Head-on Car Crash along Springfiled Township

Head-on Car Crash along Springfiled Township

Head-on Car Crash along Springfiled Township

A crash along Ronald Reagan Cross County Highway that had happened around 4:11 p.m. at saturday in the eastbound lanes of the highway near Daly Road in Springfield Township. After police responded, they have discovered that there were two individuals who have died in the course of accident. In the ongoing investigation, they have only released few details such as how the accident happened as that one driver from the westbound lanes crossed the intersection and hit another car that has crossing against him that resulted in head-on accident

Officers responded in the scene has truly disclosed limited information as they didn't even released the names of dead people involved as they are still working regarding on notifying their family members, whole the crash is still under investigation in search of more possible casualities and any reasons why the crash happened if there are any linkage to both driver's condition to drive or their vehicles itself. 

Head-on Accidents in a Retrospect

  • Surprisingly, only 2% out of all crashes are head-on collisions, but they have accounted for more than 10% of fatalities. 

  • Accordngin to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), there is a reported 58% fatality rate in 2017 for vehicle occupants and susceptibility in frontal impact crashes.

  • 13% of all head-one road crash from a rural area are more fatal compared to urban areas as there is 7% fewer fatal crashes in the said area, factor contributed is the overspeeding. 

  • According to National Safety Council (NSC), in 2019, there were approximately 5,000 head-on collision related fatalities across U.S that is 29.9% in total form of crashes along with angle collisions with 7,500 deaths (44.9%), rear-end collisions with 2,900 deaths (17.4%), and other form of crashes with 1,300 recorded deaths (7.8%). 

  • Fatal tendencies of head-on accidents are actually higher compared to other form of road collisions. Along with roll-over, pedestrian, and bicycle crashes only contributes to 6.1% to all road accidents but has one-third or 34.5% traffic-related fatalities. 

  • According to Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 18% of all fatal car accidents are head-on collisions.

Common Factors Contributing to Occurrence of Head-on Accident

  • Fatigue and Drowsy Driving

  • Distracted Driving

  • Poor road visibility due to weather or time

  • Driving under influence of drugs or alcohol

  • Miscommunication or Headlight and Taillight Issues

Call your Lawyer

If ever you or one of your family members has been involved or has experienced an road accident as a victim and as a victim that has render to sustain significant injuries, you can always refer help from a professional experienced injury lawyer to smoothen things out. 

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