A 7-year-old who suffered serious injuries in a car accident has turned into a source of inspiration for those in Florida.
Looking at national car accident rates and fatality numbers does not always help to show people the risks they face on the road. The reality is that those risks vary drastically from one location to another, and some states rank much higher than others in terms of risk. It's important to break this down to see the types of dangers you actually face every day.
An 84-year-old woman in Florida is dead after the vehicle she was riding in got rear-ended by another vehicle in a multi-car crash on Florida's Turnpike.
It's pretty common to think of car accidents as incidents you see on the nightly news, something that impacts other people's lives. That's the only way that you can look at the 35,000 annual car accident deaths and not feel a bit frightened to drive. You have to think it will not happen to you.
There are those who argue that one of the most dangerous things you can do on the road is to make a left turn, and the high prevalence of these accidents seems to support that. Recently, such a crash in Florida took one life and sent another person to the hospital.
Car accident rates stem from a lot of different factors. For instance, the invention of a new type of technology, such as the blind spot monitor, may lead to a decrease in overall accidents and an even greater decrease in that specific type of accident. On the other hand, a spike in the teenage population could lead to a spike in accidents since inexperienced drivers tend to cause the most crashes.
A man in Florida is dead after a two-car accident that, according to initial reports, it appears that the other driver caused.
A family from Massachusetts wanted to go to Florida's Disney World for a vacation in the colder months of the year, but the exciting trip took a tragic turn. The van they were in got involved in a traffic accident and four family members, spanning three generations, passed away.
The scene for a massive crash was I-75, the interstate that runs all the way from Florida to Michigan. A wrong-way driver in Florida caused a six-car crash.
A driver ahead of you misses their turn. They decide to quickly pull a U-turn in the road, legal or otherwise, so they can get back on the right track.