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Two pick-up trucks collide killing two and injuring three

Drivers in Iowa understand that driving safety means being cautious, especially when approaching and going through an intersection. When a driver speeds, fails to yield to the right of way or doesn't follow road signs and signals an accident could ensue. When a serious collision occurs, those involved could be seriously injured or even killed in the crash.

Pickup truck and semi collide in western Iowa; two dead

Some drivers will often forget that it is a luxury and a privilege to be able to drive. With that in mind, some drivers and passengers will travel in vehicles on a daily basis and forget how dangerous this activity can really be. Even when a driver takes additional precautions and ensures they travel at the correct speeds, a negligent driver on the roadway could collide with the safest of drivers. This could lead to unexpected injuries or even death.

Report indicates driver was drunk in wrong-way crash

When a loved one dies in an accident, the family and friends of the deceased seek to have some questions answered. Specifically, they want to understand how the accident occurred and why the victim died. In answering these questions, the family members might at least be able to better cope with their loss. Furthermore, if the asnwers to the family's questions reveal that a driver is liable fpr a fatal accident, the loved ones might have a cause of action for wrongful death.

One killed and two injured in Iowa collision

The loss of a loved one can be a traumatic experience. Losing a loved one in an accident is not only hard to cope with, but could also leave family members with several questions. The families of victims may not fully understand the cause of the accident or why they died. This can further complicate the coping process. A fatal accident can affect several people beyond those directly involved in the incident.

Iowa man dies following a motorcycle accident

Residents of Iowa understand that some vehicles pose more risks than others. A motorcycle, although enjoyable to ride during the warm weather months, has the tendency to cause serious injuries or even death when an accident occurs with one of these vehicles. Even though there are some safety precautions riders can take, motorcycles do not include the same safety features as vehicles. In addition, motorcycles are often seen traveling together in a group. This could pose dangers for those within the group and to the vehicles traveling nearby.

Des Moines woman pleads guilty to hit-and-run

Losing a loved one is often a difficult event to cope with. Dealing with the emotions and moving on can be challenging, especially when it is not fully understood why or how a person's life was taken away from them. A hit-and-run car accident can often leave many questions unanswered. The loved ones of the deceased may never be able to fully grasp how the event occurred and who did this to them.

Des Moines woman faces charges for fatal hit-and-run accident

It is common sense, but those hit by cars or trucks while walking do not have as many protections as the driver inside of the vehicle. These pedestrians who are hit by cars tend to run the risk of suffering from very serious injuries that can even be fatal. When this happens, a pedestrian accident can end up leading not only to criminal charges against the driver responsible for the crash, but it can also mean a wrongful death lawsuit against that driver.

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