Car Accident Round-Up — All Is Not ‘OK’ When Text Messaging Before Car Wreck
Distracted driving including text messaging is a leading cause of car accidents
Homeless Man Dead After Thanksgiving Accident With Jackie Autry’s Car
The widow of former Angels owner Gene Autry says the Thanksgiving night event which left a homeless man dead was an accident, reports the Los Angeles Times. She was driving home from a Thanksgiving dinner and traveling about 25 mph when she hit a man who crossed the street with no lights and wearing black clothes. She called 911 but the man died about an hour later, the paper reported.
Forty Plus Car Accidents In Delaware County Due To Winter Weather
Wednesday’s brutal weather, which followed months of above average temperatures, brought over 40 car accident reports to police departments in Delaware County, reports the starpress.com. Injuries, roll-overs, and vehicular entrapments were reported, but no fatalities.
Two Car Fatal Accident Closes Route 29 in Easton, N.Y.
Albany, New York’s News 10 reports the Schuylerville Hill section of Route 29 in the Town of Easton was closed Wednesday afternoon when a sedan apparently crossed the center line, hitting a minivan broadside. The man and his 6-year-old daughter escaped without injury, but the driver of the sedan died when his car caught fire.
Texting While Driving Causes Serious Accident In Oklahoma
Stating she looked down for just a second to text “OK” in response to a text message while approaching a busy Edmond, Oklahoma intersection caused her not to have time to hit the brakes and avoid crashing into another car, she wants to warn other drivers not to text and drive, reports KFOR.com.
Elderly New Hampshire Woman Killed In Car Crash
WMUR 9 in New Hampshire reports a 5 p.m. accident on Route 9 in the Stoddard Hill area killed a 92-year-old woman from West Chesterfield. Witnesses report her 1997 Ford Taurus crossed the center line and struck one car before striking another one. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
If you have been injured or a loved one killed in a Pennsylvania vehicle accident that was caused by another person’s carelessness or recklessness, you may be able to recover damages that include medical costs, property loss, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Please call Munley, Munley & Cartwright’s car accident lawyers at 1-800-318-LAW1 for a free assessment of your case or use our Free Online Accident Case Evaluation.
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