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Car Accidents Archives

Car accidents: The causes and indications of driver fatigue

While there are numerous actions and behaviors that can increase the risk that a collision will take place, drowsy driving remains a major concern in Montana and across the nation. Those who experience fatigue while driving may exhibit similar behaviors as impaired or distracted drivers. Since car accidents involving drowsy drivers can have disastrous results, those who wish to prevent a dangerous incident may benefit from knowing the factors that can increase the risk of driver fatigue.

Car accidents: Girl struck by vehicle while waiting for bus

Riding the bus to school is a right of passage that many individuals in Montana and elsewhere must endure while growing up. While waiting for the bus to arrive, it might not be uncommon for some kids to be in close proximity to other motor vehicles, and in areas where children are present, drivers must exercise caution to prevent potentially devastating car accidents from occurring. A recent collision involving similar circumstances in Montana has left a 6-year-old girl with serious injuries.

Knowing the next steps to take when car accidents occur

While most individuals may consider it preferable to avoid being in an accident, preventing every collision could be an impossible task. Even minor car accidents can be harrowing incidents that may leave everyone involved shaken up, and unfortunately, each collision also runs the risk of leaving one or more parties with injuries. Since a collision could occur at any given moment, a person in Montana could benefit from knowing the next steps to take should one take place.

Car accidents: 3 injured, 1 killed in crash at intersection

A recent accident that took place at an intersection in Montana has reportedly left three individuals with injuries and claimed the life of a 68-year-old man. Unfortunately, many dangerous car accidents occur when drivers fail to adhere to traffic laws upon approaching an intersection. Those who suffer the consequences of another party's negligent actions may be entitled to pursue restitution, but the process can be intimidating.

Car accidents: Crash involving suspected drunk driver injures 2

The presence of impairment can impact a person's ability to operate a vehicle in various ways. Those who drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs may put others at risk in the process, and drunk driving continues to be one of the most common causes of dangerous car accidents. A recent accident involving a suspected drunk driver in Montana has reportedly left two men with serious injuries.

Car accidents: 2 suffer major injuries in recent crash in Montana

Being involved in a major motor vehicle collision can be a devastating experience. Those who suffer serious harm in car accidents involving negligent drivers may encounter a variety of hardships following the incident, physical and financial alike. As many as four individuals were injured in a recent head-on collision involving a truck and car in Montana.

Car accidents: 2 injured in crash involving wrong-way driver

Driving in the wrong lane of traffic is never advisable and may only increase the chances that a collision will occur. Car accidents involving wrong-way drivers can place the safety of others nearby at risk, and those who encounter such negligence may have insufficient time to veer out of the path of an oncoming vehicle. An accident involving two trucks in Montana has reportedly left both drivers with injuries.

Car accidents: Chain-reaction crash kills 1, injures 2

When a vehicle veers off course and into the wrong lane of traffic, the chances that a serious collision will occur is ever-present. Car accidents involving wrong-way drivers can have catastrophic results, and the lives of all parties involved may be placed in harm's way in the process. One person has been killed and two others were injured in a recent accident involving three vehicles in Montana.

Car accidents: Hit-and-run collision kills pedestrian in Montana

While walking to and from destinations can be beneficial in various ways, it could also prove hazardous at times. Pedestrian-related car accidents can be dangerous incidents that run a greater risk of leaving a person with serious or life-threatening injuries. Law enforcement agents are currently investigating a recent hit-and-run accident that reportedly claimed the life of a pedestrian in Montana.

Car accidents: Speeding and impairment suspected in fatal crash

Impairment and excessive speeding are two of the most common causes of collisions. When the two are combined, the chances car accidents will take place may increase substantially, and collisions that occur under similar circumstances can have dire consequences. A recent collision in Montana has reportedly left two individuals with serious injuries and killed a 20-year-old woman.