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4 Of The Most Dangerous Types Of Auto Accidents

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Any auto accident can lead to injuries. However, some car accidents are considered more dangerous than others. These dangerous car accidents often lead to severe or even fatal injuries. After suffering a severe injury in an auto accident, your life may end up changing in many ways. It is vital that you know about some of the most dangerous types of auto accidents to remain aware of your driving habits. Learning about the most hazardous types of car accidents can help save your life or the lives of others.

Below are some of the most dangerous types of car accidents you need to know about.

Head-On Collisions

A head-on collision is a type of car accident that involves one vehicle traveling in one direction crashing into the front of another car traveling in the opposite direction. According to statistics, in 2019, frontal impacts accounted for 57% of passenger vehicle deaths. Often, head-on collisions occur due to negligence. For example, such a collision can happen when a person drives on the wrong side of the road. A head-on collision is dangerous because, when it happens, the person or people in the front seat/s experience the full force of the accident.

Rollover Accidents

A rollover accident can happen because of many reasons. For instance, if you turn your car too hard to avoid an accident, you might end up being involved in a rollover accident. Such accidents are quite dangerous because the rolling of a vehicle can lead to severe injuries.

T-Bone Car Accidents

A T-bone/side-impact/broadside accident occurs when one car hits the side of another car and forms a “T” figure. A T-bone accident is dangerous because the sides of a vehicle offer little protection to vehicle occupants. Often, such accidents happen because of negligence.

Pile-Up Crashes

Pile-up crashes are not as common as the other types of car accidents, but when they do happen, pile-up crashes often lead to catastrophic injuries. A pile-up crash is generally a type of accident involving more than two vehicles. In a pile-up crash, your car can end up being hit multiple times by other vehicles. It is usually difficult for motorists to escape from pile-up collisions unharmed.

Unfortunately, even when you are extremely careful, you can still be involved in a dangerous car accident. If you recently suffered a severe injury after being involved in a car accident because of another person’s negligence, get in touch with a car accident attorney if you are considering filing a car accident lawsuit against the at-fault party. A severe injury suffered in a car accident can leave you incurring a lot of damages. Fortunately, Florida law allows you to seek compensation from an individual if their negligence caused the accident that led to your injury.

Contact Us for Legal Help

If one of the above-discussed accidents or any other type of car accident led to your severe injuries or those of your loved one, you might be eligible for compensation. Our Jacksonville personal injury attorneys at The Pendas Law Firm can assess your case and advise you accordingly. We can help you even in a situation where a car accident led to the death of your loved one. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.

The Pendas Law Firm also represents clients in the Miami, Daytona Beach, Ocala, Orlando, Bradenton, Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, and Tampa areas.

Resource:

iihs.org/topics/fatality-statistics/detail/passenger-vehicle-occupants#crash-types

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