August 5th, 2008|
Aug 5, 2008
Two people died and another person remains in critical condition following an Indianapolis auto accident, according to WTHI.
The Indianapolis car accident occurred when a car was going west-bound, cut between two semi trucks, lost control, and hit a large tree.
The 24-year-old driver and the passenger died at the scene of the Indiana auto accident.
A passenger in the back seat survived and is in critical condition at Wishard Hospital after the Indianapolis car accident.
July 31st, 2008|
July 31, 2008
According to The Herald-Review, an Illinois Police Chief was awarded $2.1 million in damages for his Urbana-Champaign brain injury, which he incurred while setting up for a police training exercise.
The Urbana-Champaign brain injury occurred when the Police Chief fell from the second floor of a building where a stairwell had been previously removed. The Police Chief reported in his Urbana-Champaign brain injury lawsuit that no signs or barricades warning of the staircase removal were present on the day of his accident.
Along with suffering from an Illinois brain injury, the Police Chief also suffered an inner ear injury, fractures to three vertebrae, a torn rotator cuff, a torn bicep, and a broken left clavicle.
The Police Chief has gone through extensive rehabilitation, but as a result of his Urbana-Champaign brain injury and his other injuries, the victim still has back pains, ringing in his ear, and an impairment of taste.
July 24th, 2008|
July 24, 2008
According to The Journal Gazette, four people were sent to the hospital after being involved in a Fort Wayne truck accident.
Of the four people injured in the Fort Wayne truck accident, one was in critical condition.
The Fort Wayne truck accident occurred when a tractor trailer drove off the road, hitting two telephone poles and a mailbox. The truck then reentered the road, hit a car, tipped over, and then pinned another vehicle.
Police reported that alcohol was a factor in the Indiana truck accident. The driver of the tractor trailer involved in the Fort Wayne truck accident had a blood-alcohol level of 0.22.
July 22nd, 2008|
July 22, 2008
A bicyclist that was injured in a hit-and-run accident remains in critical condition with a South Bend brain injury.
According to The South Bend Tribune, the man suffered the South Bend brain injury after a vehicle struck him in an intersection while he was on his way to the YMCA.
Initially, the man who suffered the South Bend brain injury was taken to the hospital for non life-threatening injuries. However, over time his condition has worsened, and the man has undergone surgery to relieve pressure on his brain.
The wife of the injured man said she believes her husband’s South Bend brain injury would have been worse had he not been wearing a helmet at the time of his accident.
The driver of the vehicle that hit the bicyclist has been taken into custody and will face a hearing for the Indiana auto accident.
July 10th, 2008|
July 10, 2008
According to The Dayton Daily News, two men were killed in an Ohio auto accident when a delivery truck ran a red light.
The Dayton auto accident occurred when the two men drove their van into an intersection on a green light, and a delivery truck coming from another direction, ignored its red light and struck the van.
The impact of the Dayton auto accident knocked the windshield out of the van and pushed the van five car lengths down the road, according to eyewitnesses.
The driver of the delivery truck in the Dayton auto accident was not injured.
January 29th, 2008|
January 29, 2008
The Enquirer reported that a man was pronounced dead at the scene of a Cincinnati auto accident Monday morning. Police said excessive speed was a factor in the car accident.
The interstate was shut down for several hours after the Ohio car accident victim’s car went airborne then crashed into an embankment, coming to rest upside down.