When a head-on crash takes place, it’s natural for people who witness the incident to be frantic about the fates of those inside the vehicles involved. A head-on car accident can easily lead to permanent injuries or even death when two vehicles often strike each other at a high rate of speed. One woman recently passed away following this type of collision in California.
Learning that one’s child has been hurt in an automobile crash can be daunting and traumatizing. Unfortunately, a car accident can occur at any time and cause serious injuries due to driver negligence or even vehicle defects. One recent case in California revolves around an injury accident in which the driver claimed that his brakes failed.
Several injuries and one death recently resulted from a multiple-vehicle collision in California. When this type of incident occurs, the families of the deceased victims are -- naturally -- deeply upset. At the same time, those who are injured may be worried about their own health as well as about how they will afford to cover their medical bills linked to the car accident.
Injuries resulting from a serious car accident can vary depending on the age and size of the accident victim. According to the Placer County Network of Care, one of the most common injuries sustained by young adults and children in car accidents is hip fractures.
Many car accidents in California involve fault. However, it’s not always easy to prove which party was at fault, or negligent, for the collision.
Head injuries are a common result of car accidents, and they can occur even after a somewhat minor collision. However, as we explained in a recent article, the long-term effects of head injuries can be anything but minor.
Young people one moment may be enjoying a bus ride in anticipation of viewing potential colleges. However, in a split second, their dreams of going to school could become a nightmarish situation involving both death and serious injury victims. An accident resulting from another driver's failure to pay attention can lead to this type of event, which may have recently occurred in California.
Family members of teenagers who end up getting killed in a vehicle accident may understandably feel a combination of shock and grief. This is because young people often are seen as having full, promising lives ahead of them, so it might not seem fair when they lose their lives prematurely. This is particularly true if the car accident was someone else's fault. This is the situation that a few families may be facing following a recent wreck in California.
Learning that a loved one has been involved in a vehicle accident can be heartbreaking. However, finding out that this family member lost his or her life due to someone else's negligence may cause outrage. Passengers are totally reliant on a driver's ability to navigate a car properly, and when this fails to happen, the results can be fatal. This is the situation that one family is facing in California following a recent car accident.
Motorists typically understand the importance of following traffic rules, such as stopping at a red light or stop sign. Sometimes, however, they don't notice a stop sign, or they are too impatient to stop. This split-second mistake can lead to a car accident that results in injuries or even death, leaving surviving family members to grieve for years.