traumatic brain injury

Could Oxygen Therapies Help TBI Victims Recover?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can change lives forever. That’s because the brain is the central organ that organizes the body’s functions. It is also where your memories, dreams, and personality come from. So, when the brain is injured it can affect vision, mobility, memory and judgement. Worse yet, these injuries are often permanent. However, there… read more

Mayor Injured in Woodland Park Motorcycle Accident

Our Colorado News is reporting that an October 8 motorcycle accident has left Dave Turley, the mayor of Woodland Park, Colorado, severely injured. The accident happened on Tarryall Road. It was not reported whether there were other vehicles involved and no one else was reported to have been injured in the wreck. In addition, authorities… read more

Moped Rider Seriously Injured in Denver Hit-And-Run

An early morning hit-and-run accident on September 7 left a moped rider seriously injured, according to The Denver Post. The accident happened at around 6 a.m., at the intersection of York Street and 18th Avenue in Denver. Leading up to the accident, the moped rider was traveling north on York Street. As the moped rider… read more

Well-Known Cyclist Improving Following Boulder Bicycle Accident

On August 31, former U.S. national road champion Dale Stetina suffered life-threatening injuries in a bicycle accident near Boulder, Colorado. According to Velo News, he has started showing improvement over the last two weeks. Despite wearing a helmet, Stetina suffered a traumatic brain injury when he fell from his bike while trying to avoid hitting… read more

Teen Suffers Head Injury in Wyoming Carnival Accident

On May 31, an accident at a carnival in Riverton, Wyoming sent a 16-year-old girl to a Denver hospital with head trauma, according to County 10. The accident occurred at the North Star Amusements Carnival at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. According to the Riverton Police, the girl was injured riding a “bungee jumping” amusement. [map… read more

Mother of Fatal Motorcycle Crash Victim Urges Caution

Dustin Lord, 24, was killed in a motorcycle accident in June and now his mother is advocating for motorists to be more aware of motorcycles when driving, according to CBC News. The driver of a SUV was at fault for Lord’s accident. The driver made a left turn into oncoming traffic, which resulted in Lord’s… read more

Waterloo Motorcycle Accident Leaves One Dead, One Injured

KWWL in Waterloo, Iowa is reporting that an accident between a motorcycle and a pick-up truck has left one person dead, one injured and one in custody. The accident occurred on June 22 just after 9:30 p.m. A 22-year-old man was driving a Chevrolet S-10 on Dubuque Road in Black Hawk County when he crossed… read more

Paramedic Killed In Motorcycle Wreck

WFLA News Channel 8 in Tampa Bay reported that Chris Jennings, a 33-year-old Sunstar paramedic, died in a motorcycle accident on July 8. According to the police, Jennings was riding his 2008 Suzuki motorcycle north on Keene Road when he collided with a 2001 Chevrolet Suburban in the southbound lane waiting to turn left onto… read more

Lions Club Hosting Benefit For Motorcycle Accident Victim

On July 13, the Burlingame Lions Club will be hosting a benefit for Stan Heyne, a Burlingame, Kanas resident, who was severely injured in a motorcycle accident on June 6, according to The Topeka Capital-Journal. Donations will be accepted at the benefit and food will be provided for those who attend. The Bank of Burlingame… read more

Debris Causes Crash, Seriously Injures Motorcycle Police Officer

According to the Standard-Examiner, on June 5, a Utah police officer crashed after hitting debris while riding his motorcycle on Interstate 15. The officer was part of a group of Salt Lake City motorcycle officers on a training ride. The officers were traveling southbound on I-15 near Kaysville in the HOV lane when they came… read more