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Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (09/21-09/25)

Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (09/21-09/25) Fatal Crash Causes Hourslong Closure of Southbound 405 Freeway in Harbor Gateway Area Thursday, September 24 (KTLA 5) – According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), a multi-vehicle crash occurred on the Southbound 405 Freeway near Normandie Avenue, shortly after 3:30 a.m. Thursday. At least three vehicles were

September 25th, 2020|0 Comments

5 Most Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents

5 Most Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents Many people find it exciting to ride motorcycles. However, this turns out to be a more dangerous form of transportation than most types. In 2017, 5,172 motorcyclists were killed in traffic crashes, with two-wheeled motorcycles accounting for 91% of motorcycles in fatal crashes, according to the National Highway

September 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (09/14-09/18)

Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (09/14-09/18) Unhealthy Air from Wildfires Continues to Put Damper Over L.A. Region Tuesday, September 15 (KTLA 5) – The South Coast Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory on Tuesday as harmful air quality due to wildfires persists across Southern California. A forecast for unhealthy air quality was issued for

September 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Car Accidents Caused by Dangerous Road Conditions

Car Accidents Caused by Dangerous Road Conditions For the most part, car accidents are caused by driver error or negligence. A smaller number of crashes, however, are caused by road conditions and hazards. These can be just as dangerous or deadly, but the blame can’t be placed on a speeding, drunk, or distracted driver. Other parties can

September 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (09/07-09/11)

Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (09/07-09/11) California Wildfires Growing Bigger, Moving Faster Than Ever Thursday, September 10 (NBC Los Angeles) – According to fire experts, wildfire behavior is becoming more extreme due to drought and warming temperatures. A fire in the Sierra National Forest on Labor Day weekend moved 15 miles in a day,

September 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (08/31-09/04)

Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (08/31-09/04) 3 Sought in Hit-and-Run Crash That Left Multiple Vehicles Damaged, Power Pole Down in North Hollywood Thursday, September 3 (KTLA 5) – Following a hit-and-run crash in North Hollywood on Thursday morning, police are searching for three males involved in the incident, who are believed to have fled

September 4th, 2020|0 Comments

Jacob’s Journal – Weekly News Rewind (08/24-08/28)

Jacob’s Journal - Weekly News Rewind (08/24-08/28) Police and Protesters Clash in Downtown LA; Arrests, Injuries Reported Thursday, August 27 (NBC Los Angeles) – Protests against police brutality turned violent Wednesday night as protesters and police clashed inside the Third Street tunnel in downtown Los Angeles. Officers fired rubber bullets into the crowd while wearing

August 28th, 2020|0 Comments

Common Injuries from Rollover Accidents and Crashes

Common Injuries from Rollover Accidents and Crashes Although not the most common types of car accidents, rollover accidents are the most dangerous. A rollover crash is when a vehicle’s roof contacts the ground during a crash. It can cause occupants to be ejected or crushed. In 2018, rollover car accidents accounted for 29% of all

August 28th, 2020|0 Comments