Head-on collisions may be the most dangerous type of accident due to the extreme force of two moving vehicles colliding head on. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a head-on collision caused by someone else’s negligence, contact Brodhead Law right away. We have been successfully fighting for seriously injured accident victims for more than 20 years.
Per definition, a head-on collision is a crash involving two vehicles that are moving directly toward each other. Although they occur less frequently than other types of accidents, head-on crashes can be devastating for the occupants of both vehicles involved. This type of crash often results in serious or catastrophic injuries, or death.
Head-on crashes occur when a driver leaves the proper lane and proceeds into oncoming traffic or heads in the wrong direction on a one-way road. The majority of head-on collisions are caused by negligence of one of the drivers involved. Common causes include:
The Insurance Information Institute (III) reports that, in a recent year, there were 3,278 fatal head-on collisions in the U.S., and 70,000 head-on collisions that caused non-fatal injuries. When they do not result in fatality, head-on collisions can cause a wide range of serious injuries, including:
If you have been injured in a head-on collision, it is in your best interest to speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after the accident. Our Atlanta attorneys can:
After sustaining serious injuries in a head-on collision, the sooner you get a dedicated legal advocate on your side, the better. Contact Brodhead Law today to find out how we can help.