Car Accidents

Michigan Car Accident Claims Police Officer’s Life

by Thomas Stroble | June 6th, 2013

June 6, 2013

A 33-year-old officer with the New Baltimore Police Department was killed earlier this week in a Michigan Car Accident. Reports indicate the crash occurred on the night of Sunday, June 2, along Jefferson Avenue in Chesterfield Township.

According to an article from the Detroit Free Press, the officer was traveling north along Jefferson on his motorcycle as he made his way home from the Selfridge Air National Guard Base. As he neared 21 mile, a 2008 Chevrolet Impala being driving by a 64-year-old Chesterfield Township man attempted to make a left turn in front of … Read More

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Alcohol Is a Potential Cause of Fatal Michigan Car Accident

by Thomas Stroble | June 3rd, 2013

June 3, 2013

Drunk driving is a major problem in Michigan. The Century Council estimates that, in 2011, a total of 255 people died as a result of Michigan Car Accidents caused by drunk drivers.

Alcohol consumption is being considered as a potential contributing factor to a crash yesterday that claimed the life of a young woman and left another victim seriously injured. Reports indicate the crash happened at approximately 4 a.m. on June 2 on West Grand River in Redford Township.

According to a story from ClickOn Detroit, a Detroit woman was the passenger in a vehicle being … Read More

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Citizens Speaking Out Against Michigan No-Fault Insurance Caps

by Thomas Stroble | May 29th, 2013

May 29, 2013

Some Michigan residents are speaking out against measures being considered by state legislators that could cap the amount of damages an individual can receive for Michigan Car Accident Injuries through the state’s no-fault insurance program.

One individual spoke with FOX 17 News about his experience following an accident that showed just how crucial damage awards can be to accident victims. The Grand Rapids man explained that he was crossing an intersection north of White Pigeon in 2006 when another driver failed to yield the right-of-way.

The two vehicles collided, and the victim was left with serious injuries … Read More

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Detroit Car Accident Claims One Life and Leaves Three Others Injured

by Thomas Stroble | May 24th, 2013

May 24, 2013

A teen was killed and three other motorists were left with serious injuries following a Detroit Car Accident last week. Reports indicate the crash happened at approximately 3:20 p.m. last Monday, May 13, near the corner of Michigan Avenue and American Drive in the suburb of Dearborn.

According to an article from ABC 7 News, the victim was in a Ford Escort stopped at a traffic signal along Michigan Avenue. While waiting for a light to change to green, the Escort was hit from behind by a SMART bus. The impact of the collision forced the … Read More

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Study Shows Increase in Michigan Car Accidents Caused by Distracted Driving

by Thomas Stroble | May 21st, 2013

A recent examination of reports filed in relation with Michigan Car Accidents shows there is an increase in the number of collisions caused by distracted driving. What is interesting, though, is that the cause of distraction may not always be cellphone use.

According to an article from M Live, researchers looked at the causes listed in all traffic accidents recorded in the state last year. They found roughly 5,000 collisions were the result of a driver not paying attention.

One particular crash was highlighted in the story. Last year, a 24-year-old man in Kalamazoo County was killed when a … Read More

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