Car Accident Round-Up – Deadly Crashes Around the U.S.
Fatal car accidents around the US remind us to wear a seatbelt
Seven Family Members Injured, One Dies in Hit-and-Run Rollover Accident
An SUV carrying a family of nine traveling on I-80 near Cheyenne, Wyoming, was rear-ended by another vehicle resulting in a rollover accident. Upon impact, the SUV went off the road and rolled over. All of the occupants of the SUV were ejected, except the driver. A six-year-old died in the crash and seven others were injured. The driver of the other vehicle fled the scene, but was apprehended later. The accident occurred around 3:30 a.m. Friday morning as the family traveled from Chicago, IL to California.
Two Die in I-95 Accident in FL
The Florida News Journal reports two men are dead after an accident on I-95 in Palm Bay, Florida. The men were traveling near mile marker 168 in a Volkswagen Jetta when their vehicle rear-ended another car. Both vehicles spun out-of-control and the Jetta was subsequently struck by a tractor-trailer, when the driver did not have time to react after seeing the accident. The driver and passenger of the Jetta both died. Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the accident.
Wrong-Way Accident in WV Kills Two, Injures Five
Early Friday morning, the driver of a pickup truck was traveling the wrong direction in the westbound lanes of I-64 near Huntington, WV. The vehicle, carrying two men in their late 20’s, ran head-on into a GMC Yukon carrying a family of five. The two men died instantly. All five members of the family were taken to the local hospital with serious injuries. Three children, between the ages of three and seven, were traveling with their parents to Chicago, IL. Police report the westbound lanes of I-64 were closed for more than seven hours on Friday.
Fatal Single-Car PA Accident
According to WHPTV.com, a Honda Civic Coupe traveling on Schoolhouse Road in Londonderry Township, PA went out of control while taking a curve, struck an embankment then rolled over several times. The rear-seat passenger was not wearing a seatbelt and died after being taken to the local hospital. The driver and front-seat passenger were not injured. The PA State Police report the car was traveling at excessive speed. The accident occurred Saturday around 3:30 p.m.
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