Rear end accidents are some of the most common types of car accidents across the entire United States. Rear end accidents can happen quickly and can lead to minor damage and injuries or more substantial problems. Since rear end collisions are the most common type of car accidents in the country, you may be curious about the contributing factors that make these so likely to happen.
If you wind up in a rear end accident, you need to file an injury claim immediately if you intend to recover compensation for your damages.
According to research, there are over 1.7 million rear end crashes every single year across the country. Over 500,000 people will wind up injured and these crashes and these numbers constitute a major portion of fatalities, injuries and highway accidents. A rear end accident can occur for a couple of different reasons.
The rear driver could have been traveling faster than the driver in front and the two vehicles collided together. It could also be possible that an at fault party was driving at an excessive rate of speed and crashed into a driver who was completely stopped. Finally, a rear driver could roll forward at a low rate of speed into the front driver’s car.
Some of the most common causes of rear end crashes include driver fatigue, hazardous weather conditions, aggressive driving, distracted driving and drunk driving. If you have been hurt in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligent or reckless behavior, share your concerns with a qualified personal injury lawyer in San Francisco. We can help you to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for your injuries and it all begins with a consultation to discuss your legal options.