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Blog Archive - September, 2019

210 Articles

Traffic Fatalities on the Rise in Pittsylvania County, Virginia

September 29, 2019

Pittsylvania County, VA – writes that Pittsylvania County is seeing an increase in vehicle-related deaths in the second half of 2019. During the first six months of 2019, there were no vehicle deaths in the county. Unfortunately, ten people died in crashes between July 3 and September 21, 2019.*

Injury-Causing Accident Reported on I-77 in Elkin, North Carolina

September 29, 2019

ELKIN, NC. – According to a news story posted online at, an injury-causing accident happened on Interstate 77 in Elkin, North Carolina. The extent of injuries sustained is not clear at this time, and authorities are still investigating. The collision caused all of I-77 to shut down, resulting in a traffic delay.*

What You Should Know about Elder Abuse

September 27, 2019

According to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, they are just a few of the governmental agencies that assist in overseeing the care and services that nursing homes offer to the country’s aging population.  In spite of this, elder abuse continues to happen all too often.  In fact, statistics demonstrate that over one million nursing home residents are subjected to abuse on an annual basis.

Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision Occurs on Ga. 400 in Atlanta, Georgia

September 27, 2019

ATLANTA, GA. – According to an online news report posted at, a fatal hit-and-run collision occurred on Georgia Highway 400 in Atlanta, Georgia. The report indicates that a pedestrian was tragically killed in the accident, and police officers are asking for information from the public to solve the case.*

Road Crew of Country Music Star John Turner in Serious San Luis Obispo Accident

September 25, 2019

Road Crew of Country Music Star John Turner Involved in Bus Crash, One Killed, Several Others Injured

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, CA – According to an online news report at, a tour bus carrying the road crew for country music star John Turner was involved in a crash earlier this week in California, causing the tragic death of one individual and injuring seven others, per the San Luis Obispo Fire Department (SLOFD).*

Mother and Child were Hit Crossing a Highway in Sylvester, Georgia

September 25, 2019

Sylvester, Georgia Community Seeks to Prevent Pedestrian Crashes after a Mother and Child were Hit Crossing a Highway

SYLVESTER, GA – According to an online news report at, people in Sylvester, Georgia are seeking answers following an accident with a mother and child who were attempting to cross a densely trafficked roadway.*

Man Tragically Killed in Jet Ski Accident on Tybee Island, Georgia

September 25, 2019

TYBEE ISLAND, GA. – According to an online news report published by, a man was tragically killed in a jet ski accident that happened on Tybee Island, Georgia. The circumstances surrounding the accident have not been fully reported at this time, and the cause of the accident is not clear. Authorities are still investigating.*

The Five Most Common Causes of Trucking Accidents

September 23, 2019

Some of the most serious accidents that occur on the roads today involve large tractor-trailers.  According to nationwide statistics, 500,000 accidents in the United States are caused directly or indirectly by tractor-trailers.  Out of these staggering numbers of accidents, approximately 5,000 result in fatalities.  While most truckers are responsible and well-trained drivers, some make mistakes just as do drivers of passenger vehicles.  In this view, the causes of many trucking accidents include the following:*

Woman Fatally Hit After Having Car Trouble in Durham, North Carolina

September 23, 2019

DURHAM, NC. – According to a news report posted online at, a woman was fatally hit by a vehicle after experiencing car trouble in Durham, North Carolina. The woman reportedly got out of her vehicle to check on the problem, when she was hit on the roadway. The news report indicates that the other driver is facing criminal charges for the accident.* 

Georgia Man Tragically Dies in Interstate 70 Accident

September 22, 2019

ALTAMONT, IL – According to an online news report at, a man from Georgia tragically died in a crash that occurred over the weekend on Interstate 70, which is located approximately a mile from Altamont, Illinois.  The accident involved four automobiles.*

Shed Fire Causes Two Fatalities in McIntosh County, Georgia

September 19, 2019

MCINTOSH COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report published by, a shed fire caused two fatalities in McIntosh County, Georgia. The news report further indicates that two people were also injured in the fire, the cause of which is still under investigation by state and local authorities. Little information about the circumstances of the fire has been reported at the current time.* 

Several Injured After Multi-Vehicle Wreck in Keystone, Florida

September 19, 2019

KEYSTONE, FL. – According to an online news report posted at, several people were injured following a multi-vehicle wreck that occurred on Keystone, Florida. It is not yet clear what caused the crash, and the injured person has not yet been identified, according to the news report.*

Pedestrian Killed in Greene County, North Carolina

September 18, 2019

GREENE COUNTY, N.C. — A pedestrian walking on a road in Greene County died after he was hit by a car. The pedestrian was 59-years-old and lived in the area of the accident. WITN reported that the crash occurred around 1:15 on a Thursday morning. The operator of the car in the pedestrian crash, a 35-year-old woman, also resides in the area of the fatal pedestrian collision. North Carolina State Troopers launched an investigation into the incident. At this time, the investigating troopers say that the female motorist will not face any criminal charges. There was no information regarding whether the troopers would press on with a further investigation. *

Roll Over Crash Sends Multiple People to Hospital in Lancaster, South Carolina

September 18, 2019

LANCASTER, S.C. — A crash near Highway 521 in Lancaster sent several people to local hospitals in a Thursday afternoon crash. According to a report appearing on WBTV, the accident scene appeared to be just off of the road near the intersection of Walnut Creek Parkway and Highway 521. The crash was violent. One vehicle, appearing to be a minivan, rolled over onto its roof. Several occupants in each of the vehicles involved were hospitalized. There is no information about the nature of the extent of their injuries. Law enforcement officers are still investigating and have not announced an official cause of the crash. *

SUV Collides with and Kills Man in West Charlotte, North Carolina

September 18, 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police cordoned off a small, black sports utility vehicle after commencing an investigation into why the driver of that vehicle allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian. The deadly crash occurred in the west section of Charlotte. The deadly incident transpired shortly after 6 a.m. on a Friday morning on Parkway Avenue, near Tuckaseegee Road. Medics responded to the scene of the crash and declared the man dead after performing an evaluation of his injuries. WSOC-TV said that the victim of the deadly crash was a 59-year-old man. The driver of the black SUV remained with the vehicle and spoke with the police at the crash site. Police closed Parkway Avenue for a long stretch of time to investigate the crash. Charlotte police have not said definitively how the deadly accident happened. *

Police Ask for Help Solving Hit-and-Run Accident in Wilmington, North Carolina

September 18, 2019

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Wilmington police officers have asked for the public’s help in solving a hit-and-run accident. WECT reported that the suspect who fled the area of the crash still under investigation is a young female with red hair. The hit-and-run accident took place around the intersection of Rutledge Drive and Morgan Street around 7 p.m. on a Tuesday night. Anyone who has information concerning the hit-and-run accident may contact the Wilmington Police Department to report what they know about the crash. *

Two People Sustain Injuries at York County Fair in Pennsylvania

September 18, 2019

YORK COUNTY, PA – According to an online news report at, investigators are currently trying to determine the cause of an accident at the York Fair that sent two individuals to the hospital.  It appears that one individual fell from a car on the Great Wheel late last week. It is not clear how the second victim sustained injuries.*

Motorcyclist Tragically Dies in Dalton, Georgia Crash

September 17, 2019

The Georgia Department of Transportation indicated that lanes were closed on State Route 52 (East Walnut Avenue) in Dalton, Georgia as a result of a fatal motorcycle accident  The Dalton Police Department has confirmed that the roadway reopened in the mid-afternoon hours.  The accident occurred at VD Parrott Jr. Parkway and East Walnut Avenue.*

Vehicle Crash Reported on Ocean Ave. in Lantana, Florida

September 17, 2019

LANTANA, FL. – According to a news report published online at, a vehicle crash occurred on Ocean Avenue in Lantana, Florida. It appears that at least two vehicles were involved, and they traveled into the front yard of a residence off the roadway following the impact. Few details about the accident have been released at this time.*

Fatal Pedestrian Collision Reported on Lillington Hwy in Spring Lake, North Carolina

September 17, 2019

SPRING LAKE, NC. – According to an online news report posted at, a fatal pedestrian accident took place on Lillington Highway in Spring Lake, North Carolina. Extremely limited information about the incident was included in the report, and authorities are still in the preliminary stages of the investigation. No charges had been filed at the time of the report, and it is not clear if any will be pursued.*

Study Finds Incidents of Road Rage are on the Rise in the United States

September 16, 2019

UNITED STATES – According to an online news article at, just last week, a woman from Wisconsin who was teaching her son how to drive was shot and killed in a road rage incident following a minor car accident.  Late this summer, a man from Atlanta ran over another individual who he thought was throwing golf balls at his vehicle.  In the mid-summer, a road-raged woman attempted to shoot at another vehicle but mistakenly shot her husband instead.  Two young children and their parents also sustained injuries in a road rage incident when a driver shot a gun at their car, which caused their fireworks inside to ignite.

The Most Common Causes of Serious Motorcycle Accidents

September 16, 2019

Motorcycle accidents are often serious, leading to severe injuries and even death.  This is because motorcycles lack the protective structure that passenger vehicles have. Specifically, motorcyclists are 27 times more likely than a passenger vehicle occupant to die in an accident.  They also five times more likely to sustain injuries.*  

The Most Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents

September 15, 2019

Motorcycle accidents are each different and inflict different traumas on the victims. Many motorcycle accidents tend to occur due to similar sets of circumstances, however. If you or a loved one enjoys riding, it is important to know how these accidents can happen. 

Man Tragically Dies in Motorcycle Accident in Lizella, Georgia

September 14, 2019

LIZELLA, GA – According to an online news report at, a man is dead after being seriously injured in a motorcycle accident.  Per a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the accident occurred in the late morning hours at the intersection of South Lizella Road and Holley Road.*

Truck Driver Tragically Dies in Crash in Fanklin County, Pennsylvania

September 13, 2019

FRANKLIN COUNTY, PA. — A tractor-trailer driver hailing from Tennessee has died in a horrible crash. The Pennsylvania State Police troopers who were called to the accident reported that the crash occurred around 6:50 p.m. on a Friday per a report filed by the Herald-Mail. The troopers noted the location of the crash to be on Forge Hill Road, which is located in Lurgan Township, PA. The tractor-trailer driver who died was 26-years-of-age. The initial reports suggest that the trucker lost control over his rig on an “S-curve” on Forge Hill Road. The Pennsylvania State Police troopers who responded are still investigating the crash. Fortunately, the only vehicle involved in the crash was the semi-truck. A piece of cargo from the overturn rig struck another car without causing injuries. Casualties could have mounted easily if there were additional vehicles on the road. *

Amazon Next-Day Delivery Deadline Result in Hundreds of Accident Lawsuits

September 13, 2019

CHICAGO, Ill. — There is no question that Amazon’s next day delivery service is incredibly convenient. Convenience, however, comes with an excessively high cost. Delivery drivers working on impossibly tight deadlines must race around crowded metropolitan areas as well as rural roads to make their drop-offs on time. The constant pressure to deliver on time has caused several fatal delivery van accidents and other devastating crashes. Amazon engages independent contractors to keep delivery costs to a minimum while trying to shield themselves from legal liability. Still, Amazon has been sued over 100 times for accidents, including six fatalities, caused by drivers delivering goods purchased from Amazon according to BuzzFeed. These figures might be the visible tip of the iceberg.*

Woman Tragically Dies, Three Others Injured in Hamilton County Crash

September 12, 2019

Three individuals, per the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, have been transported to a local hospital following an accident that occurred on Highway 27 earlier this week.  The accident happened on the 17000 block of Highway 27, which is close to Graysville and the Rhea County line.  The crash involved three automobiles, with three individuals who sustained injuries. The crash site was blocked to southbound traffic, with traffic being funneled to the northbound shoulder of the roadway.

Lithium-Ion Batteries to Blame for E-Bikes Catching Fire

September 12, 2019

ATLANTA, GA. — Electronic bikes, or e-bikes for short, have become a common sight around big cities like Atlanta. E-bikes offer a convenient, low-cost, and efficient method of getting around in places where vehicular traffic often chokes streets. As their popularity grows and their use increases, the short-comings of e-bikes have begun to unmask themselves. Across the country, e-bikes have caught fire due to the lithium-ion batteries which fuel the e-bike’s motor. Ride.Tech reported recently that electric bicycles had caught fire in Seattle, San Diego, Brooklyn, and elsewhere in the United States. Fortunately, no rider sustained any burns or other injuries. *

Four Crew Members Feared Lost After Cargo Ship Capsizes Near Brunswick, Georgia

September 12, 2019

BRUNSWICK, GA. — The U.S. Coast Guard said that the cargo ship called the “Golden Ray” overturned in the Saint Simons Sound off of Brunswick, Georgia. The Coast Guard rescued 20 of 24 crew on board. Sadly, four crew members are feared lost because a fire on board of the vessel thwarted rescuers’ efforts to reach the trapped crew members according to a report appearing in the Business Insider. However, rescuers reported hearing noises in the vessel and are holding out hope all four may be rescued alive according to WSBTV. The Coast Guard has not stated why the ship capsized and will work closely with investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board to solve the mystery. The Golden Ray sails under the flag of the Marshall Islands. *

Maryland Man Tragically Dies in Crash in Olney, Maryland

September 12, 2019

OLNEY, MD. — WJLA ABC 7 has reported that a man succumbed to his injuries at the scene of a violent auto collision involving multiple vehicles in Olney. The crash occurred on a Friday night on Georgia Avenue near the intersection with Maryland State Road 200, also known as the Inter-County Connector, or ICC. A total of five cars were involved in the crash which killed one person and hospitalized another. No one riding in any of the other vehicles sustained any injuries. Law enforcement authorities continue to examine the evidence and have the accident under investigation. They did not indicate whether any charges would be filed against any of the motorists involved. *

Construction Worker in Critical Condition After 30-Foot Fall in Macon, Georgia

September 12, 2019

MACON, GA. — WJCL 22 reported that a construction worker sustained critical injuries after falling approximately 30 feet from a bridge in Georgia. The near-fatal work accident happened shortly after 1:00 p.m. on a Friday afternoon in Macon, GA. The badly injured worker is 44-years-old. Authorities did not articulate the nature of the injuries the man sustained. Deputy Sheriffs from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office opened an investigation into the incident. There was no information immediately available concerning the extent of the involvement of the Occupational Safety and Health Agency, OSHA, and whether they would also open an investigation.*

Fourteen-Year-Old Boy Hit by Car While Walking to School Has Died in Atlanta, Georgia

September 12, 2019

ATLANTA, GA. —A fourteen-year-old boy died as a result of critical injuries he sustained while attempting to cross an Atlanta street on his way to school. WSBTV2 that the boy who was killed was walking with “his best friend” when the crash occurred. The fatal crash occurred on a Friday morning around 8:15 a.m. near 2595 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway in the northeast section of Atlanta. Witnesses said that the boy’s mother and friends were hysterical on scene. Police are attempting trying to determine why the deadly crash occurred. Atlanta Police investigators did not say if they would charge the driver of the car that hit the pedestrian. Their investigation continues. *

Police Cruiser, MARTA Bus Collide Injuring Two in Atlanta, Georgia

September 12, 2019

ATLANTA, GA. — Law enforcement officers say that one of their own crash a police cruiser in a MARTA bus. The crash injured the police officer and the MARTA commuter bus driver. The accountsunt of the incident appearing in U.S. News and World Report suggests that the police officer operating the police vehicle engaged the emergency lights and siren at the time of the accident but was not responding to a call for service. The injuries sustained by both operators appear to be non-life-threatening. The accident cause is under investigation at this time. * 

One Person in Critical Condition After Three-Car Accident in Smyrna, Georgia (GA)

September 12, 2019

SMYRNA, GA. — Police are attempting to contact the family of the operator of a motor vehicle involved in a head-on crash in Smyrna. According to, at least two of the three vehicles in the severe collision appeared to have collided head-on. The accident happened on South Cobb Drive in Smyrna and shut down the road for hours. Smyrna Police and troopers from the Georgia State Patrol responded to the scene. Investigators have not determined what caused the violent crash and are still combing through evidence to reach a conclusion. The medical status of the motorist reported to be in critical condition is not known at this time. *

Hit-and-Run Accident in Richmond County, Georgia Injures 13-Year-Old Boy on His Bicycle

September 12, 2019

RICHMOND COUNTY, GA. — Sheriff’s Deputies from Richmond County opened an investigation into solving a hit-and-run crash that severely injured a 13-year-old teenaged boy who was riding his bike.  WJBF News Channel 6 reported the deputies are searching for a sports car like a Dodge Charger. Authorities have not identified any suspect or the suspect vehicle at this time even though the crash happened around 1 p.m. on a Friday. Authorities expect the thirteen-year-old victim to survive the crash. *

Seat Belt Safety Laws Analyzed by Senate Study Committee

September 09, 2019

GEORGIA – According to an online news report at, the Senate Study Committee on Passenger Vehicle Seat Safety Belts convened to examine existing passenger safety laws and to take measures to impose a requirement for the usage of seat belts in the rear of vehicles.*

NTSB: Autopilot Flaw, Driver Inattention Led to Tesla Crash in Culver City, California

September 08, 2019

CULVER CITY, CA. – According to a news report posted online at, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a preliminary investigative report regarding a Tesla Model S crash that happened in early 2018 in Culver City, California. The agency found that a potential flaw in the Tesla’s Autopilot system and inattentiveness by the driver led to the crash.*

Bicyclist Struck by Tow Truck on Central Ave. in Atlanta, Georgia

September 08, 2019

ATLANTA, GA. – According to a news report published online at, a bicyclist was struck by a tow truck on Central Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia. The cyclist sustained multiple injuries in the accident and was taken to the hospital, according to the report. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.*

Air Mattress Battery Explodes at Home in Eugene, Oregon

September 08, 2019

EUGENE, OR. – According to an online news report published by, an air mattress battery exploded at a home in Eugene, Oregon. The battery reportedly exploded while charging, and firefighters had to respond to the scene to extinguish the flames. Little information about the incident was included in the report, but officials said that no one was injured.*

Lime Electric Bike Explodes in Seattle, Washington

September 08, 2019

SEATTLE, WA. – According to an online article posted by, an electric bicycle from the company Lime reportedly exploded in Seattle, Washington, on the University of Washington campus. A video captured the incident, which Lime has deemed an isolated matter that was the result of tampering with the bike.*

Wrong Way Driver Arrested After Fleeing Scene of Accident on State Road 56 in Pasco County, Florida

September 04, 2019

PASCO COUNTY, FL – According to an online news report at, a man from Land O’Lakes, Florida was arrested after he fled the scene of an accident that occurred on State Road 56. The man, aged 41, from Land O’Lakes, Florida, is facing charges of one count of reckless driving and another for leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.  Both infractions are misdemeanors.  It appears that alcohol was not a factor in the accident, per the Florida Highway Patrol.  There were no injuries that were reported in the accident. *

Deaths Due to Red Light Runners at an All-Time High

September 03, 2019

ATLANTA, GA – According to an online news report at, drivers who run red lights cause the death of two individuals each day.  This is an alarming trend that has law enforcement urging drivers to exercise caution and for cyclists and pedestrians to remain vigilant and alert when on the roadway.*

14-Year-Old Child Injured in Fishing Accident in Bradenton, Florida

September 03, 2019

BRADENTON, FL. – According to an online news report posted at, a 14-year-old child was seriously injured in a fishing accident that occurred in Bradenton, Florida. The events of the accident are not completely clear, but the child’s family says his doctors are calling him a “walking miracle” after the recovery he’s already made.*

Child Hit by Vehicle on Lakewood Rd. in Sebring, Florida

September 03, 2019

SEBRING, FL. – According to a news story reported online at, a child was hit by a vehicle on Lakewood Road in Sebring, Florida. The circumstances leading to the accident have not been fully reported at this time, and Florida Highway Patrol Troopers are still looking into the case to determine the cause.*

Man who Died in Washington County Crash Identified

September 03, 2019

WASHINGTON COUNTY, FL – According to an online news report at, the individual who was involved in a fatal accident has been identified as a male, aged 70, from West Melbourne, Florida. The man died in an accident that occurred on Interstate 10 earlier this week.*

Airman From Seymour Johnson Airforce Base Injured in Motorcycle Crash in Wayne County, North Carolina

September 03, 2019

WAYNE COUNTY, NC – According to an online news report at, emergency personnel and law enforcement were dispatched to the scene of a two-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of Mitchell Road and Pecan Road.  The accident involved a Chevrolet SUV and a motorcycle that was operated by an airman from Seymour Johnson Airforce Base.*

The Reason Why Left Turns are Very Dangerous

September 03, 2019

A lot of people feel anxious about making a left turn before the traffic light changes to red.  It usually appears that traffic zips by through an intersection, sometimes ignoring fact that you have your turn signal on.  When the light turns from green to yellow, if it is safe to do so, you may also be able to turn left.  Exercise extreme caution in these circumstances.  There is the risk of a driver going straight and hitting the side of your vehicle at a high rate of speed, causing a violent collision.

Should You Retain a Personal Injury Attorney for Your Vehicle Accident Claim? Common Myths Revealed

September 03, 2019

When you are involved in a serious, unanticipated collision, you must make important decisions while often feeling handicapped by physical pain, shock, and an unfamiliar situation.  If you have never had to pursue an injury claim through an insurance claim or lawsuit, the process can seem overwhelming without an experienced lawyer to guide you and represent your interests.  An insurance adjuster or investigator might contact you for a recorded or in-person statement.  While the representative from the insurance carrier might seem helpful and friendly, this individual does not have the best interest of potential claimants in mind. The best way to protect and maximize your claim is to understand the common yet unreliable statements you might be told by the other driver’s insurance company.

Report: I-75 in Georgia Among Top 10 Most Dangerous Roadways for Summer Travel

September 02, 2019

GEORGIA – According to an online news report published by, Interstate 75 in Georgia is among the Top 10 most dangerous roadways in the country for summer travel. A company called ASecureLife recently analyzed summer traffic fatalities in the U.S. and ranked highways and interstates according to the number of deadly accidents that occurred on them during the season in 2015, 2016, and 2017.*

Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run at Kmart in Raleigh, North Carolina

September 02, 2019

RALEIGH, NC. – According to a news story posted online by, a pedestrian was injured in a hit-and-run collision that occurred in the parking lot of a Kmart in Raleigh, North Carolina. The news story indicates that police officers located a vehicle they believed to have been involved in the crash a few hours after the accident.*

Woman Tragically Killed in Vehicle Accident in Rockford, Illinois

September 02, 2019

ROCKFORD, IL. – According to a news story reported online at, a woman was tragically killed in a vehicle accident that happened in Rockford, Illinois. Authorities are still in the course of investigating the crash, and the identity of the victim has not been released at this time, according to the report.* 

Jet Ski Accident in St. Johns County, Florida, Leaves Three People Injured

September 02, 2019

ST JOHNS COUNTY, FL. – According to an online news story reported at, a jet ski accident that occurred in St. Johns County, Florida, left three people with injuries. The cause of the accident and the circumstances surrounding the accident have not been reported, and the three victims have not yet been identified, according to the report.* 

What You Need to Know About Georgia Homeowners Insurance

September 02, 2019

If you are a homeowner in Georgia, you likely have homeowners insurance. Usually, people buy these policies when they buy their houses, and barring a disaster, they rarely think about them. Here are some things you should know about homeowners insurance that can better protect you and save you money.

Two People Injured in Wreck on I-95 in Miami-Dade County, Florida

September 02, 2019

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL. – According to an online news story reported at, two people were injured in a wreck that happened on Interstate 95 in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Limited information about the accident has been reported at this time, and the people involved have not been identified by investigators.*

One Killed, One Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Belle Terre Pkwy in Flagler County, Florida

September 02, 2019

FLAGLER COUNTY, FL. – According to an online news story reported at, one person was tragically killed, and another person was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident that occurred on Belle Terre Parkway in Flagler County, Florida. It appears that the collision happened when a pickup truck attempted to turn left in front of the motorcycle.*

North Carolina Schools in Session; Highway Patrol Reminding Drivers to Use Caution

September 02, 2019

NORTH CAROLINA – According to a news report posted at, schools in the state of North Carolina are back in session, and North Carolina State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to use caution. School buses on the road, active school zones, and kids walking to and from school are things drivers should stay alert to while driving during the school year.*

Car, Motorcycle Collide in Girard Township, Michigan

September 01, 2019

GIRARD TOWNSHIP, MI. – According to an online news report posted at, a car and a motorcycle collided in Girard Township, Michigan. The cause and nature of the collision was not reported, and the extent of injuries is not clear at this time. State Police are investigating to determine what happened.*

One-Year-Old Child Tragically Dies After Hit by Vehicle in Okaloosa County, Florida

September 01, 2019

OKALOOSA COUNTY, FL. – According to an online news story reported at, a one-year-old child tragically died after being hit by a vehicle in Okaloosa County, Florida. It appears the accident took place as a driver was pulling out of a private driveway while the toddler was walking by the same driveway. The events of the accident are still under investigation.*

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