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Who Is at Fault for a Head-On Collision?

It is human nature: When something goes wrong, we often seek to assign blame. When it comes to car accidents, however, assigning blame can be important. If another driver was at fault for an accident on Interstate 285 that caused you injury, he or she may be responsible for your costs. This is especially true in the case of head-on collisions. This type of accident is extremely dangerous due to the high-rate of force exhibited at the time of the crash. Often, the result is severe injuries to those involved.

Eight Reasons Why Another Driver Caused Your Head-On Collision

When seeking to determine fault, there are several reasons why the other driver involved in the head-on collision may be to blame. The following are eight examples:

  1. The driver was travelling the wrong way on the road.
  2. The driver crossed over the centerline and crashed into your car.
  3. The driver was speeding.
  4. The driver fell asleep at the wheel and drifted into your lane of traffic.
  5. The driver did not see, read, or follow the road signs correctly.
  6. The driver was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  7. The driver was distracted while driving, such as by texting, talking on the cell phone, or using a navigation system.
  8. The driver attempted to pass another car incorrectly while driving on a two-lane road.

Regardless of the cause of the head-on collision, as a victim of a head-on collision, you may be entitled to compensation. We hope that you found this article helpful and informative. If so, we encourage you to share it with your friends and family on Facebook. It may help encourage them to protect their own rights after an accident.