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June 2015 Archives

Traumatic brain injuries are costly for Oklahomans

Brain injuries for individuals living with them have been described as a silent epidemic. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are the number one killer in the United States of individuals under 44 and kill more individuals under the age of 34 than all diseases combined. TBIs can result in long-term problems and disabilities for sufferers and victims.

Truck accidents are a serious concern for Oklahomans

When truck accidents take place, they commonly involve collisions between a truck and a passenger vehicle. A variety of different types of truck collisions can take place, including when passenger cars are rear-ended by trucks, sideswiped by trucks or are hit head on by trucks. Because of the size disparity between passenger vehicles and semi-trucks, semi-truck accidents can commonly be fatal and victims can suffer catastrophic injuries.

What are the risks of SUV accidents?

This blog recently discussed the serious injuries and harm that can result from SUV accidents. Statistics show that the largest number of fatal car accident victims are occupants of passenger vehicles, including SUVs. In addition, SUVs are more likely to be involved in rollover crashes. During 2013, there were a total of 621 fatal car accidents in Oklahoma, which resulted in 678 deaths.

Oklahoma SUV accidents injures five; inattentive driver blamed

Unfortunately, because of their relatively powerful nature and larger size, SUV accidents can cause a multitude of different types of injuries and harm. That was the case recently in a nearby Oklahoma community, located just about two hours east of Oklahoma City. The two-SUV accident left five people injured. Police and Life Flight were called to the scene of the SUV accident. According to authorities, the accident occurred when one of the SUVs made contact with the back of the other SUV, causing both SUVs to roll.

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