Articles Posted in Personal Injury

Woman in Wheelchair Killed in Stockton Accident

A woman in a wheelchair was killed in a Stockton pedestrian accident on the night of July 13, 2019.  The crash occurred at approximately 11:30 p.m. along Interstate 5 in the vicinity of Matthews Road. A preliminary report by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) suggested that a 52-year-old woman in a wheelchair was attempting to cross to the right shoulder when she was hit by a van. Sadly, the woman was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel. Her name has been withheld due to pending notification of her family members. I would like to send my healing thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of the woman who passed away in this tragic crash.

Eureka Man Seriously Hurt in Oregon Crash

A serious collision injured two people recently on a highway in the state of Oregon. According to Oregon State Police (OSP), the crash left two people with major injuries. One of the two individuals was identified as a resident of Eureka, California, while the other was from Brookfield, Massachusetts. The collision reportedly involved two vehicles and happened in the southeastern area of the state. Updates on the conditions of the injured men have not yet been provided.

Man Killed in Stockton Truck Crash

A 54-year-old man was killed in a Stockton truck crash on the early morning of July 15, 2019. The collision occurred shortly after 4:30 a.m. along Mariposa Road near Austin Road. Officers from the Stockton Police Department responded to the truck accident and reported that it involved a Freightliner and a pickup. Sadly, the pickup truck driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency personnel. His name has not yet been released due to pending notification of his family members. I would like to send my sincere thoughts and prayers to the friends and family of the man who passed away in this tragic crash.

Napa Vehicle Accident Injures Elderly Pedestrian

According to officials of the Napa Police Department (NPD), an 80-year-old woman was seriously injured during a local vehicle accident on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. The accident reportedly involved one vehicle and a pedestrian who had been crossing a main city thoroughfare. After the accident, the injured woman was reportedly in hospital custody in “serious condition.”

Teen Injured in Merced County Pedestrian Accident

A teen was injured in a Merced County pedestrian accident on the night of July 11, 2019. Officers from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded to reports of a crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle shortly after 9:00 p.m. The incident occurred in the area of Swanson Road and Merced Avenue, just north of Delhi. A 19-year-old Delhi man was driving his 1997 Honda Civic north along Merced Avenue when he reportedly approached a group of people walking along the east shoulder of the roadway. Among the group was a 16-year-old Delhi girl, who was hit by the Honda. She suffered an ankle injury and was taken to the hospital for treatment. Updates regarding the girl’s condition were not immediately available.

Modesto Community Event Calendar July 2019

July is one of the hottest times of the year in Modesto, California. Coincidentally, it is also one of the liveliest times of the year! With it being the middle of summer plus the 4th of July holiday, it is almost too easy to find an excuse to go out and have fun. If you haven’t taken the time on your own to figure out what will be on your calendar this month – worry no more. I have just made things even easier for you. Below is a short but exciting list of activities taking place in Modesto this July.

Small Bowel Perforation

The small bowel plays a vital role in the digestion of food and the absorption of nutrients. Perforation of the small bowel is a severe injury that may become life-threatening. Any small bowel perforation is both a medical and a surgical emergency. There are several causes of perforation of the small bowel. They include:

Redding Accident Sends Woman to Hospital

A local woman was hospitalized after a vehicle accident that took place in Redding on Sunday, July 7, 2019. According to officials from the Redding Police Department (RPD), the crash involved two vehicles and resulted in the arrest of one involved driver. Only one individual was reported to have been injured as a result of this accident.

Two Injured in Tracy Rollover Accident

Two people were injured in a Tracy rollover accident on the early morning of July 10, 2019. The crash occurred shortly after 4:00 a.m. at the intersection of Corral Hollow Road and 11th Street. A preliminary report by the Tracy Police Department suggested that a pickup truck was struck by a Nissan Maxima. After being struck, the pickup truck overturned three times. The Nissan also sustained severe damage and was reported to be smoking after the car wreck. The driver of the pickup truck and the Nissan were both transported to the San Joaquin General Hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries. Updates regarding the conditions of the two parties injured in the auto accident were not immediately available.

Cyclist Critically Injured in Modesto Bicycle Accident

A female cyclist was critically injured in a Modesto bicycle accident on the night of July 10, 2019. The bike crash occurred around 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of 5th Street and I Street in downtown Modesto. A woman was riding her bicycle in the area when she was struck by a Nissan Sentra. The impact of the collision caused serious injuries to the woman, who was transported to the hospital for treatment. Officials have not yet released additional information regarding her condition.