Police in Wisconsin are investigating an accident that occurred on U.S. Highway 10 on the afternoon of Oct. 25. Two people had to be taken to area hospitals as a result of the car accident. Three other people were, thankfully, uninjured.
Readers of our blog are probably some of the few who know just how quickly a life can be taken away because of someone else’s negligence. This is especially true in pedestrian accidents because these victims do not have the protection of another vehicle to prevent serious injuries or death.
A car accident can cause tremendous pain and suffering to a victim and their family. Wisconsin residents may find a recent study that stated teen drivers are more likely to be involved in a car accident and are the leading cause of death when it comes to car accidents interesting. This information could be useful for several reasons, including helping lower the risk to those who share the roads with these young drivers.
As we've said before in past posts, hit-and-run accidents often leave victims with the worst sense of injustice because the driver responsible for causing the accident sometimes goes unpunished. Some of our readers may know this frustration firsthand and may still be holding out hope that police find the driver and hold them accountable for their actions.
When it comes to the safety features in our cars, possibly the most important is our seat belt. In an attempt to extend this same safety to our furry friends, manufacturers have begun developing protective harnesses that are designed to help prevent man’s best friend from suffering serious injury or death during an accident. But are these safety harnesses really as safe as manufacturers say?
In a majority of the stories that we present to readers of our blog, victims of car accidents must rely on the better judgment of a judge if they want to receive compensation from a negligent driver. Unfortunately, in a case out of Illinois this month, residents here in Wisconsin will see just how difficult it is to plead your case when the negligent driver is a judge himself.
There are few feelings worse than not being able to help a friend that you know may be dying. This is what happened to one man in Wisconsin after his friend was involved in a motorcycle vs. auto accident. He had been told that since he's not an EMT, he should not touch a victim for fear of making any injuries worse.
In every city across the state of Wisconsin there are always those busy streets that scream danger and are responsible for a majority of the serious accidents within city limits. For the town of Neenah in Winnebago County, those streets are Commercial Street and Wisconsin Avenue where a number of pedestrians say they have encountered a number of close calls because of the high volume of traffic and inadequate crossing zones in the area.
Authorities and personal interest groups tend to emphasize keeping drivers off of their cell phones and keeping them from drinking and driving. One car accident cause that may not get enough attention is driving while fatigued. A lot of drivers get behind the wheel of their cars when they are really too tired to drive.