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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.

Motor vehicle accidents: 3 injured in multiple-vehicle crash

When commercial vehicles are involved, a collision that could otherwise end up as a minor incident runs a greater chance of placing the safety of everyone involved at risk. Motor vehicle accidents involving tractor-trailers can have devastating results that could leave those involved with severe injuries and facing a long road to recovery. Three individuals were taken to a hospital with injuries following a recent multiple-vehicle crash involving a commercial vehicle in West Virginia.

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

While a collision can be dangerous under virtually any circumstance, those that occur when a vehicle crosses into oncoming traffic run a greater risk of placing the well-being of those involved in jeopardy. Head-on motor vehicle accidents can have catastrophic consequences that could leave a person with serious or permanent injuries, or in some cases, leave a family grieving over a sudden and untimely loss. A recent head-on crash in West Virginia reportedly claimed the life of one person and left another in the hospital with serious injuries.

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.

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