Motor Vehicle Accidents Archives

Fatal motor vehicle accidents often lead to litigation

A  young man was recently traveling as a passenger in a vehicle that was involved in a collision in Wisconsin. Another vehicle that was carrying a university volleyball team was also involved. Motor vehicle accidents like this one often occur when motorists are negligent or reckless, placing themselves and their passengers in harm's way.  

Report: Milwaukee County tops the state in auto fatalities

People sometimes lose their lives in traffic crashes out on Wisconsin’s roads. Unfortunately, Milwaukee County is the home of a sizable portion of these tragedies. A report suggests that it generally sees more than any of the state’s other counties.

Some motor vehicle accidents happen after midnight

After 1 a.m., it is logical to assume that there might be less traffic on an average Wisconsin roadway. Then again, some people prefer traveling in the wee hours of the morning so they can reach their destinations before the sun comes up. On a recent Saturday, there were three motorcycles and a car sharing the same stretch of road at around that time when tragedy struck. Investigations remain ongoing regarding two motor vehicle accidents that occurred only moments apart.  

Curved roads present high risk for motor vehicle accidents

Many people in Wisconsin are motorcycle enthusiasts. Especially in summer months, it is quite common to see motorcyclists in traffic on state roadways. Since operators are more exposed than drivers behind the wheels of cars or other enclosed vehicles, the risk for injury is high when motor vehicle accidents involve motorcycles. 

Speed is often a factor in Wisconsin motor vehicle accidents

Wisconsin roadways are often dangerous places, even at 1:30 a.m. and the wee hours that follow. While it is logical to assume that traffic would not be so heavy at such times, it does not mean that motorists are guaranteed to arrive safely to their destinations, especially if a driver is reckless. Motor vehicle accidents often occur when vehicle operators travel at excessive speeds, drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or become distracted at the wheel.  

Motorcycle fatalities continue to rise in the summer

With the final month of summer approaching, the amount of motorcycle accidents Wisconsin receives per week does not appear to be slowing down. Earlier this year, Today's TMJ4 reported that a motorcycle crashes every four hours on Wisconsin roadways during the warm months. Their statistics show that there is an average of 75 deaths per year from these crashes.

Motor vehicle accidents: Tragedy strikes Wisconsin family

Like many Wisconsin families do during summer, one family went to a local ice-cream shop on recent Saturday evening. This particular family having no way of knowing that their lives were about to be changed forever. As often happens when serious motor vehicle accidents occur, the family is grieving the loss of one of its youngest members. The investigation of the events leading up to the devastating crash remains ongoing at this time.  

Motor vehicle accidents especially tragic when no one survives

No Wisconsin motorist is immune to collisions when navigating state roadways. However, when drivers are alert and cautious behind their wheels and adhere to all traffic and safety regulations, they increase their chances of safely arriving to their destinations. When drivers are negligent or reckless, motor vehicle accidents are more likely to occur. Accidents involving fatalities are especially tragic.  

Summertime is a dangerous time for teenage drivers

Two teenagers were killed last week in a car crash in Florence County, Wisconsin. The two 16-year-olds were driving down a county highway when the driver crossed the center line while trying to make a turn. The vehicle then went off the roadway and a hit a tree, bursting into flames.

Intersections risky areas re Wisconsin motor vehicle accidents

Navigating crossroads in Wisconsin can be quite challenging, especially if more than one other vehicle is preparing to enter the roadway at the same time. While safety in most situations like this hinges upon each driver adhering to traffic regulations, motor vehicle accidents can occur if even one motorist is negligent. For instance, when an intersection is secured with traffic lights, risk for collision increases if someone fails to stop at a red light.

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