A side impact collision occurs when the side of one automobile is impacted by the front bumper or rear bumper of another vehicle. These types of accidents are also known as broadside collisions, right angle collisions, or t-bone accidents.
Typically, automobile damages and occupant injuries tend to be more severe in t-bone collisions, however the severity depends on the part of the vehicle struck, safety features, the speed of the vehicles, and the vehicle's weight.
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According to the United States Office of Health, Safety and Security, broadside collisions are responsible for more than 9,000 fatalities every year throughout the United States. This large number is due to the fact that a broadside accident can occur in a variety of different locations including; intersections, parking lots, and turning across traffic.
Of course, these accidents are typically caused by the negligent actions of another driver.
Common Causes of Broadside Collisions Include:
In some instances, side-impact collisions result in hit-and-run accidents, which are defined as the accident causing individual leaving the scene of the accident. These accidents are also to cause of many different types of injuries.
Contact Our Illinois & Missouri Car Accident Attorneys Today
The attorneys at Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm have great sympathy for the victims of broadside collisions and are prepared to fight for your justice. Our attorneys have been representing accident victims throughout this community for several years and will put this experience and knowledge to use for your specific auto accident litigation.
Whether your accident occurred at a stop light, stop sign or other type of intersection, we investigate your claim, father information and build a strong t-bone accident claim in your favor.
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