A young woman who had stopped to help people involved in a two-car crash on state Route 94 in San Diego County was killed when she was struck by a car.
A Los Angeles city official was killed recently while kayaking.
Tragedy recently struck a Southern California family when a crash on the southbound 110 freeway in Los Angeles killed a 3-year-old boy and his unborn sibling.
A man whose ex-wife and 11-year-old daughter were seriously injured in a motorized scooter crash while on a Southern California getaway said had one area city council banned the vehicles, the accident never would have occurred.
Sand and gravel are two things that can quickly turn an upright rider sideways. Traction is of the utmost importance when you're on a motorcycle, but gravel and sand are two things that could make that an impossibility.
Manhattan Beach is known as a great place to visit, and there's lots to do. However, for people who live there, the daily commute may seem more important than slowing down for beachgoers or watching out for cyclists. In the morning rush, the reality is that there's a risk for crashes, but all it takes is for drivers to slow down.
After a crash, one thing that some people have to deal with is lasting, chronic pain. Chronic pain is pain that lasts for weeks, months or years with little respite. Originally, the pain may have been caused by a crash or accident, injury or infection, but now, it seems like it will never end.
Car accidents are a leading cause of injuries during childhood. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that many of the incidents that take place could be prevented, including injuries that result from the improper use of car seats. To help prevent injuries, the CDC recommends using the appropriate car seat for your child based on age, weight and height. No matter how short a trip is, make sure your child is always restrained properly. Many accidents happen close to home.
A herniated disk is a painful condition. People with this condition may struggle with chronic pain, weakness and other symptoms.
Slips, trips and falls may seem innocuous, but the truth is that they can cause serious injuries. If you slip and fall backward, you could hit your head. If you fall forward, you could break your arms or fingers when trying to catch yourself.