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Amtrak Train Collides with Vehicle on Tracks in North Carolina

An accident between an Amtrak train and a tractor-trailer in North Carolina recently caused injuries to 55 people. The truck had stopped on the tracks at a railroad crossing, and the collision caused a baggage car and locomotive to derail. According to representatives from the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there were 213 total people… Read More »

Shopping Cart Falls Cause Injuries and Fatalities to Children

Shopping carts and active children do not mix unless parents act responsibly, and stores provide proper restraints. Anyone whose children sustain injuries from a shopping cart fall can unfairly face charges of parental negligence by stores that are in fact liable for the incident. This is why parents in North Carolina need to consult with… Read More »

Measures Taken by City After Fatal Car Accident

Posted on Aug 10, 2012 11:55am PDT In Bridgeton, North Carolina, and young girl and her father were driving together when they ran off the road last November. He died and the daughter was left trapped off the side of the road for two days with his body before they were discovered by Highway Patrol…. Read More »

Tiredness & Driving: An Increasing Danger on the Road

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 11:35am PDT You have had a really long week. The kids are dealing with the flu and you and your spouse haven’t slept for nights. Not only that, but you don’t have sick days to stay home from work, so you are left working 50 hours a week on top… Read More »

Hotel Guest Dies After Falling Four Floors

Posted on Aug 9, 2012 2:45pm PDT On October 30, 2010, a severely intoxicated event guest at the Palmer House Hilton tragically fell to her death when she attempted to slide down a staircase banister. The accident took place during a Halloween party that the hotel was hosting, called “Haunted Hotel Ball,” which she attended… Read More »

Gas Leakage Leads to the Death of a Young Girl

Posted on Aug 7, 2012 10:55am PDT Recently a family home in Lockport, New York, exploded because of a propane gas leakage, resulting in the death of a 14-year-old girl. The investigations are ongoing, though they have no results as to what ignited the fire in the first place. Jonathan F. Schultz, the head fire… Read More »

Car Accidents Caused by Teenagers Texting & Driving

Posted on Jul 17, 2012 11:45am PDT According to the Boston Herald, studies are showing that in the state of North Carolina car accidents are linking greatly to teenage drivers that are using their cell phones while driving, particularly texting. In 2006, the state passed a law that completely prohibited cell phones for underage drivers;… Read More »

Young Teen Drowns at Local Beach

Posted on Jul 13, 2012 8:15am PDT Jamiel Cooper was a 14-year-old high school student that died in a tragic drowning accident this past Sunday at Busco Beach in Goldsboro, North Carolina. His body was found on Monday morning, says NBC News. This misfortunate event was one that struck everyone by surprise. It is said… Read More »

Truck Driver Charged With Misdemeanor Death by Vehicle

Posted on Jul 12, 2012 8:00am PDT Thursday July 5 a North Carolina truck driver, Clifton Paul Ellis, was charged with a misdemeanor death by vehicle after killing a 49-year-old bicycle rider on the road. Steve Laverne Jordan was a director of mental health in NC and was hit by the large unloaded truck who… Read More »

Safety Warnings: ATV Death Number Quickly Rising

Posted on Jul 11, 2012 8:00am PDT The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is concerned for the safety of ATV drivers this summer, as the death rate rises every year from accidents. ATV’s are “All Terrain Vehicles” and these powerful machines are known for the deaths of many. CPSC reports that between the years… Read More »

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