Individuals involved in car accidents are often subject to a variety of injuries. Injuries including those to the head, neck and spine are among the most serious and life altering. While not typically life-threatening, injuries that result in amputation often require an individual to undergo years of physical therapy and rehabilitation.
Accidents in which large commercial vehicles are involved often result in serious injuries or death. The family of an 80-year-old Birmingham man is mourning after the man was recently killed in a tragic truck accidents.
With the Thanksgiving holiday behind us, many Alabama residents are on the search for the perfect Christmas tree. Whether residents chose to cut their own tree or purchase an already cut tree, in order to prevent being involved in an accident, it's important to ensure a tree is properly and securely transported.
As Alabama residents prepare to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday, highway safety officials are encouraging safe driving behaviors. Each year, as Alabama residents travel to celebrate with loved ones there is an increase in the number of car accidents that occur around Thanksgiving. The majority of these car accidents, however, are preventable.
School zones often present many challenges for drivers. This is especially true in the evening hours as students, parents and members of the public attend sporting events. Sadly, an Alabama father and his two-year-old son were recently killed in a wrongful death when they were struck by a car while leaving a football game.
Every year, thousands of car accidents and near accidents across Alabama are caused by distracted driving. A driver who takes their eyes and focus off the road even for a few seconds endangers the lives of everyone on the road. One recent fatal car accident proves the risks and dangers associated with distracted driving.
Each day across Alabama, thousands of children travel to school on school buses. While accidents involving school buses are fairly rare, when they do occur the resulting injuries can be serious and even fatal. Thankfully there were no fatalities when a SUV recently rear-ended a school bus in rural northern Alabama.
Individuals who own motorcycles often recall instances where they narrowly escaped being involved in a crash or collision. Due to their size, speed and ability to easily maneuver through traffic, motorcycles can be difficult for other motorists to see. When a driver fails to see a motorcyclist, the resulting motorcycle accident can result in serious injuries and even death.
Drivers who travel along Alabama's Interstates during the early morning hours often face conditions that may increase the likelihood that they'll be involved in a car accident. Alabama State Troopers recently released information related to a multiple car accident that occurred around 5:45 a.m. in which two individuals lost their lives.
Motor vehicle crashes often result in those involved sustaining injuries. Often the impact of the car accident is a main contributing factor to common car accident injuries such as head and neck trauma, broken bones and contusions. Other times, objects either in the cab of a car or truck or materials being transported may contribute to serious or even fatal injuries.