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Mother is dead after 1 of Missouri's drunk driving accidents

Any accident can be frightening for those involved as well as their family members. Drunk driving accidents in Missouri are probably some of the worst when it comes to injuries. One such accident recently resulted in the death of a mother and minor injuries for her son.

Missouri's motorcycle accidents: Another fatality in Columbia

Sadly, motorcycle accidents are often deadly. Despite what many may believe, this can be true even when the motorcyclist takes proper safety measures while riding, including wearing a helmet. One of Missouri's most recent motorcycle accidents resulted in the biker's death.

4 dead, 1 injured after 1 of Missouri's head-on collisions

When it comes to driving on Missouri roads, just thinking about being in a head-on collision can be quite scary. It goes without saying that head-on collisions often result in grave injuries, such as spinal cord and brain injuries, and often death. A recent head-on collision in Missouri has claimed the life of four individuals and injured another.

1 dead after 1 of Kansas City's drunk driving accidents

Car accidents occur every single day on Missouri roads. Some are more severe than others, but many of them end up in someone being injured. Some of the more serious car accidents include head-on collisions and drunk driving accidents. When both of those are combined, it can result in unfortunate fatalities.

Missouri drunk driving accidents -- 3 hurt, 1 seriously

From hit-and-run accidents to drunk driving accidents, motor vehicle collisions occur on Missouri roads every day. A woman from Jasper may be facing drunk driving charges, one count of felony vehicular assault and additional charges after one of Missouri's most recent drunk driving accidents. This car accident sent three people, including herself and her child, to the hospital for medical treatment.

1 dead, 1 injured after 1 of Missouri's nearly head-on collisions

Although head-on collisions in Missouri are some of the worst traffic accidents, crashes that are nearly head-on can do extensive damage and result in serious injuries as well. Many head-on collisions are caused by a wrong way driver, which is the case in a recent accident in Missouri. This car wreck involving three vehicles, with two of them hitting nearly head-on, has taken the life of one man and left one woman injured.

2 fatalities in 1 of Missouri's recent motorcycle accidents

Motorcycle accidents in Missouri can be some of the worst crashes on the road. They often end in serious head injuries and spinal cord injuries due to the fact that motorcyclists are not secure inside a body of metal, as one is with a car. Injuries can greatly be reduced when motorcyclists are wearing the proper protective gear. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents can still happen and can still result in serious injury or fatality.

Head-on collisions a danger for Missouri drivers

All drivers who make the decision to get behind the wheel do so with the understanding that there are certain risks inherent in road travel. Many of us take steps to ensure that we are driving in a safe and responsible manner. We keep our cars properly maintained, avoid driving after drinking and make every effort to follow the rules of the road. Unfortunately, there is little that can be done to reduce the risks associated with the behavior of others, as evidenced by one of Missouri's most recent head-on collisions.

T-bone collisions can leave families heartbroken

Drivers are often aware of the increased risk of traveling over the holidays because more vehicles are generally on the road during the holiday season. Despite best efforts made by police officers and local agencies to enforce safe driving laws, accidents happen. T-bone collisions happen and result in many serious injuries for the vehicles knocked off course. A potential T-bone collision that occurred on one Missouri highway has left a community and one family heartbroken this holiday season.

Possible steps to avoid drunk driving accidents during holidays

While the holidays are a time of year for decking the halls with boughs of holly and being jolly, there are other considerations to take into account as well. A major factor people should take into account before leaving on their holiday road trip this year is to consider the sheer number of people who will be traveling. Drunk driving accidents are also on the rise this time of year due to negligent drivers. Leaving earlier and driving defensively could help Missouri drivers avoid accidents on the road this season.