n auto accident may have many causes such as carelessness, intoxication and mechanical failure. It is especially likely to cause a fatality when the car accident involves pedestrians.
Cars often travel at a slower pace in the city, but a car collision can still cause serious injury. This is especially likely when a car accident involves a pedestrian, as the following case illustrates.
A recent car accident in Milton, Massachusetts, that involved a pedestrian has resulted in the pedestrian's death, and may leave the driver vulnerable to a civil suit. The accident occurred on a recent evening on state Route 28 in Milton. According to the Milton police chief, a vehicle struck the 75-year-old man as he attempted to cross the road. The driver of the vehicle involved in the incident stopped immediately and called 911 for assistance.
Car accidents can leave victims with injuries that cause long-lasting discomfort. Depending on the cause of the car accident, investigators may find that one party is at fault. When this occurs, it is sometimes possible for the injured victim to pursue compensation for the cost associated with the car accident, including lost work time, medical fees and pain and suffering.
While federal trucking regulations are in place to weed out inattentive or unqualified truck drivers, these situations can still occur, and a trucking accident can cause serious injuries for all involved.