Driving in the wrong lane of traffic is dangerous and can place the safety of everyone nearby at risk. Many families have been forced to endure the loss of someone close in car accidents that occurred under similar circumstances. A recent head-on collision that took place in Louisiana has reportedly claimed the lives of two individuals and left another with serious injuries.
With the inherent size and weight of a tractor-trailer, smaller vehicles may stand little chance of holding their own should a collision occur. A commercial vehicle accident can be a dangerous incident that could place the lives of everyone involved in harm's way. A recent collision involving a semi in Louisiana has left two individuals with injuries and claimed the life of another.
There are a multitude of scenarios in which a driver can lose control of his or her vehicle and cross into an oncoming lane. Car accidents involving wrong-way drivers can be exceedingly dangerous, potentially placing the health of everyone involved at risk. A recent head-on collision that took place under similar circumstances in Louisiana has reportedly claimed the life of two individuals.
Have you ever stepped off a curb and jumped backward because a car whizzed by you? You may have felt a rush of adrenaline and taken a second to realize just how fragile life is. Of course, you may not have been so lucky as to avoid the vehicle hitting you.
While every collision has the potential to place the safety of those nearby in harm's way, those involving commercial vehicles generally run a much higher risk of ending in catastrophe. Many individuals have suffered serious injuries under similar circumstances; in some cases, this may occur due to the actions of a negligent truck driver. A recent accident involving two semis in Louisiana has claimed the life of two individuals, and left several others with injuries.
State troopers in Louisiana recently reminded bicyclists to take the necessary precautions to make sure they are visible to vehicle operators. Bicyclists are as responsible as drivers to obey traffic laws, and the required reflective materials along with a helmet might just prevent serious injuries or worse. A recent fatal accident in which a bicyclist lost his life might give rise to a wrongful death claim, although it has not been determined who was at fault.