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August 2019 Archives

Motor vehicle accidents: 2 killed in road rage crash

Road rage continues to be a major concern for many drivers in West Virginia and across the nation. Anger and frustration can have a significant influence on the actions a driver makes while out on the road, and motor vehicle accidents that stem from similar forms of negligence run the risk of endangering the safety of everyone involved. Road rage is suspected to have been a contributing factor in a recent head-on crash that killed two individuals.

Motor vehicle accidents: Head-on collision kills 1, injures 2

There may be few things as stressful and harrowing as being involved in a major collision. Motor vehicle accidents not only run the risk of placing one's plans for the day on hold, but in some cases, a collision could also pose a significant threat to one's safety or leave loved ones mourning over a sudden and unexpected loss. A head-on collision that took place in West Virginia has claimed the life of one person and left two others with serious injuries.

Motor vehicle accidents: The categories of distracted driving

The ability to remain alert and aware at all times is a key component to safely operating a motor vehicle. When drivers in West Virginia become distracted while out on the open road, the odds that motor vehicle accidents will occur increase exponentially. While there are a multitude of actions that might classify as driver-related distractions, these actions typically fall under at least one of three categories.

Coal mine accidents: Gas explosion leads to death of miner

Gas-related explosions remain a major concern for many mining companies in West Virginia and elsewhere. While technological advancements and safety regulations may help to reduce the risk of such explosions, similar incidents continue to be one of the leading causes of coal mine accidents. A recent incident involving a methane gas explosion in a mine elevator shaft has reportedly led to the death of a miner in a neighboring state.

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