Many Americas find themselves in car accidents every day. Motor vehicle accidents rank highest of most common personal injury types in the U.S. today. Depending on the severity of the situation a car crash can turn a simple mistake into a fatal accident very quickly.
Serious car accidents can lead to major injuries including, brain and spinal cord damage, broken bones and severe burns or bruising, as well as wide variety of other injuries. These injuries often require great medical attention that can quickly rack up very large medical expenses. When careless and negligent drivers take to the roads, it can present an immediate danger for any others on the road including drivers, passengers and even pedestrians.
A wrong-way driver sparked a head on collision between two cars on Route 15 in neighboring Connecticut early this Wednesday morning. It is reported that the crash left both drivers dead on the scene. Reports also state that two others also sustained serious injuries and were taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment. No further information has been given on their status.
Car accidents can be live-altering events that may impact more than just those directly involved. Those injured and the families of those lost to this tragic accident may never be the same.
If you or a family member is involved in a serious car accident you may be entailed to personal injury or even wrongful death compensation. Dealing with the complex legal issues is one of the most daunting aspects facing car accident victims and their families. Consulting a New York personal injury attorney may be advisable before pursuing any further action.
Source: myfoxny.com, “2 dead, 2 injured in wrong-way Conn. Crash,” Dec. 26, 2012