A tragic hit-and-run accident on a recent Thursday in November left a family in mourning and robbed a baby girl of the love of a father. Fatal car accidents, especially hit-and-run accidents leave so many unanswered questions in the minds of the bereaved family. This accident is no different.
Cars have changed significantly over the last 100 years. They have definitely become a lot faster and more dangerous. Fortunately, an awareness of the greater safety hazards cars hold has led to improvements made to cars by the automotive industry. Even though there is an increased awareness of road safety, thousands of people die in car accidents on roads in the United States every year.
There is little doubt that driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can result in horrific consequences. Every year the lives of thousands of people are negatively influenced by auto accidents caused by DUI drivers. A recent fatal accident in California once again highlighted the horror caused by driving under the influence.
No one is truly prepared to be in a car accident. A collision can be both emotionally and physically traumatic, and it is quite normal to feel overwhelmed and unsure of what to do next. If you suffered injuries in an accident or your loved one did, you would be wise to take quick action to protect your interests. What you do after a California accident could have an impact on your future.
A road in Riverside County was closed for approximately four hours on a recent Wednesday. The California Highway Patrol reported that this followed a multi-vehicle crash that claimed the life of one person. It is suspected that this was yet another of those auto accidents that involved an intoxicated driver.
While everything possible is done to deter people from driving while under the influence, there always seem to be those who still believe nothing will go wrong. A tragic accident on a recent Friday night clearly illustrates the horrific consequences of DUI car accidents. The accident led to the death of four innocent people, while another was seriously injured.
Almost everyone needs information regarding pedestrian safety at some point. The reason for this need relates to the fact that most people end up as pedestrians. Even if you use a vehicle to travel to and from locations, you will likely exit your vehicle and have to walk some distance to get to your final destination. During even a short amount of time, you could face serious risks, which may increase during longer walks.
A recent accident in California involving two cyclists and a pickup truck clearly illustrates the vulnerability of cyclists on roads in the Unites States. The accident happened on a Tuesday evening in July at approximately 8:45 p.m. A 16-year-old boy and his father were cycling in a suburban area at the time of the accident. Auto accidents involving bicyclists have the potential to cause serious injury to the less-protected bicycle riders, as made evident in this case.
A crash that took place on Mother's Day claimed the life of a pregnant woman and her unborn child. The cause of the wreck was determined to be a drunk driver who has been charged with eight felony counts, including both gross vehicular homicide while intoxicated and murder. The man called for a Lyft driver to take him to a bar after the crash. Car accidents such as this claim the lives of hundreds of California residents each year.
For the second time in just a few short months, a California sheriff's department has lost a deputy. The second fatality due to auto accidents has claimed another long-time employee for the department. The man was killed after his vehicle was hit from behind by a transport bus carrying a group of Tesla employees.