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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.

Motor vehicle accidents: Roadside worker struck by vehicle

Individuals who perform roadside work may face a multitude of hazards while on the job. With less in the way of protective barriers to protect against collision, motor vehicle accidents that occur under similar circumstances can be devastating. A mower for the West Virginia state Division of Highways recently suffered a serious head injury after he was struck by another vehicle.

Motor vehicle accidents: Crash at intersection injures 2, kills 1

Even with the implementation of traffic signals and signs, intersections remain a hot spot for dangerous collisions. Many motor vehicle accidents occur when one driver fails to adhere to these indicators, and the ramifications of such negligence can be devastating. A recent accident at an intersection in West Virginia has left two individuals with injuries, while another reportedly died shortly after.

Motor vehicle accidents: Passenger injured during police pursuit

Attempting to evade police is never a solid move, and can place the safety of everyone nearby in harm's way. Motor vehicle accidents that occur under similar circumstances can be extremely dangerous, potentially leaving passengers and bystanders to suffer harm in a situation over which they have no control. A woman was recently airlifted to the hospital following an accident involving a police chase in West Virginia.

Motor vehicle accidents: Head-on collision kills 1, injuries 3

Head-on collisions can be exceedingly dangerous, each of which runs the risk of ending in disaster. Motor vehicle accidents that occur under similar circumstances can place the health of everyone nearby at risk. A recent head-on collision involving a tractor-trailer in West Virginia has claimed the life of one, and left three others in critical condition.

Motor vehicle accidents: Failure to stop can lead to serious harm

Traffic signals and stop signs are in place to increase the safety of every individual on the road. When a person chooses to ignore them, the results can be devastating, and many motor vehicle accidents end in serious injury to those involved. A recent collision in West Virginia resulted in injuries for three individuals, one of which had to be air-lifted to a nearby medical facility.

Failure to yield often a factor in motor vehicle accidents

Collisions are a common occurrence in many parts of the country, and have led to the serious injury of many individuals over the years. Regardless of how they happen, motor vehicle accidents often have the potential to end in disaster. A woman was recently airlifted to the hospital following an accident that took place in West Virginia.

Distracted driving often to blame in motor vehicle accidents

Distracted driving comes in numerous forms, all of which can lead to disaster. Those who divide their attention between unnecessary actions and the task at hand are often incapable of safely operating a vehicle, thus increasing the potential for dangerous motor vehicle accidents to occur. A recent accident in West Virginia under similar circumstances ended with six individuals being transported to local hospitals.

High speed motor vehicle accidents often prove deadly

Whether on their way to work or heading out on vacation, many individuals in West Virginia use interstates to cut down on travel time. Although these roads may provide a person with a more direct route to his or her destination, there could also be a certain level of risk involved. Motor vehicle accidents that occur on interstates generally occur at high rates of speed and are often deadly.

Pursuing restitution following fatal motor vehicle accidents

Collisions in West Virginia and across the country have claimed the lives of numerous individuals over the years. Motor vehicle accidents are often tragic and are in some cases the result of the negligence of one or more drivers. A recent collision involving three cars left one person dead, while police are reportedly in search of another party involved in the incident.

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