A fatal accident can occur at any place or time, and for families the sudden loss of a loved one can be devastating, both emotionally and financially. If the loss is due to the negligence of another party, that individual may face criminal charges as well as a wrongful death lawsuit suit filed by the family of the deceased.
Auto accidents turn ordinary drives on the freeway into nightmares in an instant. They sometimes leave drivers and passengers with serious injuries that can lead to lifelong problems and complications. Distracted drivers are oftentimes at the root of a car accident, whether they were texting and driving, driving recklessly or simply driving too fast.
When an accident happens, an investigation often reveals the cause. Sometimes it's just an unfortunate accident, other times; the car accident could have been prevented. Distracted drivers, drunk drivers and negligent drivers can cause serious injury and unimaginable pain and suffering to anyone who is unfortunate enough to cross their paths.
Any car crash can lead to serious injuries. Indeed, the danger doesn't necessarily end after the vehicles stop moving. Injured people and damaged vehicles on the road create a hazard, and sometimes a good Samaritan can be endangered while trying to assist victims.
A busy North Miami street is perhaps the last place one would expect to see an all-terrain vehicle. Perhaps that had something to do with a recent ATV collision that resulted in the death of the vehicle's rider. The car accident between the ATV and a passing minivan occurred near the corner of NE 149th Street and 6th Avenue, at the driveway for a Walgreens.
Many different hazards exist on the roads. Most of these hazards are behind the wheels of the other cars. Drivers who are inexperienced, distracted or both are frequently causing car accidents across Florida. This disturbing trend is encouraging people to develop some creative solutions.
Recently, police have been cracking down on dangerous driving behaviors in Florida. From seat belt enforcements to drinking and driving, there is commonly time dedicated to focusing on and punishing these behaviors. It is well known that distracted or drunk driving can cause car accidents, but are police missing something?
Florida is one of a handful of states that still permits texting while driving. In other states, those guilty of the behavior can face tickets, fines and other punishments. While a driver in the Sunshine State may not get pulled over for sending or reading a text, they can face serious consequences in the event of a car accident.
A teenager engaged in a drag race in Brooksville, Florida with a friend died in a car accident resulting from reckless behavior last week. The tragic accident occurred at approximately 6 p.m., on a two lane rural road which connects State Road 50 and Mondon Hill Road.
A woman driving on the wrong side of State Road 408 in Florida crashed into another vehicle injuring the victim and wrecking the victim's car. According to police, the 22-year-old woman from Casselberry was drunk at the time she caused the car accident.