A car crossed the center line of Monrovia Road in Orange County, Virginia (VA), during the afternoon of July 20, 2012, clipped a Jeep, and collided head-on with another car. The crashes near the intersection with Shady Grove Lane caused the Jeep to roll over and took the lives of the at-fault driver and the man behind the wheel of the car she hit squarely.
Police do not know why the woman lost control of er vehicle. The Jeep's driver suffered only minor injuries and did not need to go to the hospital.
The Virginia Wrongful Death Attorneys' Perspective
Head-on collisions almost always result in injuries or deaths. Any time a driver goes the wrong way on a road or highway, he or she puts lives at risks. No matter what causes a person to cross a center line or median -- alcohol or drug use, distraction, confusion, medical emergency -- that individual should be held accountable for all damages and any injuries or fatalities resulting from that loss of control. If the at-fault river dies, his or her insurance company can still be made to pay claims.
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