Lexington Fire House Damaged in Deadly Crash

A head-on collision involves high-speed impact and little time for a person to react and potentially avoid being hit. Lexington, KY- A Lexington firehouse was damaged when a car slammed into the side of the building earlier this month. The car was flung into the building after it was hit head-on by a pickup truck driver who was killed. Deadly …

Four Killed in Fiery West Texas Crash

Speed is a factor in a third of fatal car crashes in the U.S., and drunk driving is responsible for the other third. Tyler, TX- A lethal auto collision can be set off by a variety of negligent behaviors including distraction and drunk driving. Another of those causes is speed, which was a factor in a recent fiery crash that …

San Diego County Scene of Multiple Traffic Fatalities in One Night

Five people were killed in four separate traffic accidents in San Diego on June 12th. San Diego, CA- Traffic crashes are daily occurrences in California and San Diego County. Luckily, most accidents are minor fender benders, but some crashes have deadly consequences. On a recent night in San Diego County, five people were killed in traffic crashes, making for a …

Tesla Driver Killed in Florida Crash Ignored His Vehicle’s Warnings

Both the NTSB and NHTSA did not find any fault with Tesla’s autopilot system in a May 2016 crash in Florida that grabbed national attention. Broward, FL- The American public Is distrustful of self-driving cars and a widely publicized fatal crash that occurred in May 2016 didn’t help ease fears of autonomous vehicles. Initially, the cause of the accident appeared …

Smaller Vehicles Are Deadlier for Accident Victims

Traffic fatalities increased 7 percent in 2015. Chicago, IL- Small cars are more economical and environmentally friendly than the large vehicles and SUVs that many Americans prefer. But, in the event of a traffic accident, being in a smaller car is deadlier. A recent study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) looked at fatality risk of small …

Several Injured in Chicago Bus vs. Motorcycle Crash

When more than one person is at-fault for an accident, an accident attorney in Chicago can inform a victim if they are eligible for compensation and help them over claims of liability. Chicago, IL- A traffic crash involving a school bus and a motorcycle left six teens and two adults injured earlier this week. Most of the teen accident victims …

Mississippi Leads in Child Traffic Deaths

Mississippi is number one in child traffic deaths and in 65 percent of those fatal crashes, the child’s parent is to blame. Lee, MS- In the U.S., traffic crashes are one of the leading causes of accidental deaths for both adults and children. Because cars remain the principal form of transportation in the U.S., traffic accidents are a fact of …

NY Driver Flips Car After Falling Asleep at the Wheel

Recent traffic data analysis from AAA found that drowsy driving is responsible for an estimated one on five traffic accidents. Syracuse, NY- In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control identified sleep deprivation as a national health crisis and problem hasn’t gotten any better. The CDC estimates that 50 to 75 million Americans suffer from a sleep or wakefulness disorder and …

Are Boating Accidents on the Rise in Florida?

Boating accidents are rising in most states including Florida. Escambia County, FL- Thousands of boats travel on the miles and miles of waterways throughout Florida. Sadly, many boaters are inexperienced, and consequently, boating accidents are becoming more common in Florida and the U.S. overall. Are Boating Deaths on the Rise in Florida? In their latest report, the U.S. Coast Guard …

How Common Are Spinal Cord Injuries in Traffic Accidents?

The leading cause of spinal cord injuries is traffic accidents. San Diego, CA- Car crashes typically involve a lot of force that can be very damaging to the human body. Far too many car accident victims suffer devastating injuries that are life-changing including a spinal cord injury. Anatomy of a Spinal Cord Injury The National Institutes of Health says that …