Its no secret that roadways across the state of Delaware are dangerous. These days, car accidents are happening more frequently due to the sheer number of vehicles sharing roadways. Most accidents are minor fender benders and nothing more than inconveniences. However, a greater number of accidents are proving to be serious or fatal. Recently, a 6-year-old girl lost her life in a tragic accident that also injured several others.
Roadways are becoming increasingly crowded as populations increase in the state of Delaware. As more and more people move here to take advantage of the wonderful economic opportunities available across the state, the sudden influx of traffic often causes frequent congestion on streets and highways. This can make driving one of the most dangerous and difficult daily activities for those who live and work in Delaware. Overcrowded roadways combined with impatient or reckless drivers make car accidents almost inevitable
State officials often update or build infrastructure projects to keep people safe. One Delaware project that has been discussed is the addition of cable median barriers on Route 1. The roadway, which stretches from Christiana through the beaches of Delaware, is a common location for fatal car accidents. However, there are questions as to whether investing in cable median barriers is a possibility anytime soon.
It's no secret that certain locations seem to be hotbeds for car accidents. A recent fatal accident on Del. 1 made headlines after a father and his four daughters were killed. This is just one of multiple fatal car accidents on the Delaware highway, all of which included vehicles entering oncoming traffic after crossing the median. Here are just a few of the recent incidents.
It can be frightening to see or be involved in an emergency incident. There are many possible emergency situations that may arise around Delaware, such as car accidents or farming equipment injuries. These situations may require immediate medical response, and those who have basic information about what to do will be better equipped to respond.
Collisions can often cause vehicles to run off the road. Depending where the vehicles in car accidents like this end up and whether they flip when going off road, serious damage to the vehicles involved and the people inside them can be the result. A recent drunk driving incident in Delaware cause two colliding trucks to fly off the road and into a nearby marsh.
Despite the nearness of spring, the winter weather is still evident in Delaware and other parts of the country. Sadly, many tragic car accidents occur as a result of winter weather and icy road conditions. Recently, an icy road may have been a factor in a fatal collision between two vehicles.
When one reaches a certain age, it is likely that a serious illness is considered the greatest threat to one's well-being. Unfortunately, neither age nor experience can be a safeguard against being involved in serious car accidents. Sadly, the news of the most recent fatality was in connection to an 85-year-old Delaware woman.
In the blink of an eye, a collision with another vehicle can change a person's life. Serious car accidents can result in permanent injury, hefty medical bills and even death. Sadly, two people were seriously injured in a recent Delaware collision; one victim did not survive.
Many areas across the country have homeowners with large light displays around this time of year. Many flock to view the displays due to their numerous lights, themed shows, uncountable character blow-ups and activities for families to enjoy. The displays have not only become a tradition for many, but they may also become a traffic nightmare. Car accidents are bound to happen. Unfortunately, the crowds drawn to a popular light display in Delaware resulted in one man's death.