A head on collision occurs is defined as a type of auto accident that involves two vehicles traveling in opposite directions that collide directly with each other.
Have you or someone you love been injured in a head-on collision that was caused by another motorist? You should contact a Cincinnati head-on collision lawyer.
The car accident attorneys at O’Connor, Acciani & Levy have deep sympathy for those injured during head-on collisions and will fight for the justice of all injured victims.
We proudly operate on a contingency fee basis, which means that we will not charge you for our services unless a winning verdict or settlement has been made and you recover and will fight for the justice you deserve.
Common Causes Of Head On Wrecks
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted a statistic demonstrating that nearly one out of every 50 accidents that occur in the United States is an opposite-direction accident.
This statistic makes these types of accidents one of the most dangerous and injury causing type of accident across our roadways, simply due to the fact that there is a great force generated during the impact.
Some common causes of opposite-direction accidents include:
- Adverse Weather Conditions
- Distracted Driving
- Excessive Speeding
- Failing to Obey Traffic Signals
- Fatigued Driving
- Improper Passing
- Road Hazards
- Texting while Driving
- Tire Blowouts
- Turning Into Oncoming Traffic
These are all primary causes of opposite-direction accidents, while there may be several other causes which were not listed. In any case, as mentioned above, these accidents generate a great amount of force and are sadly associated with injuries and fatalities.
Opposite-Direction Accident Injuries
Judging by a side by side comparison on the number of car accident injuries which occur in Ohio each year, the total number of injuries has in fact decreased from 2007 to 2011, according to the Ohio Department of Public Safety.
Unfortunately, many of these injuries are the result of driver negligence and could have been prevented.
Some of the most common opposite-direction accident injuries include:
- Airbag Injuries
- Broken Bones
- Broken Glass Injuries
- Corneal Abrasions
- Dental Injuries
- Facial Injuries
- Internal Injuries
- Loss of Limb
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Wrist Injuries
Contact a Cincinnati Head-On Collision Attorney Today
After an accident, our legal team recommend seeking medical attention no-matter if injuries are evident or not. Often times, brain injuries will not be apparent until hours after an accident. This medical attention will allow you to record any injuries that occur and can be used by our injury attorneys to develop a robust case against these negligent and injury causing individuals. Schedule a consultation with our Cincinnati head-on collision lawyers today.