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Motor Vehicle Accidents Archives

Motor vehicle accidents: Man dies after being struck by 2 cars

The untimely death of an influential figure can be felt not only by his or her surviving family members, but also by all members of the community. Such a loss can occur in the blink of an eye and under a variety of circumstances, one of the more prevalent being fatal motor vehicle accidents. A community in West Virginia is mourning the loss of an 86-year-old man who was reportedly struck by two separate cars while walking to church.

Motor vehicle accidents: Child hit by car while boarding the bus

For many kids in West Virginia and elsewhere, riding the bus is not only a way to get to school, but also a means for making friends. Since kids often get on and off a bus unattended, these vehicles are equipped with lights and indicators to inform other vehicles to stop and allow passage. Unfortunately, these indicators aren't always obeyed, and motor vehicle accidents that take place under similar circumstances can end in disaster.

Inclement weather increases risk of motor vehicle accidents

With prevalent concerns such as drunk and distracted driving, many individuals in West Virginia and elsewhere may feel there is trouble all around while out on the road. However, these may not be the only hazards a driver will have to face, especially during winter months. Inclement weather can have a significant impact on a person's ability to safely operate a vehicle, and many have suffered serious injuries in motor vehicle accidents due to another party's failure to adjust his or her driving behavior accordingly.

Motor vehicle accidents: 2 injured, 1 dead after head-on crash

There are a multitude of circumstances in which a driver may cross into the wrong lane of traffic. Motor vehicle accidents that occur under similar circumstances run the risk of ending in catastrophe, potentially leaving many victims to suffer in a situation that was nearly impossible to avoid. A recent accident that took place under similar circumstances has left two individuals with injuries, and claimed the life of another in West Virginia.

Motor vehicle accidents: Chain reaction collision injures 3

When a vehicle strikes another with enough force, the initial impact could start a chain-reaction spanning across all lanes of traffic. Motor vehicle accidents that occur under similar circumstances can be devastating, potentially placing the safety of everyone involved in harm's way. A recent accident involving multiple vehicles in West Virginia has left three individuals with injuries.

Motor vehicle accidents: Reckless driver injures 2

Many individuals may find it challenging to react in time to avoid collision when coming in contact with a reckless driver. Those who exhibit such negligence may place everyone nearby in danger in the process, and motor vehicle accidents that occur under similar circumstances run the risk of ending in disaster. A recent accident involving a seemingly reckless driver has injured two and claimed the life of another in West Virginia.

Motor vehicle accidents: Head-on collision sends 1 to hospital

Even the safest of drivers can be at risk when confronted with the negligent decisions of others. Individuals who suffer serious injuries in motor vehicle accidents in which they had no control over the situation may wish to pursue restitution, but the process can be complex. A recent accident involving a wrong way driver who was operating a stolen vehicle has left one person with injuries in West Virginia.

Motor vehicle accidents involving drunk drivers can be disastrous

Driving under the influence of alcohol is never advisable, and such a decision can increase the odds of a potentially dangerous collision. Motor vehicle accidents that occur under similar circumstances can be devastating, perhaps even more so if a pedestrian is involved. A recent collision in West Virginia involving a drunk driver has reportedly left a 29-year-old pedestrian with serious injuries.

Motor vehicle accidents: Collision claims life of pedestrian

Dangerous collisions can take place under a variety of circumstances, and each one has the potential to end in disaster. However, motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians can be some of the most devastating incidents, and many families have been forced to endure the loss of someone close under similar circumstances. A recent collision in West Virginia has claimed the life of a man who was hit by a vehicle while walking alongside a road with his wife.

Motor vehicle accidents: Distracted driving remains a concern

There are numerous circumstances in which a serious collision can occur. However, some may be more prevalent than others, such as intoxicated or distracted driving. Despite knowledge of the dangers of distracted driving, such negligence continues to be the cause in many motor vehicle accidents, even in states with strict laws prohibiting the use of cell phones, such as West Virginia.

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