Highway 90 Closed due to an Accident in Baldwin County, Alabama
SEMINOLE, AL – According to an online news report at wkrg.com, a head-on accident occurred on Highway 90 close to Seminole, which ended up causing the road to be closed down to traffic.*
The accident occurred due west of the state line. A person is reported to have been trapped in an automobile and two others injured. A medical helicopter transported at least 1 victim from the accident scene. There are no further details on the accident at this time. The status of the injured parties is not known. The crash remains under investigation by the local police.
In general, the greater the rate of speed that a vehicle is going prior to when a head-on accident occurs, the worse the resulting injuries to victims will be. According to nationwide studies, the impact of two automobiles slamming into each other at 50 mph is the same as a car that is going 100 mph that ends up hitting into a stationary object.
The injuries commonly reported in head-on collisions are as follows:
- Broken bones
- Injuries to the head, including skull fractures
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries, often leading to partial or full paralysis
- Lacerations and contusions
- Organ damage
- Internal bleeding
- Traumatic amputations
- Knee injuries
Oftentimes, victims of head-on collisions sustain serious injuries and require extensive medical care and follow up treatment, including grueling long-term rehabilitation. Some of the worst types of injuries require surgical intervention to repair internal organs and broken bones.
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