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Car accidents: 5 Teens ejected when car rolls, 15-year-old dies

Losing the life of a teenager is devastating for a family and often for an entire community. Sadly, fatal car accidents involving teenagers happen frequently in Ohio. Union County police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a 15-year old boy on a recent Friday evening.

Who is responsible for autonomous car accidents?

It seems like everyone is excited about the advent of automated, computer controlled cars with "auto-pilot" features. The theory is that these cars will reduce accidents caused by human error. In particular, drunk driving accidents are theoretically going to disappear from our roads, because anyone who has had too much to drink can simply set the car on auto-pilot and avoid the risks associated with drunk driving.

Car accidents: Ohio cheerleader dies when car leaves roadway

Auto crashes are said to be the cause of a significant percentage of teenage deaths. Along with inexperience, the new-found freedom may lead to speeding, and in some cases, alcohol plays a role when car accidents claim young lives. A community in Ohio is still reeling after the tragic death of a 15-year-old cheerleader.

Technology to stop backup accidents seems to be working

Since its introduction a few years ago, backup safety technology has supposedly reduced accidents significantly. In fact, in 2014, the U.S. National Highway Safety Administration (NHSA) declared that it would mandatory for all auto makers to integrate backup cameras in all new builds beginning in May of 2018.

Car accidents: Driver crashes into oncoming emergency vehicle

When drivers do not know how to act when emergency vehicles such as ambulances approach, confusion can lead to chaos. Drivers must create safe passage for emergency vehicles through traffic, and negligence can cause multi-car accidents that could have devastating consequences. Several people suffered injuries of unknown severity when such a crash occurred in Warren County on a recent Friday.

Car accidents: Single-car crash kills driver and 1 passenger

Drivers in Ohio are always at an increased risk during this time of the year when roads can be slick from being covered with ice. Such conditions could even be challenging for experienced drivers, and teenage drivers may be caught unaware if they encounter slippery patches. Sadly, car accidents caused by ice covered roads often lead to fatalities.