An auto accident in Howell, Michigan is again raising concerns amongst residents due to a dangerous intersection. The crash happened on Friday morning when two vehicles t-boned each other at around 9 a.m. The intersection in question is that of M-59 and Hacker Drive. The speed limit is 55 miles per hour and drivers are known to drive over the speed limit. The view turning onto M-59 from Hacker is obstructed and many drivers are struck pulling out from Hacker. In 2010, residents encouraged Michigan Department of Transportation to install a traffic light at the intersection. MDOT conducted a study and believed it was not necessary. They did, however, install a caution light, but unfortunately, traffic accidents continue to occur at the intersection.
Dangerous intersections and roadways are factors that can lead to auto accidents. While irresponsible driving in various forms is the most common cause of auto accidents, there are other factors as well. Dangerous roadways can result in traffic accidents due to the roadways being too narrow, lacking an adequate shoulder, and neglected roadways. If you have been injured in an accident due to a dangerous roadway, it is important to consult an experienced attorney to receive a proper investigation and to obtain the justice and compensation you deserve. Following an accident, individuals who sustain injuries often experience damages in the form of lost wages, medical expenses, property damages, and pain and suffering. In order to receive the maximum compensation, it is necessary to obtain the representation of a skilled personal injury attorney.
The personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord, Meyerkord & Kurth have investigated thousands of auto accidents, many involving dangerous roadways. Our firm is dedicated to accident victims and ensuring that they receive the maximum amount of compensation available for their damages. We have recovered more than $400 million in compensation for our clients and provide a personalized service. For a free consultation, contact our St. Louis office today.