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Motorhome Collision in Redding Hospitalizes One

One person reportedly suffered injuries requiring hospitalization during a car accident that took place in Redding on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Officers of Redding Police Department (RPD) reported that the wreck involved multiple vehicles including a motorhome and took place on a municipal road. The hospitalized individual was not reported to have suffered life-threatening injuries, however, updates on their condition remain unreported. The accident is currently under investigation by RPD officials.

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured Following Redding Crash

A local collision involving two vehicles left a motorcyclist with serious injuries on the morning of Thursday, May 23, 2019. Officers of California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the accident happened in Redding and took place at high speeds, which may have contributed to the severity of the collision. According to reports, no other individuals suffered major injuries during the incident. Additionally, no updates have been released by hospital staff regarding the condition of the injured motorcyclist.

Treatment of a Spleen Rupture

The spleen is a soft tissue organ underneath the bottom of the left rib cage. Its function, as a member of the immune system, is to process bacteria and viruses, removing them from the body. The spleen has a large amount of blood flow. If the spleen is ruptured, this blood flow may leak into the abdominal cavity. This internal bleeding could be fatal if not treated quickly. Some of the causes of a spleen rupture include:

Redding Vehicle Accident Statistics

Redding is the largest Californian city north of Sacramento and sits right on one of the largest highways in the United States. These factors mean that residents of Redding often see a high volume of both commuter and local traffic. While Redding is a great place to live, an increase in traffic almost always leads to a higher rate of serious car accidents. While it may not be likely that you will be involved in a collision on any given drive, all it takes is a single incident to cause major or even fatal injuries. Residents of Redding who want to improve their roadways safety may be interested in the following statistics about car accidents in their city.

Redding Highway Crash Hospitalizes Four

Four individuals suffered injuries requiring treatment at a local hospital during a Redding crash on Monday, April 29, 2019. The accident happened in the southern area of Redding on a local highway and involved three vehicles, a sedan, a pickup truck, and a third vehicle that officers say they could not locate. While the severity of the injuries suffered during this accident was not reported, a medical helicopter was called to the collision scene.

Suspected DUI Accident Causes Injuries in Redding

Multiple people were injured during an accident in Redding during the night of Monday, April 29, 2019. The crash involved three vehicles and left an unreported number of individuals with injuries ranging from minor to moderately severe. One driver involved in the accident has been placed under arrest on charges related to driving under the influence of intoxicants and remains in custody of the Shasta County Jail.

Big-Rig Crash Causes Major Injuries near Redding

A big-rig accident happened outside of Redding on Thursday, April 25, 2019. According to reports from California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident caused at least one major injury, and a medical helicopter was called to the site of the collision. Further information about injured individuals has not yet been provided by officials. Additionally, officers of CHP are still investigating the crash in order to determine possible causal factors.

Bicyclist Injured in Redding Accident

Officers from the Redding Police Department (RPD) stated that one person was seriously injured in a local accident on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The injured man had been riding a bicycle when he was struck by a pickup truck on the north side of Redding. Reports stated that the man was hospitalized for his injuries, but updates on his condition have not yet been provided by medical officials.

Redding Area Car Accident Hospitalizes Five

Five people suffered injuries requiring hospitalization in a local car accident on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The crash took place a few miles south of Redding near the community of Cottonwood. According to officers from California Highway Patrol (CHP), five people suffered injuries including one six-year-old and one four-year-old child. Reports stated that the accident involved two vehicles and CHP says that they are still investigating the accident.

Common Types of Auto Accident Injuries

Data from UC Berkeley traffic research shows that Redding saw almost 5,000 car injury accidents in the last ten years. These crashes caused nearly 7,000 injuries that ranged in severity from minor trauma to fatalities. While it may not be likely that you will be injured in a car collision on any given trip to work or run an errand, it only takes one auto accident to cause severe trauma that can affect your life and the lives of the people who depend on you. Many people don’t know what sorts of injuries that accidents are likely to cause. This blog takes a look at some of the most common serious car accident injuries.