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Two People Injured in Virginia Left-Turn Car Crash

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What Happened:

Two people were hospitalized after a Virginia car crash on Wednesday morning, September 12, 2012. The accident occurred on US 58 near Ringgold, VA, when an SUV leaving a parking lot pulled out in front of a smaller car. The smaller car also hit a parked car during the wreck, and one occupant had to be removed from the vehicle. The driver who pulled out on the street has been charged with failure to yield.


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The Virginia Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:

We hope the two victims recover quickly and completely. As VA car accident attorneys, we have seen this type of car wreck many times. What caused the driver to pull out in front of another car in this wreck is unknown, but the explanation is often as simple as they were just distracted by a song on the radio or a stray thought. These accidents illustrate yet again how important it is to give your complete attention to the road and those around you when you are driving.

Potentially Helpful Info:

In an accident similar to the one above, our client was hit by a driver who failed to yield the right-of-way and turned left in front of him. He suffered several injuries, including a fractured knee. Our firm quickly filed a personal injury lawsuit on his behalf, and the at-fault party quickly settled the case for $350,000 to avoid a trial.

Have Questions? Check Out Our Firm’s FAQs:

If you were involved in this accident, or have been injured in another VA car accident, these answers to frequently asked car wreck questions may provide some answers you need before you decide to contact an experienced personal injury attorney.

 

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Richard N. Shapiro
Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Lawyer Serving Va Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake & all of Virginia
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