Sacramento Semi Truck Crash on Business 80

A Sacramento semi truck crash on January 15 left the vehicle partially hanging from an overpass on Business 80. The semi was carrying a load of liquid natural gas at the time, which began leaking. Because of the crash, traffic along Business 80 was backed up to the split with Interstate 80. Drivers were advised to find alternate routes while the spill was contained and the vehicle removed. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that one person was injured in the accident and transported to a hospital with injuries that were described as non-life threatening. It has not yet been reported why the incident occurred.

Placerville Area Crash Kills Three Including Infant

Reports from Placerville area California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that a fatal car accident happened on a local highway on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. The collision reportedly involved two vehicles and left three people with injuries that tragically cost them their lives. The three injured individuals included a 51-year-old man from Fremont, a one-year-old child, and a Fremont woman of an unreported age. The identities of the fatally injured parties are being withheld by county authorities pending their families’ notification. CHP says that they are still investigating the crash. I would like to take this opportunity to express my sympathy to those who have lost friends and family due to this accident.

Pinched Nerve Following a Collision

While car accidents might be a reality of the road, this doesn’t mean that people should just accept them. Steps need to be taken to reduce the frequency and severity of auto accidents. Even though people might get used to hearing about motor vehicle collisions on the news, it is essential to keep in mind that people suffer severe injuries as a result of these accidents. Based on some of the statistics that have been published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Cranial Nerve Injuries Following an Auto Accident

One of the most significant dangers on the road is distracted driving. According to some of the statistics that have been published by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving remains a significant threat to everyone’s safety. Some of their findings include:

The Anatomy of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are complex events that involve multiple interactions between vehicles, humans, and the environment. While there isn’t any such thing as a normal or usual motorcycle collision, it is typical for motorcycle riders to receive serious trauma during an accident. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 80 percent of motorcycle crashes that are reported involve either death or traumatic injuries. In order to increase their safety and reduce the risk of being involved in a severe crash, motorcycle riders in the area should be aware of the various factors that make motorcycle accidents dangerous.

Arden Arcade Motorcyclist Injury

An Arden Arcade motorcyclist injury happened on January 11 at Pasadena and Cypress Avenues, near Gibbons Community Park. The collision occurred between the cyclist and a motor vehicle around 12:40 in the afternoon. The motorcycle rider was reported to have sustained moderate injuries caused by the crash and was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital. He was later reported as being in stable condition. However, no further details were forthcoming.

Depression After a Traumatic Brain Injury

Among the various injuries that somebody might suffer in a traumatic accident, brain injuries are some of the most severe. The brain is responsible for nearly all of the body’s essential functions. Because of this, it is important for everyone to stay safe when operating a motor vehicle, playing sports, or even walking down the street. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are actually far more common than many people realize. According to some of the statistics that have been published by Brainline:

Eureka Crash Sends Woman to Hospital

According to a report from officers of the Eureka Police Department (EPD), a traumatic car accident happened in the area on Thursday, January 10, 2018. Reports stated that the collision left one local woman with serious injuries that required treatment at a nearby hospital. Police indicated that the crash involved two vehicles and took place during the day in a residential area of Eureka. Investigators with EPD are currently looking into collision evidence to determine what factors were involved in the collision.  So far, updates on the condition of the injured woman have not been reported by medical officials.

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.