On the morning of Oct. 29, a collision in Staunton led to the death of a 49-year-old Virginia woman. This collision occurred on the Staunton Loop between the Parkersburg Pike and Middlebrook Road exits a short time before 6:00 a.m.
It is not uncommon for a person to be involved in a crash and to be accused afterward of driving recklessly. However, many people consider the act of reckless driving to be a strange term that is difficult to define. It is indeed subjective to an extent, and this is why it might be confusing to many.
A teenager in Norfolk, Virginia, died while riding a scooter across the street near his home. Witnesses say that the boy was attempting to cross the street around eight in the evening. A driver who was reportedly moving well in excess of the posted speed limit on the street hit the teen, and the teen was later pronounced dead on the scene.
Each year, unfortunately many people are killed as pedestrians, whether they are simply crossing the street or walking on the sidewalk. Many people are also injured considerably due to being hit by cars, and often they are made permanently disabled or are unable to work for a significant amount of time.
When you get into an accident in the state of Virginia, you may be wondering what you are required to do from a legal perspective. In addition, you might be curious about the damages for which you could be compensated if you were not at fault in the accident.
Many different things can lead to car crashes. In recent blog posts, we discussed a few different situations that can come up that might lead to an accident. The tie that binds all of these crashes together is that innocent people can suffer from serious injuries or even die.
A woman who used to be a reality TV star recently entered a guilty plea for her part in a fatal car accident. She was allegedly intoxicated at the time. She went to court earlier this month and put in that guilty plea for wrong-way driving, not obeying the signs on the highway and causing involuntary manslaughter.
We often have a stereotype image of what we believe dangerous drivers to be. Maybe it's a young teenager who takes too many risks, or perhaps it's a middle-aged drinker who drives under the the influence of alcohol. However, the people who we might least expect to be dangerous drivers can actually pose a danger.
When you are involved in a car accident, it is likely that it was a very stressful and upsetting time. If damages and bodily harm were severe, questions would have been immediately asked in regard to who was to blame.
Minor car accidents very frequently occur in the United States, and usually the process of making a claim through insurance is very simple. However, when a major incident occurs, things may not be as straightforward. More serious incidents can cause debilitating injuries, as well as mental trauma, and financial damages in the form of medical costs and car repairs can be significant.