Auto Accident Collisions
Accidents occur and people are injured. Drivers and passengers in different types of vehicles are involved in all kinds of collisions. When a crash occurs the type of crash can have significant consequences for the passengers and driver of the vehicle. The different types of accident are listed below.
A head-on accident is when the front of two vehicles traveling in opposite directions collide. Many times head-on collisions are fatal accidents or cause very serious injuries. Thousands of people in the U.S. are killed each year due to head-on accidents.
Rear-end accidents are the most common type of accident that occurs on the roadways. These accidents usually occur when a vehicle traveling faster than the vehicle in front of it crashes into the rear-end of the leading vehicle. According to the NHTSA in 2012 1,034 people were killed in rear-end accidents in the nation. Injuries in rear-end accidents can be very devastating and sever.
Rollover accidents can be single vehicle accidents or a rollover accident can be caused by a collision with another vehicle. Studies show that SUVs rollover 33% of the time when involved in accidents. Cars and van rollover 17% of the time. Injuries to individuals who are in rollover accidents usually are severe and can be life-threatening. Many times people are ejected from the vehicle involved in rollover accident because of lack of restraints and seatbelts.
Side Impact Accidents
Side impact vehicle accident occur and injuries are typically very server. Also known as T-Bone accidents, side impact collisions occur at intersections. Side impact collisions account for one fourth of passenger vehicle fatal accidents in the nation.
If you have been injured or a loved one was killed in an auto accident in Florida and you need legal help contact The Jaspon Firm P.A. We fight for injured parties and their families to recover damages because of negligent Florida drivers. Call (407) 513-9515