Most people go about their days never expecting that something as traumatic as a car accident is going to interrupt the everyday hustle and bustle of life. One recent car accident that occurred in Pennsylvania happened after a driver pulled out from a stop sign. She then collided with another person’s vehicle at the intersection.
Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene. The woman who apparently failed to obey the stop sign was transported to an area hospital. She was treated then released the same day as reported by a spokesperson for the center. The passenger in the second vehicle did complain of pain in her chest but declined to be taken to the hospital by emergency responders.
Car accidents happen quite often on city streets all over the world. Even the most careful drivers in the world cannot completely avoid collisions with others. The victims of this car accident do not appear to have been seriously injured at first glance, but sometimes initial impressions can be misleading. Some car crash injuries appear minor in the first day or two, but progressively grow more painful and severe.
Those who fall victim to a car accident that they believe has been caused by the negligence of another driver may have legal recourse. This legal recourse could include the filing of a personal injury lawsuit. Such a Pennsylvania claim can lead to financial compensation for the injured party, including relevant medical care and any expenses associated with time off of work or damage to a person’s vehicle.
Source: Lebanon Daily News, “Elizabethtown woman hurt in 2-vehicle crash,” Lindsey Mayer, Oct. 24, 2012