Car accidents of any kind can cause serious injuries and even death. When those accidents involve semi-trucks, it is even more likely that the consequences will be severe. Why are there so many accidents involving 18-wheelers? It seems as though these vehicles are even more likely to be in auto wrecks than other vehicles. There are a few reasons that may explain this phenomenon.
Spinal cord injuries can be very traumatic and the symptoms may last for life. Those symptoms can also be very severe, such as the loss of feeling and motor skills below the injury level. This can be life-changing, making it so that a person requires constant care and can no longer work.
A mother in North Carolina was driving her SUV with her four children in the back. The oldest was a 6-year-old girl, and all of the kids were in car seats.
If you just look at the overall statistics, motorcycle accidents do not happen as often as car accidents. Injuries and fatalities, predictably, are also lower for motorcycles.
Another vehicle hits you at an intersection. After a moment of shock, you get out of your car to talk to the other driver, who's in a pickup truck.