June 3, 2013
Speed-related auto accidents are a major problem on today’s highways. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that approximately one-third of all fatal crashes are caused by vehicles driving too fast.
A recent Hampton Car Accident that involved a speeding vehicle was responsible for leaving two people seriously injured. Reports indicate the crash happened yesterday at around 6 p.m., along Beach Road.
According to an article from WVEC 13 News, residents in the area had called the Hampton Police Department to investigate reports of a speeding vehicle along the road. When police arrived though, they discovered a 1992 Honda Civic had left the roadway and crashed into the front of a home.
Both the 25-year-old driver of the vehicle and his 20-year-old passenger were injured as a result of the accident and were taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Records show a staggering number of speed related incidents in the area recently. Records indicate that in the last five years, a total of 69 complaints of speeding have been made on the road, with 841 tickets being issued along the same stretch. Officers have vowed to continue working to improve highway safety in the area.
The Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers with Lowell “ The Hammer” Stanley recognize the dangers involved with speeding and ask motorists to always obey the posted speed limit of the road being traveled.