organs in the chest. Some of these organs include:

Five Injured in Fresno County Head-On Collision

Five people were injured in a Fresno County head-on collision on the evening of July 17, 2019. The car accident occurred shortly after 6:40 p.m. near Minnewawa Avenue and Lincoln Avenue. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that a 27-year-old man was driving a white Subaru Impreza WRX northbound when he veered into the oncoming traffic lane. The Subaru then crashed head-on with a silver Honda. The Subaru driver and his passenger were transported to the hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. The three women riding inside the Honda were also taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Updated information regarding the conditions of those injured was not immediately available.

Three Injured in Redding Auto Accident

Three people suffered injuries during a car accident that happened in Redding recently. The collision reportedly involved two vehicles and took place in the early evening. While all three people involved in the accident were transported to the hospital to be given medical care, officials say that their injuries were not severe. Redding Police Department (RPD) officers are still investigating the collision.

Woman Suffered Injuries in a Pedestrian Accident

A Turlock woman was injured in an Atwater pedestrian accident on the night of July 17, 2019. The crash occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. along the right shoulder of Highway 99, just north of Applegate Road. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the 63-year-old woman was standing outside of her 2019 Nissan Versa after running out of fuel. At the same time, a 54-year-old Chowchilla man was driving a 2000 Chevrolet pickup truck along the highway in the right lane. For unknown reasons, the Chevrolet reportedly veered onto the right shoulder and collided with the rear of the Nissan. This caused the woman to be hit by one of the cars. The Chevrolet continued and overturned along the shoulder. The woman was transported via air ambulance to a hospital in Modesto for treatment of a head injury and lacerations to her right arm. The Chevrolet driver was also taken to the hospital for complaints of back pain. An update regarding the conditions of those injured was not immediately available.

San Diego Girl Killed in Fresno Pedestrian Accident

A San Diego girl was killed in a Fresno pedestrian accident on the early morning of July 16, 2019. The incident occurred shortly after 2:00 a.m. near East Teague Avenue and North Willow Avenue in northeast Fresno. A preliminary report by the Fresno Police Department suggested that a 15-year-old girl was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The driver reportedly crashed into a tree after the pedestrian accident. Emergency responders were called to the scene to render aid. Sadly, the girl was pronounced deceased at the scene. Officials have not yet identified the girl due to pending notification of her family members. We would like to send our thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of the girl in their time of loss.

Roseville Community Events

There’s more to Roseville than the Galleria Mall and great shopping opportunities! As the most thriving commercial and retail hub in the county, Roseville has a lot to offer in terms of community events. If you’ve already visited the Roseville Golfland-Sunsplash and Maidu Museum & Historic Site, but want to indulge in some fun recreation activities, here’s a list of upcoming July events in Roseville.

Biker Suffers Head Injury in Florin Motorcycle Crash

A motorcycle crash on the eastbound Florin Road on-ramp at State Route 99 north on July 16 caused major injuries to the rider. The accident occurred in the Florin area shortly after 1:45 in the afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The crash between a motor vehicle and the motorcyclist ejected the rider onto the roadway and blocked the ramp to oncoming traffic. 

Stockton Community Events

Located in north-central California, Stockton is surrounded by miles of waterway. The 13th largest city in California offers all kinds of family fun activities to residents and travelers alike. Take a look at our suggestions for the best things to do in Stockton in July.

Three People Injured in Fresno Car Accident

Three people were injured in a Fresno car accident on the evening of July 14, 2019. The auto accident occurred shortly after 6:30 p.m. along Peach Avenue in the vicinity of Highway 180. An officer from the Fresno Police Department was reportedly responding to a call for assistance and proceeded through the intersection using his sirens and lights. For unknown reasons, the officer was involved in a collision with another driver. The officer reportedly veered and struck a third car described as a white SUV. The officer, along with the driver and passenger of the SUV, were transported to the hospital for treatment. Updates regarding the conditions of those injured in the car wreck were not immediately available.

Midshaft Ulna Fracture Recovery Time

A midshaft fracture of the ulna is a severe injury that may result in prolonged recovery time. The ulna works with the radius to provide structure, stability, and flexibility to the forearm. If someone suffers a broken ulna, this may cause significant quality of life issues. Despite this, there are still effective treatment options and many people regain their baseline level of functioning, allowing them to return to work or school. Some of the factors that play a role in the recovery time include the stability of the fracture, whether or not the injury requires surgery and the overall health of the individual.