A crash occurred on Highway 46 in Cholame near the "Y" intersection on March 23, leaving one dead and three with serious injuries. At 6:30 a.m., the driver of a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer was getting ready to make a left turn onto Highway 46 eastbound when a 2000 Toyota Sienna approached from a westbound lane. The driver of the Lancer failed to see the other and pulled out directly in its path.
While most people who suffer a concussion are able to make a fast and full recovery, this isn't always the case. It's imperative to keep a close eye on your symptoms, as post-concussion syndrome is always a possibility.
Around 6:30 pm on March 15, the driver of a 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck crashed into a tree just off Highway 101 south of San Luis Obispo. Two were critically injured in the crash.
Drivers in California and throughout the country may be afflicted by something called attentional blindness. It's a term coined in 1992 by scientists at MIT that refers to not seeing something even while looking right at it. This is because the mind prioritizes certain pieces of information over others to prevent a person from being overwhelmed by sensory input. In some cases, these scenarios occur because a person expects an event to unfold in a certain way.
A California woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident near Cloverdale on March 3. Two other people were seriously injured as well.