Why Are Intersection Accidents Complex Cases?

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Why Are Intersection Accidents Complex Cases?

An intersection is a three or four-way road junction where motorists, truckers, pedestrians, and bicyclists cross paths. Since intersections can be difficult to go through, they are often the main setting for most car accidents. Here at Hernandez Law, we often see drivers sustain serious and life-threatening injuries when involved in an intersection car accident. Intersections are complex, and so are their cases. If you have been involved in an intersection car accident, and have sustained injuries, contact our legal team to get the justice you deserve.

Most Common Types of Intersection Car Accidents

“T-bone” crash

These crashes occur when a driver runs a red light or makes a reckless left turn. These crashes are probably the most confusing since they can occur in many ways, such as: 

    • A driver runs a red light and broadsides a driver who has the right of way.
    • A driver runs a red light and is broadsided by a driver who has the right of way.

Rear-end collision

A Rear-end collision occurs when a driver fails to stop at a red light. Usually, the driver is distracted, speeding, drowsy, or impaired when approaching the intersection. The driver then hits the other motorists who are legally stopped at a red light or stop sign.

Head-on collision

These car accidents occur when a driver’s car turns out of control and hits another car head-on. While these crashes are typically rare, divers involved in head-on collisions sustain severe and even fatal injuries.

Sideswipe 

Sideswipes often happen in intersections with multiple lanes and when two or more cars are simultaneously trying to merge into a lane. This often results in the drivers hitting roadside structures, pedestrians, and bicyclists. 

Expert Intersection Collision Lawyers

If you’ve sustained an injury in a crash, there’s too much at stake to allow insurance companies to decide the outcome of your case for you. That’s why it’s imperative to speak with an experienced car accident attorney at Hernandez Law to learn about all the legal options your case has. After the accident, seek medical help and let our legal team handle the rest. We have the experience of investigating intersection vehicle accidents and collecting all the necessary evidence to prove fault. Our attorneys will fight tirelessly for the compensation you deserve. Contact us online or call our office during normal business hours to learn more about how we can help you and your case. 

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The Law Offices of Roberto Hernandez is here to represent injured individuals throughout of all Utah. This includes accidents such as car crashes, motorcycle accidents, trucking incidents, dog bites, and pedestrian accidents.

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