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Stockton Community Events

Located in north-central California, Stockton is surrounded by miles of waterway. The 13th largest city in California offers all kinds of family fun activities to residents and travelers alike. Take a look at our suggestions for the best things to do in Stockton in July.

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.

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.

Surgery and Anesthesia Following a Car Accident

After a serious car accident, an injured person may have to overcome multiple hurdles to make a recovery. While some injuries may need physical rehabilitation, others may require surgery to repair. Some of the issues that should be discussed as someone is preparing for surgery is anesthesia and the risks of complications.

Stockton Community Event Calendar

July is the month of Independence Day, but this month represents so much more than fireworks and American pride. July is the month for picnics in the park, spontaneous road trips to the beach, and backyard barbecues, just to name a few. The point is, the Fourth of July is not the only day of the month to spend outside having fun. If you would like to add to your July calendar, you are in the right place. Continue reading to find a list of upcoming events taking place in Brentwood this month.

Treatment of a Broken Ankle

The treatment of a broken ankle will depend on both the type of injury and its severity. For the ankle to work correctly, it relies on multiple small bones within the foot and leg to work well together. Damage to any of these bones could lead to an ankle injury and might involve a lengthy recovery process. Some of the ways people could fracture their ankle include:

Overview of a Median Nerve Injury

The median nerve is one of the most critical parts of the body. Running down the arm and into the hand, a median nerve injury could lead to severe complications. Like other nerve injuries, damage to this vital structure could lead to the permanent loss of various motor and sensory functions. This nerve serves a variety of essential tasks, including:

Reduce Fatigue Before Driving

It is no secret that fatigue is a major contributor to fatal auto accidents across the nation. Being tired while behind the wheel can impact anyone, not just those who are driving long-distance or driving late at night. One important thing to consider is that driving itself isn’t what makes drivers tired; instead, what happens is drivers are likely already tired before they started driving. This is likely to occur due to a wide variety of factors, such as long work hours, not enough sleep, physically demanding activities, and so on.

Stockton Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

A Stockton man was killed in a Mendocino County motorcycle accident near Leggett on the afternoon of June 8, 2019. The motorcycle crash occurred along Highway 101 near Arnette Drive at approximately 1:45 p.m. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a man riding a 2017 Harley Davidson motorcycle applied his brakes when he saw a Ford F-250 pickup truck that had stopped to make a left turn at the Peg House restaurant. Unfortunately, he was not able to stop in time to avoid hitting the rear of the Ford. Sadly, the motorcyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene by emergency responders. The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office has identified the decedent as a 69-year-old Stockton man. His name has been withheld due to pending notification of his family members.

Stockton Woman Killed in Manteca Crash

A Stockton woman was killed in a Manteca crash involving two vehicles on the night of June 9, 2019. The car wreck happened at the intersection of Buena Vista Drive and Woodward Avenue shortly after 10:30 p.m. Manteca Police officers responding to the scene were informed that a driver and passenger were believed to have fled the scene on foot. The motorist of the other car in the accident remained at the scene. Authorities then found a woman in the abandoned vehicle suffering from serious injuries. She was taken to the hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries. Officials from the San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office have identified the decedent as 37-year-old Racquel Macias of Stockton. I would like to send my thoughts and prayers to the family of Ms. Macias in their time of loss.