Choosing to leave the scene of an accident is not only unlawful, but such a decision could also leave any injured parties without medical attention for extended periods. Those who do not get the necessary treatment following motor vehicle accidents may run a greater risk of suffering long-term or even permanent injuries in the process. A 12-year-old child is in the hospital with critical injuries following a recent hit-and-run accident in California.
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Those who operate a motor vehicle at a high rate of speed are inherently less capable of handling a multitude of driving scenarios. Those who encounter a speeding driver may also be left with insufficient time to respond to the situation and they could be the ones left suffering when a collision occurs. One person has died during a recent hit-and-run car accident involving a speeding driver in California.
A sudden and unexpected move on the part of a driver runs the risk of causing others nearby to be caught off guard and unprepared to react to the situation. While in many cases, such a scenario may only force other drivers to slam on the brakes or make an unexpected lane change, there is always a chance things could take a turn for the worse. One person has died and two others suffered injuries in a recent car accident that took place in California.
The presence of impairment can have a substantial impact on a person's ability to safely operate a vehicle. Those who drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs run the risk of creating an unfortunate scenario that could place the safety of everyone close by in harm's way. A recent car accident involving a suspected drunk driver has reportedly claimed the lives of two individuals in California.
Individuals who ride as a passenger in a vehicle often have little to no control over the actions of the driver. Should the negligent actions of the driver cause a collision to occur, the passengers could end up being the ones who suffer the consequences. Three individuals have died and another suffered serious injuries in a recent car accident involving a single vehicle in California.
It is no secret that operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be a dangerous decision. Unfortunately, similar forms of negligence remain a major concern and impaired driving continues to be one of the leading causes of severe motor vehicle accidents. A recent collision involving a suspected drunk driver in California has reportedly left three individuals with severe injuries.
It can take little more than a couple of seconds for a vehicle to veer off course and drift into oncoming lanes. This brief span of time may leave oncoming drivers with little chance of reacting to the situation. Motor vehicle accidents that take place under similar scenarios can have catastrophic consequences. A two-vehicle accident that took place in California has reportedly claimed the life of one person and left two others with severe injuries.
If you recently sustained or caused injuries in an accident in California, you may be concerned about whether or not your insurance policy covers medical costs. The best source of information is your insurance company. If you sign into your policy online or view your insurance card, it should show you what your policy covers and does not cover. If you financed your car, there may be a greater likelihood that you have full coverage.
According to ABC News, California’s Bay Area has the worst roads in America. The roughest roads are in the San-Francisco-Oakland area, where a whopping 71% of these are in poor condition. The pot holes are so bad that some drivers claim it feels like driving through a third world country.
According to Market Insider, California is one of the worst states to file an accident claim. California gets ranked second after Michigan and Louisiana. What did researchers use to arrive at this conclusion? They looked at the states where drivers pay the most on average after filing auto accident claims. Michigan and Louisiana average $3,502 and $3,348 respectively. California averages $3,081.