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Army sergeant dies in Virginia auto accident

by sko | March 10th, 2011

March 10, 2011

An Army sergeant was killed in a Virginia auto accident when his vehicle hit a boulder on the side of Interstate 77, digtriad.com reports.

Law enforcement officials say the driver was killed on impact in the Virginia auto accident.

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, about 80 to 100 Virginia auto accidents between 2006 and 2008 have occurred in the 14-mile stretch where the boulder fell.

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What do you think the Virginia Department of Transportation should do about that stretch of highway where boulders are likely to fall? Do you think signs would be enough to warn drivers, or should the area be reconstructed?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia auto accident, the Virginia auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Man sent to hospital for Virginia auto accident injuries

by sko | March 3rd, 2011

March 3, 2011

A Virginia auto accident resulted in one person being hurt, WSET reports.

Law enforcement officials say a 56-year-old man was attempting to turn when he crashed into an oncoming vehicle driven by a 23-year-old man, who was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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What do you think are the main factors that influence Virginia auto accidents? Do you think some roads see more Virginia auto accidents than others?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia auto accident, the Virginia auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Woman may have violated release terms after Virginia auto accident

by sko | February 24th, 2011

February 24, 2011

A woman who was convicted of a drunk driving Virginia auto accident may have violated the terms of her release, the Washington Examiner reports.

It was agreed that the woman wouldn’t consume alcohol after the Virginia auto accident, but prosecutors say she had recently drank alcohol.

The woman killed one person and injured another in an alcohol-related Virginia auto accident.

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Do you think DUI laws in Virginia should be reformed to keep roads safer? In what parts of the state do you think Virginia auto accidents involving alcohol is a big problem?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia auto accident, the Virginia auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Interstate expansion could reduce Virginia auto accidents

by sko | February 10th, 2011

February 10, 2011

Improvements to an interstate could help traffic flow and decrease Virginia auto accidents.

Parts of Interstate 81 are known for their high-volume Virginia auto accidents, and adding two lanes could reduce the number of accidents and promote economic growth.

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What parts of Interstate 81 do you think need to be expanded to prevent Virginia auto accidents? What concerns do you have about roads in Virginia?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia auto accident, the Virginia auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Thee die in unrelated Virginia auto accidents in 1 weekend

by sko | February 3rd, 2011

February 3, 2011

The lives of three people were claimed in separate Virginia auto accidents within the same weekend, TriCities.com reports.

One man died in a Virginia auto accident when he turned into the crossover on Interstate 81.

A woman died when the car she was driving ran off the side of state Route 709 in a separate Virginia auto accident.

Another woman was killed in a Virginia motorcycle accident when her motorcycle skidded in loose gravel and ran off a bridge.

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What safety tips do you have for other drivers to avoid Virginia auto accidents and Virginia motorcycle accidents? Do you think speed plays a role in most Virginia auto accidents and Virginia motorcycle accidents?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia auto accident or Virginia motorcycle accident, the Virginia auto accident lawyers and Virginia motorcycle accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Tractor trailer, Jeep involved in Virginia truck accident

by sko | January 28th, 2011

January 27, 2011

Two people were injured in a Virginia truck  accident, progress-index.com reports.

A tractor trailer exiting the interstate was crossing into the westbound lane when a Jeep struck it in the Virginia truck accident. The Jeep overturned and the driver suffered minor injuries from the Virginia truck accident. He was taken to a local hospital.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured in the Virginia truck accident.

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How often do you think a tractor trailer is the cause of a Virginia truck accident? What concerns do you have about driving near trucks on the interstate?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia truck accident, the Virginia truck accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Virginia truck accident takes 2 lives

by sko | January 20th, 2011

January 20, 2011

Two people lost their lives after a three-vehicle Virginia truck accident on Interstate 81, according to roanoke.com.

Four other people were also sent to the hospital after the Virginia truck accident.

An 18-wheeler collided with an out-of-control vehicle tractor trailer that was headed north in the Virginia truck accident.

No charges have been made in the Virginia truck accident as the investigation continues.

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What do you think contributes to Virginia truck accidents? Do you think law enforcement officials could do more to prevent Virginia truck accidents?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia auto accident, the Virginia truck accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Fog contributes to Virginia auto accidents

by sko | January 13th, 2011

January 13, 2011

Weather conditions contributed to several Virginia auto accidents.

Fog and snow were to blame for many of the Virginia auto accidents, making it hard for drivers to see, according to wsls.com.

One plow truck driver had trouble with his brakes and drove into a convenience store in a Virginia auto accident.

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Do you think Virginia auto accidents are inevitable when it snows? What safety tips do you have for drivers who drive in the snow?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia auto accident, the Virginia auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Two Virginia wrongful deaths occur in duck-hunting accidents

by sko | January 6th, 2011

January 6, 2010

Two men became victims of Virginia wrongful deaths after drowning in separate duck-hunting accidents, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.

One 28-year-old became a Virginia wrongful death victim when he fell from his boat. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

The other Virginia wrongful death victim was a 20-year-old man on holiday break from school.

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What do you think are the chances of drowning when duck hunting? What safety precautions do you think could have been followed to prevent these Virginia wrongful deaths?

If your loved one or the loved one of someone you know has become the victim of a Virginia wrongful death, the Virginia wrongful death lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Man injured in Roanoke auto accident

by sko | December 30th, 2010

December 30, 2010

A man was sent to the hospital after his car hit a snow plow in a Roanoke auto accident, WSET reports.

The man was traveling south when his vehicle collided with a city snow plow traveling in the opposite direction in the Roanoke auto accident. He was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

The Roanoke auto accident is still under investigation, and charges have not yet been filed.

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Do you think weather plays a role in most Roanoke auto accidents during this time of year? What do you think drivers should do to stay safe on the roads in the winter?

If you or someone you know has been injured in a Roanoke auto accident, the Roanoke auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.