You may think head trauma is the most frequent result of a car crash, but a back injury is just as common, especially in the case of a rear-end collision. Seat belts and airbags are designed to absorb the impact of a collision, but they mainly protect the head and chest. Therefore, the brunt of an impact can shift to your spine.
Whether you are a native or newcomer, you know California has its fair share of bridges. You probably do not think much about the bridge beneath your car's tires, but you should. After all, accidents on bridges are often more serious than those on conventional roadways.
Two people -- a woman and girl -- recently lost their lives in a tragic car crash in California. The serious accident took place along the state's 22 Freeway. A man was arrested following the accident, which police said was the result of his decision to drink and drive.
Two people have suffered injuries in a motor vehicle collision in California. The accident occurred on a recent Saturday morning. At times, these types of car accidents are the result of a motorist's carelessness, in which case, the motorist may be held liable for any deaths or injuries resulting from the wreck.
A man has sadly lost his life in a California car accident. The serious accident occurred late at night on a recent Tuesday. According to authorities, another man's decision to drink and drive caused the tragic collision.
A man's life was recently cut short in a tragic motor vehicle accident in California. Now, the deceased man's surviving family members are left to question how they could have lost their loved one so soon. The serious accident took place along California's 101 Freeway and involved at least a couple of other cars.
A 21-year-old woman's life was snuffed out in a recent California car crash, leaving her surviving family members to grieve and question how her life could have been taken so soon. Two other people suffered injuries in the crash. The serious accident took place along White Oak Avenue.
A recent incident involving a California firefighter underscores the dangers of distracted and reckless driving and the impact these behaviors have on cyclists. Car accidents involving bikes are often serious or fatal, and in this specific case, the man died from injuries suffered while he was training for the cycling portion of an Ironman race. He leaves behind a wife, young children and a lengthy career with his fire department.
Three people recently suffered injuries in a fiery single-car crash in California, although they would have been worse off had a good Samaritan not come to their rescue. The serious accident took place early in the morning on a Sunday. Sometimes, these types of car accidents occur due to the carelessness of the person behind the wheel, in which case, he or she may be held liable for the injuries resulting from the collision.
A man's life was recently cut short as a result of a car crash in California. In addition, one or more other individuals suffered injuries in the serious accident, which involved three cars. The accident occurred in a southbound lane of Interstate 5.