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Three Injured in Head-On Collision in Byron

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) was notified of three individuals getting injured in a head-on collision in the town of Byron on the morning of Saturday, January 9, 2021. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the car accident occurred at approximately 5:32 a.m. on Byron Highway in the vicinity of Bruns Way. At least three parties were hurt and required the response of a medical helicopter. No other details on the motor vehicle crash were immediately available by CHP traffic officials.

Fatal Hit and Run Accident in Downtown Fresno

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is searching for the driver involved in a recent fatal hit and run accident on a freeway off-ramp in downtown Fresno. The incident occurred on the early morning of Saturday, January 9, 2021, on northbound Highway 99 in the vicinity of Fresno Street. CHP traffic officials received a report at approximately 1:30 a.m. of a female pedestrian lying along the shoulder of northbound State Route 99. Sadly, authorities declared her deceased at the scene.

Back Pain and Gardening

Though we are in the middle of winter, many local gardeners have already begun looking through seed catalogs and planning which plant varieties they will begin cultivating in the next couple of months.  Gardening has many mental benefits – it is an activity that promotes mindfulness and can reduce stress and anxiety.  However, for those who suffer from chronic back pain, the physical movements involved with tending a garden may make symptoms worse.  Fortunately, there are adaptations that can be made.

Abusing a Plaintiff By Hiding Information About a Brain Injury

There are a number of techniques the defense uses to try and disprove a brain injury. One of the most prominent is to have an expert administer mental exams to the plaintiff and then hide the raw data. The plaintiff’s attorney’s job is to have the expert release the raw data to the plaintiff and the court. If the expert refuses to do that, then the tests should not be permitted in testimony. Let’s look at how this works.

Intersection Accident at Watt Avenue Involves Grocery Truck and Pedestrian in Wheelchair

A pedestrian accident happened in North Highlands on January 7 that involved a large truck and a disabled person. A Save Mart Supermarket diesel truck and an individual in a wheelchair collided, and that resulted in injuries. The accident was reported around 9:08 in the morning at the intersection of Watt Avenue and Milton Way. 

Passenger Injured After Suspected Redding DUI

Recently, one person suffered significant injuries during an alleged Redding DUI. The accident reportedly happened late at night and involved only a single vehicle. According to the Redding Police Department (RPD), only one of the individuals involved in the collision suffered injuries, and the driver has been placed under arrest for driving a vehicle while under the influence. Additionally, medical officials have indicated that the passenger was expected to recover from their injuries.

Four Injured in Car Accident in Brentwood

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) responded to a report of four parties injured in a head-on collision in the city of Brentwood on Saturday, January 2, 2021. The motor vehicle accident occurred at approximately 12:40 p.m. on Brentwood Boulevard in the vicinity of Sellers Avenue. Engine 59 arrived at the scene of the Brentwood car accident, reporting a small sedan versus a pickup truck. The sedan was said to have severe property damage.

One Killed in Tank Truck Crash in Fresno County

One driver was killed in a crash with a tank truck in western Fresno County on the morning of Thursday, January 7, 2021. The big rig crash occurred at approximately 5:45 a.m. at San Mateo Avenue and Clarkson Avenue. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), officers said the driver of an SUV was headed northbound on San Mateo Avenue. At the same time, a tank truck was traveling westbound on Clarkson Avenue.

Fatality Reported in Suspected DUI Crash in Fresno

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a fatality after a suspected DUI crash in Fresno during the early morning of Saturday, January 2, 2021. The Fresno car accident occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Highway 168 near the Shields Avenue off-ramp. A 31-year-old man was driving a 1997 Volvo westbound on State Route 168 with a passenger, CHP traffic officers reported. For unknown reasons, the driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle, causing the car to overturn several times. The driver was hospitalized for unspecified serious injuries and later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). Sadly, the passenger succumbed to their injuries at the scene. The Fresno County Coroner’s Office has identified the passenger as 30-year-old Andres Romero of Fresno.

Red Bluff Collision Leaves Two People Seriously Injured

On Thursday, December 31, 2020, two people from Red Bluff suffered major injuries as the result of a collision that took place on a rural highway. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported the accident, stating that it happened in the afternoon and involved multiple vehicles. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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