Personal Injury Accident News Roundup- June 10
Florida is not the safest state to live in according to WalletHub. Florida comes in at the 38th safest state based on 25 different safety measures including the number of assaults per capita to the unemployment rate and estimated losses from natural disasters.
A hit-and-run in Kalamazoo, Michigan killed 5 bikers and injured 4 others. A pickup truck hit the bicyclists without warning. Police says that they got several calls reporting the truck driving chaotically. The 50-year-old driver was charged with five second-degree murder charges.
In 2014, there were 726 bicyclists killed and an additional 50,000 injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes. Click here for the full report. #ShareTheRoad
This is a great resource for all drivers to understand distracted driving laws, especially if you are traveling by car in another state. In Florida, there is a ban on texting for drivers of all ages (Secondary law).
A Ruskin mother who had three previous DUI violations caused a wrong-way crash with her toddler in the car, involving two Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies in an unmarked truck (WTSP).