Imagine a bag of candy turning into a potential personal injury case. For a mother buying a pack of candy for her child, this terrible scenario became a reality. The safety of children buying bags of candy is now questioned after this incident has come to light. The questions of why and how this razor blade has gotten into a bag are making many mothers and buyers wonder about the safety of children and candy-buyers.
Accidents and personal injury can happen at the least expected places, at the most unexpected times. Many accidents happen during the weekend. Everyone is seeking to have a fun time, to drive to faraway places, and to enjoy this time without any worries. However, possibilities of injuries can lurk anywhere. Just this past Sunday afternoon, on July 29, a group of theme park riders were stranded for almost two hours on a roller coaster.
The riots and the police shootings seem to be an unending cycle for the city of Anaheim. After two police shootings just this past week alone, and after riot and protest breakouts, another Anaheim police shooting took place on Friday morning, July 27. What violence and protests this will spark is yet to be determined by the public.
Violence has been rising in the city of Anaheim as protestors acted out on their rage against police officers who shot and killed a man on Saturday, July 21. This whole week has been marred with grief for the killed Anaheim man alongside with the city’s riots. Policemen are working on preventing citizens from creating violence and creating further personal injury among other rioters.
Dangerous accidents can happen in the dead of night. When roads are quiet and empty, there are still chances of getting involved in a car collision that leads to personal injury. Some of these accidents even lead to death. Just the other day, a deadly crash occurred on Tuesday, July 24. A driver and his pet dog were killed when a van rear-ended a utility truck. Two Caltrans contractors also received minor personal injuries on the Interstate 10 westbound freeway.
With a recent killing tragedy that happened in Aurora, Colorado, families and individuals are still mourning the loss of the murdered victims and some are still trying to make sense of what occurred. The wounds are still fresh and the pain still throbbing; yet, one man chose to play on people’s fears. On Sunday, July 22, one man was arrested for threatening to shoot people during a movie screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Norwalk, California.
Many people have a fear of flying, heights, or being in a small aircraft and then running out of gas. For a small group of people, their plane running out of gas was their scenario on Sunday night, July 22. A small plane carrying four passengers was able to successfully land on a Southern Californian freeway after it had run out of gas. No one was hurt during the incident and thankfully, no personal injury was attained.
A horrible and tragic incident has occurred in Aurora, Colorado on early Friday morning, July 20. While a room full of eager movie-goers gathered to watch a late night showing of “Batman: The Dark Knight Rises”, a gunman wearing dark clothing came into Century 16 theaters at the Aurora Mall around 12:30 a.m. and begin firing shots.
A car collision has turned into an investigation for murder. One woman was charged with murder on Tuesday, July 17 for reckless driving that killed a male victim on Saturday, July 14. The car collision had occurred on Saturday afternoon in Sonoma County.
On a Saturday afternoon, 28-year old Heather Ann Howell had a dispute with her ex-boyfriend causing her to act out on her rage. When the fight heated up, her ex-boyfriend jumped on his motorcycle and fled the scene. Howell, still angry, got into her 2001 Acura and began pursuing her boyfriend. Her boyfriend, whose name is not being released since he might be a victim to domestic violence, tried to run away from Howell on his Harley Davidson motorcycle.
DUIs have long been frowned upon by government officials and citizens alike. The pain and suffering and personal injury they cause could have been prevented if only the driver had chosen to be responsible. For one famous athlete, his DUI arrest has been made public as his team and fans wait for the result of his alcohol level. The running back for Seattle Seahawks, Marshawn Lynch was arrested on Saturday, July 14 for DUI suspicion in the Oakland area. While Lynch can run on the field, it doesn’t look like he can run away from the law.