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October 2018 Archives

Knowing the most common causes of motor vehicle accidents

Drivers in West Virginia may share the road with a multitude of others as they travel to and from destinations. With an ever-increasing amount of traffic, the potential hazards a person may face out on the road may constantly be on the rise. While motor vehicle accidents can take place under a multitude of scenarios, some causes of collisions tend to be more prevalent than others.

Motor vehicle accidents: Crash kills 2, critically injuries 1

When a vehicle crosses into the opposite lane of traffic, the chances that a dangerous collision will occur may increase significantly. Head-on motor vehicle accidents can be devastating under any circumstance, but when a tractor-trailer is involved, such an incident may run a higher risk of turning deadly. Two individuals have died and another suffered major injuries in a recent collision after a tractor-trailer crossed into an oncoming lane in West Virginia.

Coal mine accidents: Rock falls and kills 26-year-old miner

Falling objects are a major concern for workers in West Virginia and elsewhere who operate in a variety of fields. For miners, the risk of being struck by such an object may be even more hazardous, as many coal mine accidents may occur without another worker within range to provide immediate assistance. A 26-year-old miner was killed after he was struck by a rock in a recent mining accident that took place in a neighboring state.

Wrongful death: Collision involving motorcycle and truck kills 1

A head-on collision is dangerous under any circumstances. However, when a motorcycle is involved, a head-on crash runs the unfortunate chance of turning deadly. A recent collision between a motorcycle and a truck that took place in West Virginia has led to the apparent wrongful death of a 51-year-old motorcycle rider.

Motor vehicle accidents: Collision at intersection injures 2

Failing to adhere to a traffic light or stop sign can be dangerous, and those who exhibit such negligence could create a potentially unfortunate situation. Motor vehicle accidents that occur under similar circumstances could leave those involved with insufficient time to react, and the consequences of such an event can be disastrous. An accident that took place at an intersection in West Virginia has left two women with serious injuries.

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