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10 die in Virginia auto accidents over holiday weekend

by los | June 11th, 2010

June 10, 2010

According to the Richmond-Times Dispatch, 10 men and women died in 10 accidents across Virginia over the Memorial Day weekend, compared to seven last year.

Of the 10 people killed in Virginia auto accidents, three were motorcyclists and one was a pedestrian. Some of them occurred in Virginia Beach, among other places in Virginia.

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Do you thing Virginia law enforcement did enough to keep the roads safe over the Memorial Day weekend? What else do you think should have been done to keep motorists safe from Virginia auto accidents?

If you or someone you know has been in a Virginia auto accident, the auto accident lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help.

Man dead after Virginia Beach accident

by los | June 3rd, 2010

June 3, 2010

A Virginia Beach man is dead after law enforcement officials say he had been drinking and not wearing a seatbelt, according to WAVY.com.

The 20-year-old Virginia Beach man was driving a Ford Focus. He veered off the highway, hit a light pole and overturn several times.

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Do you think the summer months are more likely to involve Virginia Beach drunk driving accidents? What do you think law enforcement officials should to enforce Virginia Beach drunk driving laws and keep others safe?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia Beach auto accident, the auto accident lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help.

Roanoke authorities want to keep motorists safe

by los | May 28th, 2010

May 27, 2010

The Roanoke Times reports Roanoke County police officers want to promote safety during the Memorial Day weekend, which is one of the deadliest Virginia highway holidays.

Virginia seat belt usage still lags the nation. About 82 percents of motorists in Virginia used seatbelts, compared to the U.S. average of 84 percent.

Virginia also logged 756 traffic fatalities in 2009, the lowest since Virginia traffic death counts began in 1966.

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Do you think Roanoke County authorities do enough to keep Virginia highways safe during Memorial Day weekend? What do you think should be done to keep Virginia motorists and their families safe from Virginia auto accidents?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Roanoke auto accident, the Norfolk auto accident lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help.

Virginia Beach motorcyclist killed

by los | May 20th, 2010

May 20, 2010

A high-speed Virginia Beach motorcycle accident has left one man dead.

The Daily Press
reports that a 37-year-old was driving his Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle down London Bridge Road in Virginia Beach and was struck by a Lincoln Town Car.

The 37-year-old motorcycle driver was thrown from his motorcycle, and the Virginia Beach man driving the Lincoln Town Car is being charged with driving under the influence.

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More Virginia Beach people are seen on motorcycles as the weather continues to get warmer. Do you think Virginia Beach motorcyclists are safe? What are some of the biggest safety issues for Virginia motorcyclists?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia Beach auto accident, the auto accident lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help.

Speed, alcohol play role in Virginia Beach crash

by los | May 14th, 2010

May 13, 2010

A Virginia Beach accident left two people seriously injured, WAVY.com reports.

A Ford Explorer rolled into a Virginia Beach field while trying to negotiate an “S” curve on Morris Neck Road in Virginia Beach.

The report says speed and alcohol appear to be factors.

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Do you feel safe on Virginia Beach roads? Is there a part of Virginia Beach that concerns you where accidents are more likely to occur?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia Beach auto accident, the auto accident lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help.

Teenage girl dies in Virginia auto accident

by los | April 30th, 2010

April 29, 2010

A 14-year-old girl was killed in a single-vehicle Virginia auto accident.

According to starexponent.com, the Virginia State Police say the 14-year-old was the front-seat passenger in a 2006 Ford F-150.

A 16-year-old driver, who also had two 17-year-olds in the vehicle with him, crested a hill, lost control and struck some trees.

Virginia State Police said speed was a factor in the accident.

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What concerns you most about teen drivers? Do you think they need more restrictions?

If you or someone you know has been in a Virginia auto accident, the Norfolk auto accident lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help.

Virginia Beach man dies after cigarette fire

by los | April 16th, 2010

April 14, 2010

A 74-year-old Virginia Beach man is dead after he lit a cigarette in his bedroom and started a fire.

According to an article on FireEngineering.com, a caretaker for the Virginia Beach man found him unconscious and called 911.

Smoke inhalation appeared to be the cause of death, but the Virginia Beach medical examiner will determine the cause of death, the article said.

The article also reported that the home didn’t have working smoke detectors.

How often do you check the smoke detectors in your family’s home to make sure they’re working? Do you also check the smoke detectors of your loved ones?

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If your loved one or the loved one of someone you know has been wrongfully killed in Virginia Beach, the Norfolk Personal Injury Attorneys at Lowell Stanley can help.

Car accident leaves young girl in critical condition

by los | April 12th, 2010

April 8, 2010

A 20-year-old woman who was injured in a car accident was left in critical condition in a Roanoke, Virginia, hospital.

The woman was taken to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital after the accident that happened at the intersection of U.S. 58 and Carver Road. According to the Martinsville Bulletin, she was driving an Isuzu Trooper that hit a tree past the intersection.

The article reported that four others were in the car when the Roanoke auto accident happened. A Virginia State Police Trooper said the 20-year-old appeared to be the most seriously injured.

With spring break travel at its peak, what precautions will you take to ensure the safety of you and your family?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia car accident, the personal injury lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help.

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Two killed in Richmond auto accident

by los | March 26th, 2010

March 18, 2010

Richmond Times-Dispatch reported a Virginia car accident occurred on Interstate 295 last Friday evening, in which a man and a woman were killed.

A 71-year-old man caused the Richmond auto accident when his car crossed the median and crashed into another car coming from the opposite direction.

A 38-year-old man and a female passenger were killed as a result of the Virginia auto accident.

The elderly man who caused the Richmond car accident suffered minor injuries and was treated at VCU Medical Center. Police stated they charged the man with reckless driving.

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The Norfolk car accident lawyers at Lowell Stanley can help if you were injured in a Virginia auto accident.

Complaints cite traffic lights causing Richmond auto accidents

by los | March 26th, 2010

February 25, 2010

WTVR-TV reported a number of complaints were filed regarding traffic lights at the intersection of North First and East Grace in Richmond, which are causing a number of Virginia auto accidents.

Two Richmond auto accidents were reported at the intersection in 2007. An additional two accidents were reported in 2008 and then eight accidents were reported in 2009.

There was a Richmond car accident at the intersection over the weekend, which led officials to investigate the number of accidents occurring at the same intersection.

Officials are looking into taking appropriate steps to redesign the traffic lights at the intersection to help prevent further Richmond auto accidents.

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The personal injury attorneys at Lowell Stanley can help if you were injured in a Virginia auto accident.