What Happened:

On Saturday, July 21, 2012, four people tragically lost their lives on I-79 near Big Otter, West Virginia. According to state police, a car with a male driver and passenger drove across the grass median and hit another car with two men in it head on. The four people were killed by the impact of the car accident were Travon Frisby, Cameron Shields, Steven Ranjo, and Leo Ranjo.

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The West Virginia Injury Lawyer’s Perspective:

Accident investigators are still piecing together what caused the accident, but they noted there has been an increase in West Virginia traffic since the storms have subsided and people have had their power restored. While it is always important to pay attention while driving a car or truck, it becomes even more important when traffic is heavy. Our Virginia and West Virginia car accident attorneys have helped numerous victims that have been injured or killed in head-on car wrecks, which are some of the most dangerous accidents.

Potentially Helpful Info:

This article from our experienced personal injury attorneys provides some information regarding the chances of having a head-on collision, the fatality, and some common causes of this type of car crash.

Have Questions? Check Out Our Firm’s FAQs:

Head and brain injuries are very common in head-on collisions because the force of being hit in the front frequently causes a victim’s head to hit a dashboard, steering wheel, or windshield. Here are some answers to questions that are frequently asked about head and brain injuries.