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Pedestrian Injured After Accident in Stockton

A pedestrian was injured after an accident with a vehicle in Stockton on the afternoon of Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The pedestrian accident occurred at Coelho Road and South Union Road shortly after 2:20 p.m. According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the injury incident involved a pedestrian and a silver vehicle. Details regarding the sequence of events leading up to the auto vs. pedestrian accident and updates regarding the condition of the injured party were not immediately available.

Woman Killed After Car Crash in Stockton

A 51-year-old woman was killed after a car crash in the Stockton area on the night of Saturday, July 11, 2020. The single-vehicle accident occurred shortly before midnight on Manthey Road and Carolyn Weston Boulevard. The Stockton Police Department (Stockton PD) said the driver was pronounced deceased at the scene shortly after the arrival of officers. The San Joaquin County Coroner’s Office has not yet identified the driver as they are working to notify their next-of-kin. No other details regarding the incident have yet been released.

Stockton Residents Injured in Oregon Crash

Two Stockton, CA, residents were injured after a car crash near Terrebonne, Oregon, on the night of Monday, July 6, 2020. The auto accident occurred on Highway 97 just south of Terrebonne. According to Oregon State Police, a Hyundai Accent headed southbound on U.S. 97 was involved in a head-on collision with a Chevrolet Suburban traveling northbound. The two occupants of the Chevrolet, a 57-year-old and 68-year-old, both residents of Stockton, CA, were both transported to St. Charles for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Sadly, the driver of the Hyundai passed away at the scene. The highway was shut down for several hours as police conducted an investigation into the incident. Additional details about the head-on collision were not immediately available.

Injuries Reported in Stockton Multi-Vehicle Crash

Injuries were reported by officials after a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 4 in Stockton on the afternoon of June 3, 2020. The car accident occurred on eastbound State Route 4 near the Filbert Street offramp. The incident involved four vehicles, including a red car, a Honda Civic, a silver Mercedes-Benz, and a black Chevrolet. An ambulance arrived on-site to assist at least one person injured in the crash, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP). The cause of the collision and the sequence of events leading up to it remain under investigation.

Major Injuries Reported After Stockton Car Accident

Major injuries were reported by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) after a car accident in Stockton, CA, on the morning of June 2, 2020. The incident occurred on West Alpine Avenue and Plymouth Road shortly after 10:00 a.m. The CHP said a Honda Accord was involved in a traffic collision with a gray Dodge. The Stockton Fire Department and an American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance arrived at the scene to treat those injured in the crash. Serious injuries were reported by medical personnel, according to the CHP. Information, including what caused the car accident and the number of parties transported to the hospital for treatment, was not immediately available.

Driver Arrested for Stockton Hit and Run Accidents

A driver of a white Dodge Ram pickup truck wanted in connection with multiple hit and run accidents in Stockton, CA, was arrested on May 18th, 2020. The Dodge driver, a 40-year-old man, is facing eight charges. Some of which included driving under the influence (DUI), hit and run, and others, according to the San Joaquin District Attorney’s Office. The charges stemmed from a series of incidents that occurred over two days. On May 17th, the man was driving his Dodge when he crashed into a Mercedes-Benz carrying several occupants. He reportedly fled the scene and the driver of the Mercedes-Benz reported the incident and provided a description of the suspect vehicle to the Stockton Police Department. Several other cars were allegedly hit by the Dodge as well. Local authorities tracked down the Dodge the next day and set up surveillance in the area. They observed the suspect entering the vehicle, attempted to conduct a traffic stop, and later detained him after a brief pursuit. Details regarding the number of parties injured in the hit and run accidents he caused was not immediately available.

Injuries Reported After Rollover Crash in Stockton

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported injuries after a rollover crash on Highway 120 near Stockton, CA, on May 21, 2020. The car accident occurred on eastbound SR-120 near the Main Street onramp shortly after 4:30 a.m. The collision involved two small sedans, one of which was described as a Scion HB and had rollover damage. The incident caused the No. 2 lane and part of the No.1 lane to be blocked while awaiting the arrival of emergency crews and tow trucks. One of the parties was found outside of their vehicle and on the ground, according to the CHP. Minor injuries were reported by first responders. Details surrounding the cause of the accident and the sequence of events leading up to it were not immediately released by officials.

Minor Injury Crash on Interstate 5 in Stockton

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported a minor injury crash on Interstate 5 in Stockton, CA, on the morning of April 13, 2020. The incident occurred shortly after 8:00 a.m. on southbound I-5 near the Crosstown Freeway. According to CHP reports, a white SUV was involved in a car accident with a black Ford Mustang. The impact of the collision reportedly propelled the SUV into the center divider. Minor injuries were reported in the crash. The cause of the accident is under investigation by the CHP.

Gentle Back Stretches

Many of our clients suffer back pain following an auto accident. Although health care providers are generally still operating during the COVID-19 shutdowns, many of us are avoiding outings unless they are urgent. Below are a few gentle back stretches to do at home. These are movements that are often prescribed by physical therapists and chiropractors to strengthen the core muscles. Core muscles assist with everyday functional movements. These exercises should only be attempted if you have been cleared by your health care provider to perform a home exercise program.  

Loneliness in Society

The optimists of the world believe that there will be many positive outcomes from the COVID-19 pandemic. A couple such potential outcomes could be a societal recognition that loneliness is a public health concern, and a resulting effort to respond to that concern. Loneliness is often a primary cause or strong contributor to the epidemics of drug addiction, alcohol abuse, depression, and suicide. It also has negative physical effects, specifically with regard to heart disease and mental decline. In his study of the Blue Zones, several areas in the world with populations that enjoy the greatest longevity, author Dan Buettner found that a component shared by each Blue Zone was a strong sense of community.

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