“We just want some type of justice and some type of closure so it won’t happen again.” That’s all that an Indiana family is asking for after losing several of their loved ones in a tragic accident. It’s been a year since seven family members were killed.
Intersections are often the site of serious auto accidents. In a 2008 report on the causes of motor vehicle crashes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that in roughly 36% of the accidents investigated, the vehicles were crossing or turning at an intersection. The consequences of these accidents can be tragic.
A semitrailer overturned in Indianapolis earlier this month, spilling its payload of about 45,000 packages of butter onto the roadway. That may sound somewhat comical, but it was actually a very big — and very dangerous — mess. Authorities said the spill coated the highway and made it very slick and dangerous.
There are a number of questions that one could ask about a recent fatal collision that occurred between a motorcycle and a box truck. According to local news reports, a motorcyclist heading east down a street in Fort Wayne collided with a box truck that was making a turn. The motorcyclist died.
Last weekend a large scale accident occurred on I-75 when a semi-truck swerved across multiple lanes of traffic. It was a reminder of just how much destruction can follow a big truck accident. At the end of it, six people had to be taken to nearby hospitals to be treated for injuries.
When people consider the source of the injuries they could suffer during a car accident, what typically comes to mind is the impact of their car against another vehicle or a roadside object. They might also imagine the car flipping over or catching fire.