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    Wrong Way Blogs

    A wrong-way driving (WWD) collision is defined as an incident where a vehicle traveling in a direction opposite of the intended and legal flow of traffic on a public road, highway or access ramp and it crashes into another vehicle that is going in the proper direction. This definition does not account for accidents that are attributed to median encroachment or crossover, according to the Federal Highway Administration.

    In the United States, wrong way crashes result in approximately 300 to 400 fatalities annually. This represents roughly one percent of the total number of auto accident fatalities that occur yearly. Despite the lower number of these types of accidents, they tend to be more severe due to the nature of these kinds of head-on-collisions, according to the FHA.

    Fatal Crash On I-20 Blamed On Wrong-Way Driver

    Posted: October 3rd, 2018 | Categories: Wrongful Deaths and Fatalities

    The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) estimates that the majority of wrong-way crashes happen between the hours of midnight and 6:00 a.m. Most often these accidents occur if a driver becomes confused or disoriented. The NTSB reports that most …

    First Texas Driving Death Of 2018 Caused By Wrong-Way Driver

    Posted: January 3rd, 2018 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), there is just an average of 3% of all crashes on the nation’s divided highways that are the result of someone driving in the wrong direction. Each year there is approximately 260 …

    Three Vehicles Involved in Wrong Way Crash On US 75

    Posted: November 15th, 2017 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

    One person is dead and a young woman has been placed under arrest after a deadly wrong-way crash on US 75 Central Expressway just before midnight Thursday in Dallas.

    According to a story that appeared on the DFW/ CBS Local …

    Wrong-Way Driver Caught in Head-On Crash

    Posted: September 13th, 2017 | Categories: Car and Auto Accidents

    A wrong way driver is being blamed for a head-on collision on Interstate 20 in Fort Worth early Friday morning that has left two people were injured.

    According to an article that appeared on NBCDFW.com, Fort Worth police were …

    Four Dead in Wrong-Way Crash

    Posted: April 14th, 2016 | Categories: Wrongful Deaths and Fatalities

    Car crash close upA wrong-way crash in Argyle on Highway 377 has cost the lives of four people Saturday evening.

    According to police in Denton, a Nissan traveling southbound when it crossed into a northbound lane, crashing head-on into a Volvo near Argyle …

    Wrong-Way Driver Kills One on US 175

    Posted: February 17th, 2016 | Categories: Wrongful Deaths and Fatalities

    indexA young man was killed in an accident involving a wrong-way driver that happened on US Highway 175 near County Road in Crandall last week.

    According …

    Wrong-Way Crash Kills Two on the Turnpike

    Posted: October 16th, 2013 | Categories: Crashes, Collisions and Accidents

    Two people have been killed in a wrong-way crash on the President George Bush Turnpike early Sunday.

    A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety said a Mini Cooper with two people inside was going westbound in the eastbound …

    Drunk Driver Goes Into Oncoming Traffic, Jackknives Trailer

    Posted: September 5th, 2013 | Categories: DWI and DUI

    An accident involving a car and a big rig on Highway 75 in Collin County shut down the highway for a number of hours. Wreckage was strewn across several lanes of traffic and caused snarls for traffic travelling in …

    Wrong-Way Crash Kills Both Drivers

    Posted: July 18th, 2013 | Categories: Wrongful Deaths and Fatalities

     

    A driver traveling the wrong-way on Fort Worth Highway caused a head-on accident that left two dead on Thursday afternoon. According to Weatherford police Sgt. Wendy Field, the accident occurred around 4:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of Fort …

    If you become injured, or a loved one is killed as the result of wrong way driver, you need expert legal advice on how to proceed to get you through this difficult time. Our attorneys have countless years of experience in the Dallas courts. Read our materials and give us a call today to schedule a free consultation with our lawyers.

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