Two people were injured and another two were killed in a car accident on Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened in Winston-Salem, North Carolina when a car and a van were involved in a head-on collision on Old Salisbury Road just before 2 p.m. The two deceased victims were pronounced dead at the scene and the two injured were taken to the hospital. Their current condition is unknown and authorities are working to determine a cause.
As the population grows in the United States, naturally there are more drivers on the roadways. The increase in traffic also results in the increase of auto accidents. Traffic accidents occur in various forms including tractor-trailer accident, SUV rollovers, motorcycle crashes, head-on collisions, and DUI accidents to list a few examples. All these accidents have their own set of circumstances, and often share common causes. Reckless and negligent driving is the cause of a large number of crashes. Distracted driving, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, fatigued driving, and speeding are ways a driver operates their vehicle irresponsibly which often leads to a car accident. The severity of crashes range from minor to severe and victims incur damages in the forms of property damage, Injuries, and death.
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