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Car accident in Cedar Rapids leads to multiple injuries

Whether it's due to speeding, distractions or other negligent acts, a driver could easily cause a collision that involves several vehicles. This is often true when drivers approach dangerous roadways or intersections. Their vision could be obstructed, and if a vehicle rushes through an intersection, they could collide with another motor vehicle traveling through or turning at the intersection. This is why it is important that drivers watch their speeds and look in all directions when going through an intersection.

Iowa trooper hurt in crash while investigating separate crash

Incidents on the roadways are not uncommon. A car accident can be caused by a hazard on the road, a distracted driver or a drunk driver. Whether it is a simple fender bender or a serious collision, drivers should also be aware that accident sites can be dangerous to travel near. Although drivers commonly reduce their speeds as they approach an accident site, drivers and passengers will frequently stare at and examine the site. This could lead to a major distraction and ultimately result in an additional accident.

Two-car collision in Iowa injures one and kills three

The Iowa State Patrol recently responded to a fatal accident involving two vehicles. The collision between an automobile and a pickup truck occurred around 5 p.m. in northern Decatur County. According to preliminary reports, a 35-year-old woman was traveling eastbound on Garden Grove when she lost control of her car. This caused her vehicle to maneuver into the path of a pickup truck traveling westbound.

Iowa man arrested following a suspected DUI crash

Drivers in Iowa are well aware that every time they get behind the wheel of a vehicle, they are exposing themselves to potential dangers and risks on the roadways. Although safety features are equipped in a vehicle, a seatbelt and safe driving cannot always protect the driver from the negligence of another driver. When a driver is under the influence, they not only put their life at risk but they pose great danger to other drivers and passengers. A drunk driving accident could end tragically with seriously injured or killed victims.

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