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May 2014 Archives

Brunswick County bus accident sends students, drivers to hospital

Many children travel by school bus throughout North Carolina. In most cases, children travel safely because school districts follow state laws to ensure that children are safe. Still, bus accidents occasionally happen, which can injure and even kill passengers.

Head-on collision claims life in North Carolina

With traffic accidents on the rise in North Carolina, many residents worry when a family member travels. Many pray for the safety of their parents, children or siblings who commute from one location to the other for school, work or other reasons.

Wrong-way driver causes head-on crash on I-40 in North Carolina

Accidents often leave behind a trail of trauma and serious injuries that may take months and even years to recover from. The pain and suffering can get especially aggravated when these accidents are caused by reckless and drunk driving.

Man seriously hurt in a car-motorcycle crash in North Carolina

According to statistics, motorcyclists in the United States are 35 times more likely to be involved in dangerous accidents than passengers in cars. In most motorcycle accidents, including those in the North Carolina area, a head injury is the leading cause of death. And if adequate precautions such as wearing a helmet are not taken, the rider can also suffer other serious injuries to the neck and spine. Statistics say that wearing a helmet can reduce the possibility of a crash fatality by 37 percent.

Drunk driving involved in Salisbury crash

Despite the efforts of news media and other interested parties, a significant number of drivers in North Carolina, like those elsewhere in the country, still get behind the wheels of motor vehicles after consuming enough alcohol to make them dangerous. Unfortunately, this means drunk driving injuries and deaths occur every day. Among the worst of these accidents are those involving trucks.