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Hit-and-run accident in Pennsylvania injures two juveniles

An Easton driver cannot choose when to be in an accident, and they cannot choose who is in the vehicle when the accident occurs. A car accident does not only result in severe damages and serious injuries, but it could also include injured children. It is important that drivers, passengers and children all wear the necessary safety restraints. This could significantly reduce the chances of death and serious injuries if and when someone is in a collision.

Two young girls die in two-car collision in Pennsylvania

No matter the age, the death of a loved one is not only tragic, but it is also life altering. Car accidents that result in the death of young children are not only emotional and taxing on the parents of the children, but it can be financially burdensome. The loss of a young life in any type of accident does carry large amounts of emotional weight throughout the mourning process. Unfortunately, this process could be prolonged if the accident results in a lengthy investigation and if any claims are filed.

Two-vehicle collision with a Mack truck results with one fatality

Everyday, drivers on the road make choices such as how fast to go, what roads to travel and when to turn. When a driver is negligent, a car accident can occur resulting in damages, serious injuries or even fatalities. Whether it is during the morning, the middle of the day or at nighttime, drivers should be aware of their choices while behind the wheel. Watching speeds, following traffic signs and signals and keeping a safe distance from vehicles ahead of them are also important rules of the road that drivers should follow at all times.

Both drivers injured in a head-on collision

An accident can happen at a moment's notice making them very unpredictable. Drivers and passengers cannot determine when or if they will be in a car accident, but they can prepare and reduce their chances of being injured. Wearing a seatbelt in very important and a type of safety restraint should always be used when inside a vehicle that is being operated. No matter how hard or where the vehicles collide, a car crash can result in serious injuries and severe damage -- even with seatbelt use.

Head-on collision kills two and injures four

The aftermath of an accident can be tragic and could very well change the lives of several people. A car accident can both involve several vehicles and numerous victims. When approaching an accident site, the amount of damage is usually noticed first. Furtheroften the serious injuries correlated to the incident supersede the property damage involved in the accident. The wounds suffered by the victims of the crash could be life threatening. The seriousness of these injuries could be so severe that they result in a fatality.

88-year-old woman injures state trooper in collision

An automobile accident can be an expensive event, resulting in physical damage to the vehicles involved and medical costs for any injuries. When an injury or death occurs, the person responsible for the auto accident can be held liable for the costs related to that accident. For residents in the Lehigh Valley area in Pennsylvania, this means that a lawsuit can be brought against the responsible driver. When the accident involves a speeding auto, as is the case with a recent collision that injured a police officer, negligence may be easier to prove.

6-year-old girl crashes car in attempt to see father

Negligent driving is not the only cause of motor vehicle accidents. In some cases, car accidents may be caused by people who are simply not qualified to drive. Regardless of the cause, any accident can result in property damage, injuries or death.

Local man crashes into police car

Drunk driving is a serious offense that can lead to a wide range of injuries, and in some cases, even death. Anyone who has been a victim of a drunk driving auto accident understands the emotional and physical trauma that can result from an incident of this type. Easton residents might be interested to read about a recent drunk driving accident in which an area resident just across the state line from Easton struck a police car.

Two hurt in wrong-way collision in Easton

While being cautious can reduce the risk of accidents, it does not guarantee the safety of road users. All it takes for a serious car accident to happen is one act of negligence. The consequences of an auto accident can vary greatly from one incident to the next, ranging from minor injuries to death. To seek justice, car accident victims who have suffered injuries or losses due to no fault of their own can file personal injury claims against those who are at fault.

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