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Car Accidents Archives

Virginia car accident leads to charges

A charge for failure to yield has been given to a driver who was involved in a recent accident on Virginia Route 340. There were two vehicles involved in the accident – a car and a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle was traveling southbound on the roadway when a car turned out of a driveway onto the road in his path, causing the car accident.

Virginia car accident leaves 1 dead and 3 injured

Alcohol can be a contributing factor in a motor vehicle accident. In a car accident in which alcohol is involved and people are injured or killed, there are often both civil and criminal charges brought against the person who was driving while under the influence. A recent accident on a Virginia roadway is a good example of a case in which both may be possible.

Car accident kills 1 in Virginia

Recently, a 75-year-old man died from critical injuries in a crash between a truck and a moped. On a Thursday morning, a car accident occurred just before 7 a.m. in Virginia when a sports utility vehicle turned onto an adjoining road and hit a moped being driven by the accident victim. The moped driver was critically injured and died later at the hospital.

Lynchburg car crash sends 3 to hospital

Around 8 a.m. on a recent Friday morning, a three vehicle accident sent three people to the hospital with unknown injuries.  The car crash happened on the Lynchburg Expressway/U.S. 501 South. Traffic was blocked on the roadway for approximately one hour following the accident.

Whiplash injury: causes and costs

Whiplash is the term used to describe the constellation of injuries that can occur in the muscles, ligaments or tendons in the neck. Whiplash injuries can range from very minor to quite severe and are generally caused by rear-end automobile collisions, though any fall that jolts the head rapidly back-and-forth can result in this type of injury.

Is post-traumatic stress disorder possible after an accident?

The problems of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, in military professionals in Virginia and around the country are well-documented. A lesser-known form of PTSD can occur after a catastrophic life event like an automobile accident. It is an emotional disorder that, in many cases, can be just as serious as the physical injuries that often arise from an accident.

The different types of skull fractures and treatments

As many Virginia motorists know, car accidents can cause life-altering injuries, affecting the body and the head. For example, skull fractures, which are breaks in the cranium of the head, may result from an auto wreck. In fact, motorists may suffer from one of four types of this injury.