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Van Driver Killed in Accident With Semi Truck Operator

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Auto Accidents

A woman was recently killed and two children were injured after an accident involving a minivan and semi-truck that occurred in Van Buren County’s Hartford Township. Michigan law enforcement reported that on arrival, they discovered that the woman was driving the minivan. The two children in the minivan were subsequently taken to a nearby medical facility where […]

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Types Of Defective Roads In Michigan

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Auto Accidents

Well-constructed roadways are an important element of driving. When roads fall below accepted standards, there is a significant risk of people being injured. Recently, a motorist was knocked unconscious after a piece of concrete came off of Highway 969 and crashed through the driver’s windshield. The woman was taken to a nearby hospital with critical injuries, but […]

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Tips To Protect Your Teenage Driver

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Auto Accidents

A tragic motor vehicle accident in the Shepherd area recently resulted in the death of a teenager. The accident occurred early on a Sunday morning at the intersection of two roads. The exact way in which the accident occurred has not yet been disclosed. Statistics reveal that vehicular accidents are the leading cause of death among […]

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Tips to Avoid School Bus Accidents

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Auto Accidents

A recent accident between a truck and a school bus occurred in Iosco County that resulted in one individual being sent to the hospital after being cut out of the vehicle. While the bus was in the process of making a left turn from US-23 to Aulerich Road, the vehicles collided. The truck’s driver is reported to […]

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The Causes of Vehicle Fires

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Auto Accidents

Recently, a serious accident involving a semi truck occurred that resulted in the temporary closure of I-696 near Woodward because part of the road was damaged. There were three motor vehicles involved in the accident, including a tractor trailer. A motor vehicle operator who was traveling westbound reported large clouds of smoke and intense flames coming from […]

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Steps To Avoid Intersection Accidents

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Auto Accidents

All motorists in Michigan must remember the importance of stopping fully at intersections. The Federal Highway Administration reports that 2.5 million intersection accidents occur each year. Recently, a motorist collided with another vehicle in Michigan, which resulted in the deaths of five individuals. The accident occurred approximately 35 miles northwest of Detroit. Speed limits at the intersection are reported […]

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Reasons Why Vehicle Collisions with Trains Occur

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Auto Accidents

A teenager in Zeeland Township, Michigan recently died after her motor vehicle collided with a train. The driver had just exited a private driveway when the accident occurred. The motor vehicle tried to cross the railroad tracks and was struck on the passenger side by the train. The train was traveling at a rate of 35 […]

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What Pedestrians Can Do To Stay Safe

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Auto Accidents

A boy in Petoskey recently died from injuries that were incurred as the result of an accident involving one vehicle and two pedestrians. The accident occurred when a vehicle collided with two pedestrians, a mother and her son who were walking a bicycle along the road. While the mother was treated for injuries at a local hospital […]

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Michigan Wrong-Way Accidents

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Auto Accidents

A man in Newport, Michigan was killed after a wrong-way collision with another motor vehicle traveling on Interstate 280. One man was driving south in the northbound lane of I-280 after he started traveling the wrong direction on the road and was struck head-on by another vehicle. After the collision, both motor vehicles came to rest in […]

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Michigan Pedestrian Killed In Crossing Accident

Posted on behalf of Jay Trucks Law on September 19, 2018 in Auto Accidents

At the beginning of 2018, a pedestrian was killed in an accident in Hayes Township in Clare County. The accident occurred when the pedestrian was walking across a street and struck by a vehicle. Fortunately, a second pedestrian who was crossing the road at the time was not injured in the accident. The pedestrian was pronounced dead […]

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