Minor Injuries Sustained in Highway 299 Collision
CHP reported a head-on collision in Weaverville on Wednesday afternoon, July 20th.
It was at about 2:18 p.m. on Highway 299 when two vehicles crashed under unclear circumstances.
One person suffered minor injuries as a result.
It is unclear if there were any others injured from the accident.
Tow trucks were also needed to remove the vehicles from the scene.
Investigators are actively working to determine liability.
Head-on collisions are without a doubt the most dangerous types of crashes. They may only account for 2% of accidents, however they make up 10% of all deadly crashes.
The Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) has found that:
- 75% of head-on crashes happen in rural areas
- They are most common on two-lane highways
- Failure in negotiating a curve on the road causes 23% of all fatal head-on collisions
- 58% of head-on collisions result in a fatality
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.