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by Jeff Rasansky - July 2, 2013
Jeff Rasansky
Jeff Rasansky, managing partner of Rasansky Law Firm, is an aggressive Dallas personal injury lawyer with 25 years of legal experience.

I-30 Car Accident Takes Life

WFAA revealed that a man was killed on Interstate 30 on Monday morning, March 25. The accident is still under investigation, though the driver that actually struck the man who was killed is not facing any charges, according to reports. In this particular instance, police are trying to determine exactly what led the man to take a very dangerous action.

The Circumstances

According to the reporting, the man who was killed was on the westbound lane of Interstate 30 at the time of the accident. He had apparently pulled over and exited his vehicle on the interstate. A woman passing by struck the man, killing him on the scene.

At the time of the reporting, the police were trying to figure out what motivated the man to pull over and exited his car on an interstate. They suspect he may have been trying to remove something from the road.

Interstates Are Deadly

Interstates are particularly dangerous places for car crashes. The very design of an interstate is set up so that vehicles can travel at very high speeds, which means that drivers need more time to react to any given hazard. If there are obstructions on the roadway, the proper way to handle it is to call the authorities and let them know. It is far too dangerous for any individual to get out of their vehicle on an interstate and, as this particular story demonstrates, it’s difficult for drivers to stop before they strike someone who has taken this risk.

Interstate accidents oftentimes turned deadly. Whether they occur on crowded exit and entry ramps, on the open interstate itself or on the shoulders of the interstate, the fast traveling traffic and the crowded conditions oftentimes make such accidents result in the worst possible case scenario.

A Texas car accident attorneys can help you if you are the victim of a negligent driver who caused you to become involved in a car accident on the interstate. If you take unreasonable risks, however, you’re putting yourself in a situation where it is almost guaranteed that you’re going to suffer some sort of an injury. Never attempt to approach the roadway on an interstate. If you do have a vehicle emergency on an interstate, try to get off of the interstate or, if you do have to pull over to the side of the interstate, be aware that the traffic is moving so quickly that people will be unlikely to stop to avoid hitting you.

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