Injuries sustained during head-on collisions are often catastrophic. Auto accident injuries depend on a number of factors, such as speed, whether the person was wearing a seatbelt and the point of impact. Head-on collisions often result in more serious injuries due to the point of impact and depending on the circumstances of the accident. Recently, a car accident in Missouri resulted in the deaths of two young individuals, leaving a third critically injured.
Three people were involved in a crash recently on a local highway in Missouri. The crash occurred in the early morning hours just outside of Columbia. Two vehicles collided after one driver made a fatal mistake. The cause of the error is still unknown, although investigators are doing their best to piece it all together.
A young man and woman in their early twenties were driving northbound on the highway when they merged over the center line. Their vehicle hit a truck head-on. Both the young man and woman died instantly; the driver of the truck was taken to a local medical center to treat serious injuries.
The dire outcome of head-on collisions leave injured victims and loved ones heartbroken. Whether an individual has been injured or is grieving the loss of a loved one due to this type of accident, steps can be taken to seek support and acquire financial resources to alleviate the burden of medical costs and more. Investigating accidents and fighting for the most favorable outcome can benefit loved ones and those injured in a head-on collision.
Source: stltoday.com, Head-on crash kills 2 in central Missouri : Stltoday, No author, Nov. 29, 2013