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Motor vehicle accidents: 2 injured after car stops on interstate

When drivers strike an object while out on the open road, their first instinct may be to stop the vehicle and check on the well-being of everyone involved. However, bringing a vehicle to a sudden halt while within the lanes of traffic can be dangerous at times and such an action could leave nearby drivers with little time to react to the situation. Motor vehicle accidents involving such a scenario can have disastrous outcomes. A recent incident in West Virginia has reportedly left two individuals with injuries.

Motor vehicle accidents: 1 dies in crash on New Year's Day

It is no secret that driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be a dangerous decision. As those who exhibit such negligence are inherently less capable of handling a variety of driving scenarios, the presence of impairment increases the chances motor vehicle accidents will occur substantially. A recent crash involving a suspected drunk driver in West Virginia has reportedly claimed the life a person in West Virginia.

Motor vehicle accidents: Crash at gas pump injures 1

While being prepared for the possibility of a collision can be helpful, it could be nearly impossible to predict when or where one may occur. Motor vehicle accidents can take place under a variety of scenarios, all of which run the unfortunate chance of having catastrophic consequences. A man suffered serious injuries during a recent crash that reportedly occurred as he was pumping gas in West Virginia.

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

A major collision can occur at any moment and each crash runs the unfortunate chance of leaving those involved with serious or even permanent injuries. Those who suffer severe harm in motor vehicle accidents may encounter a variety of hardships in life. A recent head-on crash in West Virginia has reportedly left one person with serious injuries and claimed the lives of two others.

Motor vehicle accidents: 1 injured when car crashes into home

Most individuals may feel they are safe and out of harm's way as they stand in the kitchen and go about daily household chores. However, those who reside next to a busy street might not be fully aware of the dangers nearby, as motor vehicle accidents in which a car veers off the road and strikes a home can have disastrous outcomes. A recent incident that took place under similar circumstances in West Virginia has reportedly left one person with severe injuries and another facing DUI charges.

Motor vehicle accidents: 2 airlifted to hospital after collision

It could take little more than a moment of distraction for a driver to lose control of a vehicle and veer into oncoming lanes. Motor vehicle accidents that occur after a vehicle shifts into the wrong lane of traffic run the unfortunate risk of placing the safety and well-being of everyone nearby in jeopardy. As many as two individuals were airlifted to a medical facility following a recent head-on crash that took place in West Virginia.

Motor vehicle accidents: The dangers of eating while driving

When it comes to distracted driving, many individuals in West Virginia and elsewhere may associate the concept with actions such as texting while driving. It is no secret that cellphone usage can take up a significant portion of a driver's attention and that such actions increase the risks that motor vehicle accidents may occur. However, distraction can take on a variety of forms, many of which can have just as detrimental of an impact on a person's ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Motor vehicle accidents: Staying safe during the holidays

When it comes to holiday shopping, many individuals in West Virginia and elsewhere may choose to purchase most of their gifts as early as possible. As such, holiday traffic patterns may begin to see significant increases several weeks in advance. With the increase in traffic congestion, the risks drivers may face may also rise and understanding how to navigate the open roads during the holiday season could prove vital to decreasing the odds motor vehicle accidents will occur.

Motor vehicle accidents: Avoiding a drunk driver

While many individuals in West Virginia and elsewhere may be aware of the dangers of driving while impaired, similar forms of negligence continue to be a major concern. Those who driver while intoxicated could place the safety of everyone nearby at risk and motor vehicle accidents involving similar circumstances can have disastrous results. While spotting a drunk driver in time to avoid a crash might prove challenging at times, there are certain steps a person can take that could reduce the odds of a potentially dangerous scenario.

The potential consequences of motor vehicle accidents

A collision can occur at any given moment and under a multitude of scenarios, and even a seemingly minor incident could pose a threat to the safety of those involved. With the extensive nature of medical expenses and the stress of facing a long road to recovery, Individuals in West Virginia who suffer severe harm in motor vehicle accidents may encounter a variety of hardships in life. While there are a variety of injuries one may suffer in a collision, some tend to be more prevalent than others.

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