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Fatal head-on collisions: 2 dead, 1 critically injured

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.

Motorcycle accidents: heavier vehicles pose greatest threat

If a motorcyclist crashes due to another driver's negligence, the victim may be entitled to compensation for pain and suffering. Although such incidents happen often, Missouri motorcycle accidents on the road create pain, suffering and financial burdens that can sometimes last a lifetime. Recently, a study noted that passenger vehicles have become heavier, creating more danger in the event of an accident.

What should you say after a car accident?

Getting into a car accident can be a very scary experience. Car crashes are never expected and can cause serious injuries to those involved as well as extensive damage to your vehicle. Unfortunately, there is no way to prevent all car accidents so drivers should be prepared and know that to do after being in an accident on the road.

Drunk driving accidents in Missouri change families forever

Far too often, people injured in car accidents are innocent people who are caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. Unfortunately, it only takes one inattentive or reckless driver to permanently change someone's life or shatter a family forever. Drunk driving accidents are the leading cause of automobile accidents in the U.S. Recently, a father admitted his guilt after being responsible for the death of his son in a drunk driving accident in Missouri nearly a year earlier.

Head-on collisions in Missouri result in fatalities

Car accidents are typically the most deadly as well as the most common type of personal injury accident. When car accidents result in fatality due to the action of negligent drivers, mourning families and friends are left behind to pick up the pieces. The circumstances are intensified if the loss of a loved one may have been avoided, and when the tragic details are unknown, leaving several questions unanswered. Head-on collisions in Missouri are unfortunately all-too-common, and often result in fatality.

Missouri hit-and-run accidents: Crash seriously injures coworker

It is always a good idea to have a designated driver after someone has been drinking. The ideal situation is that the designated driver should not be overindulging in alcohol at the same time. Unfortunately, two Missouri men apparently forgot to arrange which would remain sober ahead of time when they were out drinking one night. To make matters worse, after one of the men hit the other with his pickup truck, he drove away. Hit-and-run accidents like this where both people appear to know each other are relatively rare.

Drunk driving accidents were expected over Labor Day weekend

Labor Day weekend presented a perfect three-day getaway for families and individuals to be traveling on the roadways for the holiday weekend. It also usually provides a perfect weekend for having parties and consuming alcohol. Missouri residents were warned to be prepared over Labor Day weekend, and to take precautions from potential dangers on the road such as drunk driving accidents.

Missouri head-on collisions can bring fatal consequences

There are few accidents that can have as serious of consequences then a collision that involves two vehicles hitting each other head-on. Depending on the speed of such head-on collisions, the damage to the vehicle and the ferocity of the impact can leave little hope of the occupants surviving the accident. Recently, one such accident occurred in Missouri, where one occupant of a vehicle was killed and the driver of another vehicle now faces criminal charges for allegedly having drugs in his system at the time of the crash.

Missouri head-on collisions: Victim may have had "help";

Police and rescue crews were called out to a serious accident on a recent Sunday morning in Missouri. The victim was pinned in her car after having been involved in one of many head-on collisions that happen too often on the nation's highways. All that were a part of the efforts to free her were afraid that she would die in the wreckage.

Hit-and-run accidents can prove fatal for Missouri pedestrians

Walking to and from destinations is still a form of commuting utilized by many people. Whether it is in rural or urban areas, people can be walking to any number of destinations. While there are many benefits to walking, pedestrians can also face many dangers if they are walking along roadways. Distracted and impaired drivers could easily strike a pedestrian, causing serious injuries or possibly even death. When pedestrians are involved in hit-and-run accidents, the situation can be even more devastating.

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