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Posts tagged "Motor Vehicle Accidents"

Questions after serious injury motor vehicle accident

When a car crash involving multiple vehicles occurs, investigators may have a difficult time determining exactly what happened. This could be the case with a recent motor vehicle accident involving three cars. Authorities say that a Texas woman is now fighting for her life as a result and they are working to figure out the details of the crash.

Motor vehicle accident: 3 dead, 2 injured in crash

Texas police say they are still working to determine the circumstances of a recent crash that took the lives of three people. A motor vehicle accident like this one may require extensive investigation to understand what happened, and even then, the victims' families may not get all the answers that they seek. For now, what is certain is that this tragedy has changed the lives of those who cared for the victims

DUI blamed in motor vehicle accident resulting in 3 deaths

When people consume alcohol, it is important that they do so responsibly and not get behind the wheel of a car. Drunk drivers have an increased risk of causing a motor vehicle accident and they present a danger to anyone they may encounter while out on the road. These types of crashes should never happen, but sadly, they do all too often. A driver here in Texas was recently blamed for the deaths of three people in a crash after police say that he was driving under the influence of alcohol.

Semi-truck accident seriously injures driver in passenger vehicle

Tractor-trailers and other large commercial vehicles are a vital part of the country's economy. Without them, the transportation of goods would be more difficult and costly. However, as useful as these vehicles are, they can also cause serious injuries to those unlucky enough to get into a crash with one. One Texas motorist was left fighting for life after being struck in a semi-truck accident.

Wrong-way driver may have caused fatal motor vehicle accident

Most people understand that if they are hurt in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver, they have the right to file civil litigation. However, when the driver who caused the crash doesn't survive it, that can make matters a bit less clear. People might wrongly assume that they have no legal recourse against a careless driver who is no longer alive. What Texas families often don't know is that they may be able to file personal injury or wrongful death claim against that driver's estate in connection with a fatal motor vehicle accident. 

Study says motor vehicle accidents often due to "buzzed driving"

Most people here in Texas are well aware of the potential dangers of drinking and driving. However, some people may believe that they have to consume a great deal of alcohol in order to be intoxicated. They may say that having only one or two drinks simply makes them "buzzed" and safe to drive. A new study shows that buzzed driving may account for a higher percentage of fatal motor vehicle accidents than people would guess, and that these drivers often have a blood alcohol content below the legal limit.

Car accident leaves 1 dead, 1 seriously injured

People generally understand that there are significant risks involved anytime they drive a car. Even so, they may not actually expect anything to happen to them or a loved one. An unexpected car accident can drastically impact a family's life as they try to not only deal with the emotional consequences but the financial and physical ones as well. A recent crash here in Texas has likely resulted in significant change to an entire family after one woman lost her life and a man suffered serious injuries.

Wrong-way motor vehicle accidents often prove fatal

People generally don't expect a car crash to happen to them. Even if they understand that it is statistically likely that they may be involved in motor vehicle accidents more than once in their lifetime, it usually isn't at the top of their mind. Unfortunately, car crashes are an all too common occurrence for many here in Texas. Certain types of accidents may even be more likely to result in someone's death. A recent wrong-way crash shows just how quickly a bad decision can have a devastating outcome.

Questions after car accident kills 1, injures another

Sometimes after a car crash, there is a clear answer about what caused the collision. There are times when a motor vehicle accident involves someone who was drinking and driving or someone who may have been driving recklessly. There are other instances when the reasons for a car accident aren't so clear. A recent crash here in Texas has left law enforcement with the job of determining exactly what happened in a crash that resulted in death and injury.

2 dead after head-on car accident

When a family loses a loved one to a car crash, they may struggle emotionally and financially. Such an unexpected event is not only heartbreaking for the people who cared about the victim, it can cause them significant financial strain, both because of the costs incurred due to the accident and possibly because of a loss of the victim's income. This could be the case for two Texas families after a recent car accident took two lives