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Blog Archive - August, 2019


415 Articles

Wyoming Veteran Sues 3M for Defective Military Earplugs

August 29, 2019

NATRONA COUNTY, WY. – According to an online news report posted at k2radio.com, a veteran from Wyoming has sued manufacturer 3M for injuries he says he suffered due to defective military earplugs. The man says that the earplugs he was issued, which were manufactured by 3M, did not work as intended and caused him to develop hearing loss.*

Several Southeastern States Look to Crack Down on DUIs

August 29, 2019

AUGUSTA, GA- According to an online news report at wrdw.com, law enforcement is looking to wrap up their anti-DUI campaign with Hands Across the Border, a multi-state initiative where state and local agencies spanning three different states are cracking down on impaired drivers.*

Motorcyclist Tragically Killed in Accident in Warren, Ohio

August 29, 2019

WARREN, OH. – According to a news report posted online at vindy.com, a motorcyclist was tragically killed in an accident that happened in Warren, Ohio. Police are still investigating the crash and have determined preliminarily that they think speeding contributed to the accident. Officials have identified the victim.*

Head-On Collision Results in Death of Fort Meyers Man

August 29, 2019

NORTH FORT MEYERS, FL – According to an online news article at news-press.com, it has been reported that a man, aged 53, from Fort Meyers, Florida, perished in a head-on collision earlier this week on Del Prado Boulevard North located in North Fort Meyers, Florida, per the Florida Highway Patrol.*

Motor Vehicle Accident in Rising Fawn, Georgia, Results in Fatality

August 27, 2019

RISING FAWN, GA. – According to a news report posted at wdef.com, an accident that happened in Rising Fawn, Georgia, resulted in a fatality. The accident reportedly happened on Interstate 59 and caused the tragic death of the driver of the vehicle. Authorities are still investigating to try to determine the cause of the crash.*

Quincy, Florida, Community Feeling Effects of Collapsed Bridge on Hutchinson Ferry Road

August 27, 2019

QUINCY, FL. – According to an online news story printed at abcactionnews.com, the community in Quincy, Florida, is feeling the effects of a collapsed bridge on Hutchinson Ferry Road. The bridge collapsed suddenly and caused two drivers to sustain injuries after their vehicles traveled over the gap in the downed bridge. Repairs to the road are currently underway.* 

Vehicle Crash on Fort Howard Road in Rincon, Georgia, Injures One

August 27, 2019

RINCON, GA. – According to a news report published online at wtoc.com, a vehicle crash on Fort Howard Road in Rincon, Georgia, left one person with injuries. The crash is said to have involved two vehicles, and preliminary investigation suggests that one of the drivers missed a stop sign at an intersection, leading to the crash.* 

11-Vehicle Crash Reported on I-10 in Midway, Florida

August 27, 2019

MIDWAY, FL. – According to an online news report posted at wtxl.com, an 11-vehicle crash was reported to have happened on Interstate 10 in Midway, Florida. Injuries were reported in conjunction with the wreck. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the collision, and Troopers say that weather might have been involved in the accident.*

Union Pacific Worker Tragically Killed in Accident in Beaumont, Texas

August 27, 2019

BEAUMONT, TX. – According to an online news report posted at ncadvertiser.com, a Union Pacific worker was tragically killed in an accident that happened in Beaumont, Texas. Few details about the accident have been released at this time, and local authorities are performing an investigation to try to determine the cause of the incident.*

Vehicle Crashes into Car, Leaves Scene on Wooster St. in Wilmington, North Carolina

August 27, 2019

WILMINGTON, NC. – According to an online news report published at wect.com, a vehicle crashed into a car in the area of Wooster Street in Wilmington, North Carolina, and then left the scene. Parts of the suspect vehicle remained at the scene, and police have pieced together some information about the potential vehicle. Officers are asking for the public to help them make an arrest.*

One Killed, One Injured in Vehicle Crash on I-75 in Fort Myers, Florida

August 27, 2019

FORT MYERS, FL. – According to an online news story reported at news-press.com, one person was tragically killed, and another person was injured in a vehicle crash that happened on Interstate 75 in Fort Myers, Florida. It appears that only one vehicle was involved, and the driver lost control. Florida Highway Patrol is handling the accident investigation.* 

A Brief Guide to Wrongful Death Actions in Georgia

August 27, 2019

A wrongful death claim arises in Georgia when person or company, either through negligence, an intentional act or by way of manufacturing a defective product, causes the death of another person.  However, in such cases, multiple claims often have to be presented, which can result in the plaintiff(s) pursuing the case individually as well as through an Estate.  

Two Seriously Injured After Boat Crash in Florida Keys

August 26, 2019

KEY LARGO, FL. – According to an online news story posted at usnews.com, two people were seriously injured in a boating crash that happened in the Florida Keys. It is not yet clear what led to the crash, but distraction while operating the boat might have played a role, according to the news report.* 

Five People Injured When Dump Truck Crashes into a Local Sandwich Shop

August 26, 2019

SEATTLE, WA – According to an online news report at sun-sentinel.com, a dump truck heading in a westerly direction on Yesler Way lost control and caused damage to other vehicles right before slamming into a Subway restaurant earlier this week.  The crash caused injuries to multiple individuals.  The truck appeared to have “allegedly suffered a catastrophic mechanical failure.”*

Woman Hit by Three Cars on U.S. 29 in Anderson County, South Carolina

August 24, 2019

ANDERSON COUNTY, SC. – According to an online news story posted at thestate.com, a woman was hit by three cars on U.S. Highway 29 in Anderson County, South Carolina. The woman tragically died from her injuries, according to the report. At the time of the news report’s posting, none of the drivers had been charged in connection with the collision.* 

Head-On Vehicle Crash on U.S. 25 in Greenville, South Carolina, Tragically Kills One

August 24, 2019

GREENVILLE, SC. – According to an online news report posted at foxcarolina.com, a head-on vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 25 in Greenville, South Carolina, tragically killed one person. It is unclear if anyone else was injured in the wreck. The cause of the accident is not clear at this time, and South Carolina Highway Patrol is in the process of investigating.* 

Multi-Vehicle Wreck Reported on Old Stage Rd. in Farragut, Tennessee

August 23, 2019

FARRAGUT, TN. – According to a news story reported online at wate.com, a multi-vehicle wreck happened on Old State Road in Farragut, Tennessee. Little information regarding the events of the accident or the factors leading to the vehicle crash has been reported at this time. Authorities are working to investigate the accident.* 

Walmart Sues Tesla Over Solar Panel Fires

August 23, 2019

NEW YORK – According to a news report published online at usatoday.com, retail giant Walmart has sued electric carmaker Tesla over fires at its store that it says are related to Tesla solar panels. The lawsuit claims that several stores using solar panels from Tesla have experienced fires and other issues that have interrupted daily business.*

Texas Woman Sustains Burn Injuries in Vape Pen Explosion

August 23, 2019

HARRIS COUNTY, TX. – According to a news story reported online at abc13.com, a woman from Texas sustained burn injuries during a vape pen explosion. The explosion reportedly happened as the woman was changing the battery in her vape pen, and officials say that she sustained second-degree burns in the incident.*

Two Injured in Vehicle Wreck on S.R. 297 in Pensacola, Florida

August 21, 2019

PENSACOLA, FL. – According to an online news story reported at nwfdailynews.com, two people were injured in a vehicle wreck that happened on State Road 297 in Pensacola, Florida. Florida Highway Patrol is handling the investigation and says that the collision was preceded by a driver failing to stop at a red light. The accident turned into a hit-and-run collision, and authorities are still pursuing the suspects who were involved.*

Fatal Multi-Vehicle Accident Reported on NE Pine Island Rd. in North Fort Myers, Florida

August 21, 2019

NORTH FORT MYERS, FL. – According to a news story published online at winknews.com, a fatal multi-vehicle accident was reported to have happened on NE Pine Island Road in North Fort Myers, Florida. Little information about the collision had been released at the time, and local authorities are still in the process of investigating to determine what occurred.* 

Tesla Vehicle Explodes Twice Following Crash in Moscow, Russia

August 21, 2019

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – According to an online article posted at ccn.com, a Tesla vehicle exploded twice following a vehicle crash that occurred in Moscow, Russia. The crash reportedly involved the Autopilot system, creating even more controversy surrounding Tesla’s semi-autonomous feature and the potential danger of its lithium-ion batteries.* 

U.S. Health Officials Warn About Lung Illness Linked to Vaping

August 21, 2019

UNITED STATES – According to an online news report published at independent.co.uk, United States health officials are warning the public and the medical community about lung illness linked to vaping. Numerous cases of unexplained lung illness have been reported in several states so far, and the only commonality among them is vaping.* 

Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes into Hotel in Tampa, Florida

August 21, 2019

TAMPA, FL. – According to an online news report posted at wfla.com, a suspected drunk driver crashed into a hotel in Tampa, Florida. After the crash, the driver reportedly tried to flee the scene and was apprehended by authorities. WFLA states that the driver has been criminally charged in connection with the incident.*

Tragic, Fatal Pedestrian Accident Reported on U.S. 19 in Palmetto, Florida

August 21, 2019

PALMETTO, FL. – According to an online news report posted at fox13news.com, a fatal pedestrian accident was reported as occurring on U.S. Highway 19 in Palmetto, Florida. Fox 13 reports that two people were tragically killed in the accident, including a teenager. A third person was injured in the accident, and the driver who hit them left the scene of the collision.*

Georgia Cities Continue Grappling with E-Scooter Risks, Regulations

August 20, 2019

GEORGIA – According to an online news report posted at gpbnews.org, city officials in Georgia are continuing to grapple with the risks and regulations surrounding electric dockless scooters. Since May, four people have died in scooter-related accidents in the state of Georgia, and concerns about the safety of the vehicles has prompted some cities to ban them.*

Man Tragically Killed in Head-On Collision in Dodge County, Georgia

August 20, 2019

DODGE COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report posted at 13wmaz.com, a man was tragically killed in a head-on vehicle collision that happened in Dodge County, Georgia. Georgia State Patrol is handling the investigation, and Troopers had not released information about the cause of the accident at the time of the report’s posting.* 

Officials in Henry County, Georgia, Cracking Down on Illegal Truck Traffic

August 20, 2019

HENRY COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report published by henryherald.com, officials in Henry County, Georgia, are trying to crack down on illegal truck traffic on the county’s roadways. The enforcement is in response to accidents that have occurred on roadways that are not legal for large trucks to travel upon, according to the report.*

Student Struck by Vehicle at School Bus Stop in Myakka City, Florida

August 19, 2019

MYAKKA CITY, FL. – According to an online news story reported at mysuncoast.com, a student was struck by a vehicle at a school bus stop in Myakka City, Florida. The extent of injuries suffered by the student is not known at this time, and authorities are investigating to determine what charges, if any, will be pursued in the case.* 

What Motorcycle Accident Victims Need to Know about Filing a Claim Against the Bike Manufacturer

August 19, 2019

Accident Attorneys for Defective Motorcycle Parts Causing Injury to You

Motorcycles offer to some people an exciting and economical means of transportation.  Yet riders are especially vulnerable to catastrophic injuries because of the limited safety features of a bike.  Even when motorcyclists and other drivers pay attention to the road and exercise safe driving practices, a motorcyclist can still be injured in a crash caused by a defective motorcycle part.  An injured rider can sue a motorcycle manufacturer when a collision occurs because of a defective bike component; this is why injury victims need to be aware of the appropriate legal steps to preserve their claim.

The US DOT Moves to Ease Length-of-Driving Restrictions for Truckers

August 19, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – According to an online news report posted at fltimes.com, the United States Department of Transportation is moving to ease length-of-driving restrictions for truckers. The proposed regulations would change the way that truckers take breaks, which is something that the trucking industry has been trying to amend for a long time.*

Fatal Pedestrian, Cyclist Accidents Trending Up in Tennessee

August 19, 2019

TENNESSEE – According to an online news report posted by nashvillepublicradio.org, fatal pedestrian and cyclist accidents have been trending up in the state of Tennessee. In the year 2015, more people died walking and biking in Tennessee than in any other year since 1990. The data reflect a pattern of pedestrian fatalities in the country.*

Florida Pedestrian Fatalities by the Numbers

August 18, 2019

FLORIDA – According to an online news report posted at jacksonville.com, Florida pedestrian deaths reached significant totals in the year 2016. Data from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shows that pedestrian fatalities have been rising in Florida and around the nation during recent years.* 

Disney, Eddie Bauer Baby Sleepers Recalled for Suffocation Risk

August 17, 2019

UNITED STATES – According to an online news story reported at theyeshivaworld.com, certain Disney- and Eddie Bauer-brand baby sleepers are being recalled due to a risk that children can roll over inside them and suffocate. The sleepers were sold at big-box stores around the country and are subject to a refund program.*

Ford Recalling New Explorers, Aviators for Crash Risk

August 14, 2019

DETROIT, MI. – According to a news report posted online at patch.com, carmaker Ford is recalling new Ford Explorers and Lincoln Aviators over vehicle crash risks. The company says these vehicles might have missing manual park release covers, which can cause sudden vehicle movement and can lead to an accident.* 

AAA: 15 Million Vehicles Still Traveling with Unrepaired Takata Airbags

August 14, 2019

UNITED STATES – According to an online news report posted at greenwichfreepress.com, AAA is warning that 15 million vehicles in the United States are still traveling with unrepaired Takata airbags. This is four years after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a recall of the airbags due to the risk of serious injury and death from sudden airbag explosions.* 

Audi Recalling 144,000 Vehicles for Airbag Defects

August 14, 2019

UNITED STATES – According to an online news report from silive.com, car manufacturer Audi is recalling more than 144,000 vehicles due to airbag issues. The carmaker says that the airbags on the front passenger’s side might not deploy in the event of a crash, even when someone is sitting in the passenger’s seat.*

AAA Urges Drivers to Slow Down in School Zones

August 12, 2019

BREVARD COUNTY, FL – According to an online news report at spacecoastdaily.com, AAA is urging drivers to slow down and be alert when in school zones, as many students will be soon heading back to school.  If drivers fail to do so, it can have serious consequences including serious injuries or fatalities.*

Deadly Traffic Accident Occurs on S.R. 121 in Williston, Florida

August 12, 2019

WILLISTON, FL. – According to a news report posted online at wcjb.com, a deadly traffic accident occurred on State Road 121 not far outside of Williston, Florida. Troopers with Florida Highway Patrol were on the scene investigating, and at the time of the news report’s posting, they had released little information about the crash.* 

2-Month-Old Boy Among Victims of Dump Truck Crash on I-75 in Tampa, Florida

August 12, 2019

TAMPA, FL. – According to an online news report posted at usnews.com, a 2-month-old boy was among the victims of a dump truck crash that happened on Interstate 75 in Tampa, Florida. The boy and a man were tragically killed in the accident, and three other people were injured, according to the news report. The injured persons included two other children.* 

Consumer Reports Calls for Transparency in Tesla Crash Investigations

August 12, 2019

UNITED STATES – According to a news report posted online at forbes.com, Consumer Reports is calling for more transparency regarding federal investigations of vehicle crashes that involved Tesla vehicles and the semi-autonomous driving system Autopilot. The push from Consumer Reports comes after a document dump revealed that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) had issued a subpoena to Tesla regarding recent vehicle accidents.* 

Atlanta, Georgia, Mayor Orders ‘No Ride Zone’ for E-Scooters

August 12, 2019

ATLANTA, GA. – According to a news report posted online at patch.com, the mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, has ordered a “No Ride Zone” for e-scooters in the city. The order prohibits the operation of e-scooters during the overnight hours and comes as a response to several fatal accidents involving the vehicles in Atlanta.* 

Two Deadly Crashes Occur on Grand Stand in Horry County, South Carolina

August 11, 2019

HORRY COUNTY, SC. – According to a news story reported online by myrtlebeachonline.com, two deadly vehicle crashes occurred less than two hours apart on the Grand Stand in Horry County, South Carolina. The Horry County Coroner’s Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating the accidents and have not released information on the causes of either.* 

Georgia Rear-End Collision FAQs by Montlick & Associates

August 11, 2019

What is the definition of a rear-end collision?

A rear-end crash occurs when the front of one vehicle strikes the back of another vehicle, which can occur even at a low rate of speed.  For example, a vehicle is stopped at a red light and another vehicle behind it hits into it.  These types of accidents can also occur at high speeds, which often happen on highways.  In many of these accidents, people sustain injuries, even at low speeds.

In the Summer Heat, Please Check the Back Seat

August 11, 2019

Numerous Hot Car Deaths Recorded in the First Six Days of August; 29 Total for 2019

UNITED STATES – According to an online news article at usatoday.com, five children have already perished in the first six days of August due to being left in a hot car, according to a national tracker.*

Georgia Pedestrian Deaths Reached a 28-Year High in 2018

August 11, 2019

ATLANTA, GA — According to an online news report at patch.com, the amount of pedestrians who perished on United States roads back in 2018 is the highest it has been since 1990. There were 32 more pedestrian deaths in Georgia last year than in 2017.  These figures were released in a report by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association.*   

Car Fatally Hits Woman on U.S. 41 in Sarasota, Florida

August 11, 2019

SARASOTA, FL. – According to a news report published online at mysuncoast.com, a car fatally hit a woman on U.S. Highway 41 in Sarasota, Florida. Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the collision, and at the time of the report’s publishing, Troopers had not confirmed whether charges would or would not be filed in the case.*

What You Should Know About Parking Lot Accidents

August 09, 2019

Accidents in parking lots can result in serious and sometimes fatal injuries.  Parking lot accidents are very common, as they are often replete with vehicles and people walking to their destination such as a supermarket or other type of establishment.*

AAA Urges Drivers to Slow Down in School Zones

August 09, 2019

BREVARD COUNTY, FL – According to an online news report at spacecoastdaily.com, AAA is urging drivers to slow down and be alert when in school zones, as many students will be soon heading back to school.  If drivers fail to do so, it can have serious consequences including serious injuries or fatalities.*

Train, Vehicle Collide on Atlanta Highway in Flowery Branch, Georgia

August 09, 2019

FLOWERY BRANCH, GA. – According to an online news report posted at wsbtv.com, a train and a vehicle collided on an Atlanta Highway in Flowery Branch, Georgia. It is not clear at this time if anyone was injured in the collision, and Georgia State Patrol Troopers are investigating the accident, along with the local police department.* 

Vehicle Accident Closes I-20 in Columbia County, Georgia

August 08, 2019

COLUMBIA COUNTY, GA. – According to a news report posted at wjbf.com, a vehicle accident caused Interstate 20 in Columbia County, Georgia, to close down. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is managing the case investigation, and deputies had released little information immediately following the crash. It is not clear at this time how many people were injured in the wreck.* 

One Person Tragically Killed in Wreck on S.R. 121 in Levy County, Florida

August 08, 2019

LEVY COUNTY, FL. – According to an online news report posted at gainesville.com, one person was tragically killed in a vehicle wreck that happened on State Road 121 in Levy County, Florida. Another person was seriously injured in the accident, according to the report, and Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the circumstances that led to the crash.* 

Large Trucks Involved in Increasing Number of Accidents on Florida Roadways

August 08, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL. – According to a news report posted online at wfla.com, large trucks are becoming involved in an increasing number of accidents on Florida roadways, especially on Interstate 75. A fatal crash that occurred on the interstate recently involved a dump truck, and it represents one in a long list of deadly large truck accidents to occur on I-75 and elsewhere in the state.* 

Two-Crash Crash Causes Fatality on S.R. 7 in Lauderhill, Florida

August 08, 2019

LAUDERHILL, FL. – According to a news report posted online at sun-sentinel.com, a two-car crash that happened on State Road 7 in Lauderhill, Florida, caused a fatality. The Lauderhill Police Department is investigating, and it appears that the accident occurred because of a failure to yield during a left turn.*

The Most Common Causes of Pedestrian Accidents in Georgia

August 08, 2019

Many cities in Georgia are becoming more walking friendly, bringing larger numbers of people out to walk to work, take a stroll shopping, or get some outdoor exercise. Unfortunately, however, the number of Georgia pedestrian accidents is also on the rise. What events contribute to pedestrian accidents in Georgia?

Traffic Collision on Fayetteville Rd. in Raleigh, North Carolina, Leaves Motorcyclist Injured

August 06, 2019

RALEIGH, NC. – According to an online news story reported at wral.com, a traffic collision that happened on Fayetteville Road in Raleigh, North Carolina, left a motorcyclist with multiple injuries. The Raleigh Police Department is investigating the wreck, and officers reportedly described the accident as a failure-to-yield situation at an intersection.* 

Man Tragically Dies in Car Accident on Holly Springs Church Rd. in Martin County, North Carolina

August 06, 2019

MARTIN COUNTY, NC. – According to a news report published online at witn.com, a man tragically died in a car accident that occurred on Holly Springs Church Road in Martin County, North Carolina. It is not clear at this time if the accident involved only the victim’s vehicle or if other vehicles were involved. The cause of the accident had not been determined at the time of the report.*

Motorcycle Accident Reported on 4th Avenue in Knoxville, Tennessee

August 06, 2019

KNOXVILLE, TN. – According to a news report published online at wate.com, a motorcycle accident was reported as happening on 4th Avenue in Knoxville, Tennessee. Authorities have released little information about the circumstances of the accident so far, but the WATE news report states that the motorcyclist was seriously injured.* 

Explosion Leads to Evacuation of Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee

August 06, 2019

NASHVILLE, TN. – According to a news report posted online at newschannel5.com, an explosion led to the evacuation of a hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Officials have not yet released information on the type of explosion that took place or the circumstances surrounding the explosion. News Channel 5 reports that one person was injured.*

Fire Officials: Housefire in Redding, California, Caused by Lithium-Ion Battery

August 06, 2019

REDDING, CA. – According to a news report posted at redding.com, fire officials in Redding, California, say that a recent housefire in the city was caused by a lithium-ion battery. The battery had been left on the charger, and it seems to have overheated and ignited, according to the news report. Fire officials are warning people to be careful with these types of batteries.* 

Florida Woman Claims Tesla’s Autopilot Defective in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

August 06, 2019

WEST PALM BEACH, FL. – According to an online news report published at cbs12.com, a Florida woman is claiming that the semi-autonomous driving system Autopilot from vehicle manufacturer Tesla is defective in a wrongful death lawsuit related to a crash that tragically killed her husband. The victim placed his vehicle in Autopilot mode and then collided with a semi-truck at close to 70 mph.* 

Tractor-Trailer Catches on Fire on I-20 in Birmingham, Alabama

August 05, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, AL. – According to a news report posted online at wbrc.com, a tractor-trailer caught on fire on Interstate 20 in Birmingham, Alabama. The location of the incident is close to the border between Alabama and Georgia. Authorities have not released information regarding the cause of the incident at this time.* 

Vehicle Wreck Occurs on I-75 in Macon, Georgia

August 05, 2019

MACON, GA. – According to a news story posted online at wgxa.tv, a vehicle wreck occurred on Interstate 75 in Macon, Georgia. The wreck reportedly led to traffic delays on the interstate, but little information about the circumstances of the accident was included in the news report. Authorities are in the process of investigating.*

Pedestrian Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Hwy 231 in Fountain, Florida

August 05, 2019

FOUNTAIN, FL. – According to a news report published online at wjhg.com, a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on Highway 231 in Fountain, Florida. It is unclear at this time if the driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene following the collision, and officials have not released identifying information on the pedestrian.* 

Jogger Struck by Vehicle on Ching Dairy Rd. in Mobile, Alabama

August 04, 2019

MOBILE, AL. – According to a news report published online at fox10tv.com, a jogger was struck by a vehicle on Ching Dairy Road in Mobile, Alabama. Fox 10 reports that the jogger tragically died after the collision, and Alabama State Troopers are investigating the accident. Identifying information on the victim has been released by officials.* 

Three Related Vehicle Wrecks Occur on I-85 in Durham, North Carolina

August 04, 2019

DURHAM, NC. – According to a news story reported online by wral.com, three vehicle wrecks occurred on Interstate 85 in Durham, North Carolina. The two later crashes reportedly were related to the first, resulting from traffic congestion caused by the first collision. Little information regarding two of the crashes was reported.* 

Man from Beech Island Dies in Motorcycle Accident in

August 04, 2019

WARRENVILLE, SC – According to an online news report at wjbf.com, the Aiken County Coroner’s Office has confirmed that a 42-year-old man from Beech Island died after an accident that occurred earlier this week on the 2000 block of Pine Log Road in Warrenville, South Carolina.*

Arizona Attorney General Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Opioid Case

August 04, 2019

ARIZONA – According to an online news report posted at wthr.com, the attorney general of Arizona has asked the United States Supreme Court to hear an opioid case against the family that owns Purdue Pharma. Purdue Pharma manufacturers OxyContin, and Arizona is petitioning for the Supreme Court to order the owners to pay back money they allegedly siphoned from the company.* 

Navy Fighter Jet Crashes in Death Valley National Park

August 04, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA. – According to an online news report posted at northwestgeorgianews.com, a U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed in Death Valley National Park in California. Officials are still trying to determine what caused the crash and whether the pilot was killed. The news report indicates that seven people were injured in the accident.* 

Georgia GOHS Encourages Driver Caution as Kids Head Back to School

August 04, 2019

GEORGIA – According to a news report posted online at wtoc.com, the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) is encouraging driver caution as kids in the state head back to school in August. The first day of school for several counties was August 1, and that means school buses will be back on the roads, and kids will be out walking.* 

Individual Dies in Shuttle Bus Crash, 7 Injured in Seatac, Washington

August 02, 2019

SEATAC, WA – According to an online news report at idahonews.com, local authorities report that a 45-year-old man died in an accident that involved a shuttle bus and a passenger vehicle on International Boulevard/SR 99 close to Sea-Tac Airport.  Seven others sustained injuries in the accident however, they were not life-threatening.*

Vehicle Accident Closes U.S. 41 Near Bradenton, Florida

August 01, 2019

BRADENTON, FL. – According to a news story reported online at bradenton.com, a vehicle accident closed all of U.S. Highway 41 near Bradenton, Florida. No details about the accident itself were included in the news report, so it is not clear how the accident took place or if anyone sustained injuries.*

Two Seriously Injured in Boating Accident in Pasadena, Florida

July 31, 2019

PASADENA, FL. – According to an online news report posted at patch.com, two people were seriously injured in a boating accident that occurred in Pasadena, Florida. The local sheriff’s office is in charge of the case, and the accident is being investigated as potentially being related to alcohol consumption, according to the news report.*

Child Tragically Dies from Balcony Fall at Marisol Condos in Panama City Beach, Florida

July 31, 2019

PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL. – According to an online news report posted at wjhg.com, a child tragically died from a balcony fall that happened at the Marisol Condominiums in Panama City Beach, Florida. The Panama City Beach Police Department is currently investigating the accident, and limited information has been made available to the media. It is not yet clear how the fall happened.* 

School Bus Crash in Dayton, Ohio, Causes Multiple Injuries

July 31, 2019

DAYTON, OH. – According to a news report posted online at vindy.com, a school bus crash that occurred in Dayton, Ohio, resulted in injuries to multiple people. The news report states that five of the injured persons were children, and three of them were adults, making eight people injured in total. It is not yet clear how the crash happened.* 

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