Year: 2017

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Brain injuries—mostly concussions and other traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)—have been in the news a lot in recent years. When a person suffers a brain injury, it can lead to a long list of problems, ranging from headaches and dizziness shortly after the injury to ongoing memory and concentration issues. These injuries can even…

A minor, two-car fender-bender suddenly took a turn for the worse when a Detroit city bus crashed into the scene while the drivers were examining the damage and exchanging insurance information. Until the bus appeared, the October 6 accident had caused only minor damage and no injury. Unfortunately for those at the scene, at…

A September crash into an overpass across Interstate 96 left thousands of drivers scrambling to use alternate routes as the highway was temporarily shut down and part of the roadway was closed indefinitely until repairs can made. The crash took place during the evening rush on Wednesday the 27th. An eastbound semi-truck…

A thirty-nine-year-old Canton man died on September 14 while working on a demolition project in Troy. The man, part of a crew removing an in-ground pool, was using a gas-powered saw to cut through a metal portion of the pool. When the saw became stuck, the worker pulled on it. The…

Michigan law requires every car owner to have proof of insurance before being allowed to register a vehicle and get license plates. But uninsured drivers still somehow make it onto our streets. In fact, the state of Michigan has one of the highest rates of uninsured drivers in the country…

New study results, released in July by researchers at Boston University, document the potential risk of serious and permanent brain injury to athletes, and the news isn’t at all good. Using the largest pool yet of brain data from former football players, the study found that 87 percent of those who…

One of the travel holidays with a bad reputation has arrived: Labor Day is next Monday. We can expect to see a lot of extra traffic on the roads over several days, as many people take advantage of this traditional last weekend of summer to head to the beach, the…

A Detroit man is dead after being hit by a car that lost control and rolled into him last week. The driver of the vehicle and his passenger were also injured. The cause of the August 15 crash isn’t known, and Detroit Police continue to investigate. Circumstances Muddled The available news reports…

A Roseville man is facing criminal charges after crashing his pickup into a bus shelter in Warren and injuring six people. The crash, at 12 Mile and Van Dyke, was caught on video, which shows the pickup sliding sideways into the shelter and the unsuspecting bystanders. The most disturbing aspect of this incident was…