A serious auto accident in another Massachusetts town a little over an hour from Worcester left one person dead and another person being hospitalized due to injuries caused by the accident, although the extent of the injuries was not known.
Last time, we began looking at the topic of underride guards, current federal safety regulations for underride guards, and ongoing efforts to make these safety requirements stricter. As we noted, those who have been working toward stricter underride guard requirements have faced significant inertia among lawmakers.
Truck accidents can take a variety of forms, but one type of truck accident readers may not be as aware of is underride collisions. These accidents occur when a motorist’s vehicle slides underneath the body of a truck and is crushed. Such accidents are particularly deadly, and there is a fight to make these types of accidents rarer.
Truck accidents—like other motor vehicle accidents—can occur for a variety of reasons, some of them preventable and some of them less preventable. Whenever a truck accident occurs, it is critical for accident victims to have their case thoroughly evaluated to determine what potentially liable parties were involved, what legal claims and damages may be appropriate, and to gather the strongest possible evidence to support these claims and damages.
Nobody wants to be involved in a motor vehicle accident, as they realize two things can happen: they can suffer a serious injury, and their vehicle can be damaged.
Every driver in Worcester should know that after any type of motor vehicle accident resulting in injury or damage, you are supposed to stop. After stopping, you can call for help if necessary and exchange insurance and contact information so that everything can be sorted out in terms of paying for any damage.
An 18-year-old driver is in the hospital after a deadly accident, but the authorities decided to arraign him while in the medical center. The crash took four lives, and he's facing homicide charges.
From its position in the northeast, Massachusetts provides a gateway for commerce flowing in and out of New England. Numerous interstate highways bisect the state, and they are used heavily by both private and commercial vehicles.
Being involved in a motor vehicle accident has a way of turning your life upside down. This is particularly true if you have been injured.
It goes without saying that you never want to be in a position to make a car insurance claim. If you are, this means that you've been involved in an accident of some sort.