Types of Car Accidents
Side-impact car accidents (also know as T-bone accidents) are the result of the front of one vehicle hitting the side of another vehicle. Side-impact car accidents are actually the second most deadly type of car accident, and nearly 9,000 people die every year due to this type of auto accident.
Milwaukee Side-Impact Car Crashes
Side-impact car accidents commonly happen at intersections, where drivers make unsafe or illegal lane changes. If a vehicle runs a red light or stop sign, there’s an increased chance that they will hit an oncoming car, resulting in a side-impact collision. And, unfortunately, because few vehicles are equipped with side airbags, side-impact crashes are inherently more dangerous than some other types of car accidents.
Protecting Yourself from T-Bone Accidents
The only real ways to protect yourself and your family from serious injury due to a side-impact crash is to 1) have side-impact airbags installed in your vehicle and 2) to strengthen the side structures of your vehicle. These precautions will help cushion passengers in the event of a side-impact crash and provide extra support should you be hit by a larger vehicle.
Get a Free Consultation with Milwaukee Car Accident Attorney
If you or someone you know has suffered injuries in a side-impact car accident that was not their fault, seek the advice of a qualified Milwaukee car accident lawyer like Karl Gebhard. Milwaukee auto accident lawyer Karl Gebhard offers free legal consultations, and because he works on a contingency basis, he will not accept any fees for his legal services until he successfully wins a case.
For your free consultation, call today at 414-873-6550.