California is a state known for beautiful beaches, wine country and wonderful weather. It is also a state with many winter outdoor activities including skiing and snowboarding. Although enjoyable, these winter sports come with some risks.
Although it's a comforting thought that a serious medical situation will never happen to you, there are around 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries in the United States every year. While these statistics are nowhere near a guarantee that you or someone you love will experience a brain injury, those who are in such situations know how devastating they can be. Knowing the basics of such incidents, however, can allow for a greater understanding of how they affect people and what tolls they can take.
Because the brain is the organ responsible for personality, emotion, intelligence, and consciousness, a brain injury can affect more than just the human body. A brain injury can cause life-altering changes to someone’s fundamental human nature.
Authorities report that a two-vehicle wreck shortly before 5:30 a.m. in Byron left three people severely injured. The March 3 incident occurred on the Byron Highway nearby Byron Hot Springs Road.