The California Highway Patrol (CHP) is investigating an accident near Baker that happened along I-15 South in the early evening of July 30, 2020. The wreck claimed two lives.
One minute, you're driving down the road and looking forward to being off for the weekend. The next minute, a delivery van runs a red light and slams into your vehicle from the side so hard that you're thrown from it. You wake up in a hospital bed with permanent injuries to your spine.
Rehabilitation therapy is the number one way that people regain some of their lost abilities following a traumatic injury. If you or your loved one are starting down the long road of recovery following a car wreck or some other serious accident, it's smart to learn as much as you can about your options.
A traffic accident on one of Los Angeles County's crowded streets left a big bump on your head and an even bigger headache.
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most serious medical conditions that can result from an incident such as an assault, contact sports incident or a motorcycle, truck or car crash. This type of injury is quite common too. Most individuals who are diagnosed with TBIs only suffer mild concussions. They can recover from these with little medical intervention in a matter of weeks. Others are left with more life-threatening or altering injuries that result in surgery and a lifetime of challenges.
There are an estimated 285,000 individuals who live here in California and throughout the United States that have suffered spinal cord injuries (SCIs). There are a staggering 17,500 new diagnoses in this country every year. At least 38.4% of the injuries result from motor vehicle accidents.
There have been 12 deaths in this country linked to vaping, and the Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) has opened its Emergency Operations Center to mobilize researchers as they investigate at least 805 more incidents of vaping-related illness. That's a 52% increase over the 530 cases reported just last week.
Authorities in Orange, California, are investigating how a severely autistic boy was able to take a school golf cart for a ride after the teen crashed the cart on campus and died from his injuries.
A 49-year-old man and his dog were killed in the Los Angeles County community of San Marino when he was struck by a car. The driver is suspected of engaging in a street race at the time of the crash.
A Los Angeles woman was killed and her 4-year-old child was injured when a car barreled into their apartment as they slept.