As a Seattle car accident attorney, I understand that pile up car accidents are hard to avoid on congested highways. Being caught in a pile up on the highway is extremely dangerous with all different types of vehicles on the road. According to Mail Online, the M5 Motorway was the location of a horrific multi-car pile up that left at least 7 people dead and 51 others severely injured. The crash involved 34 vehicles along the northbound carriageway near Taunton, Somerset. It was described by officials as one of the worst accidents on the M5 highway as numerous cars were set ablaze and later unrecognizable. The death toll was thought to increase as many motorists were trapped inside their mangled vehicles for hours while emergency personal fought tirelessly to clean up the scene. Although this incident occurred in a different country, it is always a possibility that a tragic pile up car accident can occur on Washington highways as well.
Many factors can go into the cause of a multi-car accident due to the unpredictability of the road. Factors such as weather, visibility, environment, and other drivers all should be considered when driving highways at top speeds. Be aware of these factors and drive safely to avoid being involved in tragic car accidents such as this.
If you or a family member have been injured in a car accident, contact an experienced Kent car accident attorney today. Car accidents are extremely devastating and when a pile up happens and numerous lives are lost it is truly a tragedy. Figuring out who is liable in a pile up car accident can be very frustrating. Call me at Premier Law Group and I can help make your decision to take legal action less stressful by dedicating my time to your case in order to protect your rights. For more information and a FREE CONSULTATION, contact me at (206)285-1743.