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Major Collision on Interstate 80 

A major collision along Interstate 80 in Sacramento involving multiple vehicles happened on June 12. It was reported to have occurred at about 3:15 in the afternoon along eastbound I-80 just west of the Greenback Lane off-ramp. Between four and five vehicles were involved, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). They included a red Ford Focus and a Ford truck hauling a trailer with a Bobcat on it. The crash caused major injuries to an occupant of the Focus, who was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment. The CHP is investigating the incident to determine how it happened. While the accident blocked lanes three and four of I-80, it was cleared quickly, allowing traffic to pass.

Shoulder Tendonitis After a Car Accident

Shoulder tendonitis is an inflammatory condition that could develop in the joint space following a traumatic event. The shoulder is a ball and socket joint. This means that the ball, which is the head of the humerus, needs to fit comfortably within the cavity, called the glenoid. The glenoid then connects to the scapula, which helps to rotate the arm in every direction. There are numerous ways in which people might injure their shoulder. Some of these include:

Construction Zone Accident on Highway 99

On June 8 in North Sacramento, a motorist was injured along Highway 99 in a construction zone in a single vehicle accident. The injured person, who was driving a black Nissan Sentra, was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for treatment. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that the collision occurred around 8:30 in the morning along southbound Highway 99 just north of the Interstate 5 South connector. The CHP is investigating the crash to determine its cause.

Negligent Driver Hits Man Changing Tire on I-5

A negligent driver caused an accident injury on June 6 when their vehicle struck a man changing a tire. The crash happened along northbound Interstate 5 just south of J Street at around 1:00 in the afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a man along the right-hand side was changing his tire when another vehicle came along and struck him. A third vehicle came along and struck the second vehicle. Those injured in the accident were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The accident is under investigation by the CHP to determine how it occurred. At this time, there is no word as to whether drunk or drugged driving was involved.

Aggravation of High Blood Pressure in an Auto Accident

High blood pressure is one of the most common medical problems in the United States, and this can be made worse by an auto accident. High blood pressure, also called hypertension, can lead to numerous health consequences if not treated appropriately. According to an article by the American Heart Association (AHA), this problem is only going to get worse. Based on the statistics that were published in their recent press release:

Multiple Vehicle Collision on Business 80 

A multiple vehicle collision occurred on June 6 in the morning hours on southbound State Route 51 (Business 80) near the Marconi Avenue off-ramp. According to authorities with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), three vehicles were involved. When police arrived, a Honda Pilot was blocking a Nissan Altima and a gold Chevy in the center divide. One person was transported to the hospital for treatment and evaluation. Traffic was affected by the crash with the number one lane being blocked by a fire engine. A tow truck was needed to remove the Nissan from the scene. At this time, there is no indication that drugs or alcohol was involved in the multiple vehicle collision.

Compound Bone Fractures in an Auto Accident

Like other injuries, bone fractures vary in both their type and severity. It is essential to classify bone fractures because this diagnosis will dictate the treatment plan. Some of the ways that medical professionals might classify a broken bone include:

Kidney Laceration in a Car Accident

In a car accident, individuals could sustain kidney laceration. This severe injury could lead to significant complications down the road. The kidneys play an essential role in the body. Using a complicated tubular system, the kidneys remove toxins from the body via the urine. The kidneys also filter various ions such as sodium, potassium, and chloride. This helps the body maintain safe levels of all of these substances. Unfortunately, kidney laceration could lead to severe problems.

Road Rage Accident Results in Arrest

A suspected case of road rage almost turned deadly in a May 31 accident along Bannon Street in North Sacramento. It happened when one man, driving a pickup, slammed into another truck intentionally at about 1:00 in the morning. When officers with the Sacramento Police Department arrived at the scene following the report of a traffic collision, they discovered that the crash had apparently been on purpose. It was reported that the two men involved in the accident had been in an altercation earlier.