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4-vehicle accident invovling semi sends 2 to hospital

Interstate travel is faster and likely safer than travel on two-lane roads. However, when accidents occur on interstates, they often involve multiple vehicles of all different types. In a recent crash on I-64 in Kanawha County, a four-vehicle accident involved a semi pulling an excavator, a pickup towing a car and a car.

Do you know how to handle a car accident?

Imagine this scenario: You're driving down the road in a cautious manner. And then something happens. Another driver makes a mistake and you're suddenly involved in a car accident. Regardless of the details surrounding the accident, there are a few key steps you need to take.

Unsafe roadways: When car accident liability is hard to identify

Sometimes the cause of a car accident is relatively easy to determine. Another driver may have caused the crash because of alcohol consumption or negligent driving. Other times, car accidents seem to happen out of nowhere, making it difficult to determine liability. These kinds of accidents can occur on all types of West Virginia roadways and may involve a single vehicle or multiple vehicles. If no obvious explanation exists, it just might be the road itself that caused the accident.

Arrest follows fatal car wreck in West Virginia

The potential dangers of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol are well-publicized in an attempt to deter such behavior. Unfortunately, drivers in West Virginia and across the country continue to drive after consuming such substances, often causing serious injuries to the innocent people with whom they come into contact. For example, police believe the driver they say caused a fatal car wreck was under the influence at the time.

West Virginia car accident leaves man with serious injury

There are a variety of different users of West Virginia roadways. While most people likely think of traditional motor vehicles such as cars and trucks when they consider using the roads, pedestrians and cyclists have equal rights to safely utilize public roads. Unfortunately, drivers who are not aware of such people in the area can cause a serious car accident. One pedestrian is now fighting to recover from injuries suffered when he was struck by a car.

West Virginia car accident sends passenger to hospital

While the majority of people in West Virginia are likely aware of the potential consequences of driving under the influence, they may be less aware of the dangers associated with fatigued drivers. A driver who falls asleep behind the wheel can easily cause a car accident that can have serious consequences. Unfortunately, one young man was recently sent to the hospital after the driver of the car he was riding in allegedly fell asleep at wheel.

Fatal West Virginia accident reportedly result of drunk driving

For many children, a trip to Disneyworld is the fulfillment of one of their dreams. On the return home, they are likely happy with the memories created. Unfortunately, the return trip for several turned into a nightmare after police in West Virginia say that four people were killed in a drunk driving accident.

Fatal car wreck in West Virginia kills 3; 1 remains hospitalized

There are many safe drivers who travel on West Virginia roads every day. Despite their defensive driving, they can still become victim of the unsafe actions of others on the roadways. Unfortunately, one family from another state is likely still in shock after learning of the fatal car wreck that killed three members of their family.

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