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Pedestrian Injured in Stockton Truck Accident

A pedestrian was seriously injured in a truck accident near Stockton on the afternoon of March 18, 2019. The incident occurred shortly after 4:00 p.m. along northbound Interstate 5, just north of Eight Mile Road. A 43-year-old woman reportedly stopped her vehicle along the right shoulder of the interstate. Witnesses at the scene said the woman was standing next to her car until a large truck approached. The driver of the big rig allegedly had little time to react and veered to the left to avoid striking the woman. Unfortunately, his efforts were unsuccessful as the right side of the truck’s trailer hit the woman and propelled her several feet into the air. Medical personnel responding to the accident transported the pedestrian to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. An update from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) suggested that the woman was still hospitalized and recovering from her injuries.

Stockton Man Killed in Bicycle Accident

A Stockton man was killed in a recent bicycle accident along McDougald Boulevard and Carolyn Weston Boulevard near Weston Ranch. The man was riding his bicycle near the intersection when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle shortly before 8:00 in the morning. The driver of the car stopped at the scene and cooperated with investigators, according to the Stockton Police Department. The injured cyclist was transported to a local hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. Sadly, he was pronounced deceased during hospitalization. The San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office has identified the decedent as Martin Garcia, a 35-year-old man from Stockton. I would like to send my healing thoughts and prayers to the friends and family of Mr. Garcia in their time of loss and sorrow.

Causes of Hip Pain

Following a traumatic accident, individuals could suffer from chronic hip pain. Unfortunately, this is only one of the many different types of chronic pain from which people could sustain. According to statistics from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH):

Stockton Motorcycle Accident Involving Traffic Pole

A major road was shut down on the night of March 10 due to a Stockton motorcycle accident involving a traffic pole. The incident occurred along March Lane in the vicinity of Precissi Lane shortly after 10:00 p.m. Officers responding to the scene found a damaged traffic light pole, motorcycle, and vehicle. The area was closed as officials investigated the scene and crews cleaned up. The motorcycle rider and driver of the car were both taken to the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. An update regarding their conditions was not immediately available.

March 2019 Stockton Community Event Calendar

St. Patrick’s Day is approaching us this week, and there is no doubt that the city of Stockton will be lively for a community celebration. However, St. Patrick’s Day is not the only day this month to go out and do something fun for yourself. The month is still young and holds many opportunities to meet new people, find new hobbies, and experience new activities. If you are in Stockton this month, take a look below at the local events listed below to put on your calendar.

Types of Chronic Headaches

Following a major accident, it is possible that individuals may suffer from recurrent, long-term headaches. In the medical community, these are termed chronic headaches. These headaches can come and go multiple times a day and manifest in various shapes and forms. Even though traumatic injuries are common in auto accidents, other health complications deserve attention. According to an information sheet published by the World Health Organization (WHO):

What is a High Ankle Sprain?

Leg injuries are common in auto accidents and a high ankle sprain can be serious. Most people have sprained or “rolled” their ankle before; however, sprains that occur in motor vehicle accidents can be severe. According to the results of a National Emergency Department Survey completed in 2010 regarding ankle sprains:

Treatment of Pain in the Tailbone

Traumatic injuries suffered in a car accident can be serious. One example involves injuries to the tailbone. The coccyx, commonly called the tailbone, is located at the bottom of the spinal cord. Because of its location, it is a common site for severe pain following traumatic accidents.

Spinal Cord Injury in a Rollover Accident

Car collisions can cause permanent injuries and even claim lives. There are many reasons why auto accidents occur. Some of the common reasons include speeding, inclement weather, and distracted driving. Many of these factors like distracted driving are preventable. According to statistics by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA):

Rollover Accident Injures Four Near Stockton

A single-vehicle accident left a family of four seriously injured on the night of February 23, 2019. The incident occurred along the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near the Roth Road interchange, just south of Stockton. The four family members were driving home from a ski trip when the motorist reportedly fell asleep at the wheel and lost control of their Honda. The vehicle veered off the roadway and overturned, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The four occupants in the Honda were taken to a hospital for treatment of unspecified, serious injuries. An update on their conditions has not yet been released by officials.