West Virginia motorists see a lot of big rigs on I-70 and other busy highways. It can also be a little intimidating to meet an 18-wheeler on a curve on one of our winding roads. The trailer portion of these rigs often follow the truck on a shorter path and end up left of center on turns.
Even though incidents of medical malpractice may vary in regards to what actually happened, many of these situations have one thing in common: communication was lacking. Health care professionals in West Virginia must communicate with each other and streamline their efforts to disseminate information between parties in a way that is concise and thorough.
A head-on collision can be the scariest type. The drivers of the vehicles may see that the danger is imminent but be unable to prevent the crash from happening. A two-vehicle accident in Malden, West Virginia last week killed two occupants and sent three others to the hospital with critical injuries. Authorities have not released any information as to the cause of the crash. It is unclear whether the investigation is still ongoing at this time.
Driving in the United States is quite dangerous - likely the most dangerous thing the average person will do on a daily basis. And recent trends indicate that the United States is going in the wrong direction when it comes to driving safety.