Idaho State Police reported a failure to yield car accident near Idaho Falls. The car accident occurred on US26 near Beaches Corner. A car driving southbound failed to yield striking an oncoming vehicle driving eastbound. The car continued through the intersection, drove off the road hitting a road sign and then went through a parking lot and came to rest against the corner of a building. The vehicle struck in the intersection came to rest on the right shoulder of the intersection. While the driver that was hit did not suffer injuries and was wearing a seatbelt, the driver that failed to yield was not wearing a seatbelt. This driver was transferred to a nearby medical center for evaluation of injuries in Idaho Falls.
Failure to Yield Car Accident Statistics
Thousands of car accidents and injuries occur every year from drivers failing to yield. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported more than 3,100 fatal car accidents in 2011 due to failure to yield.
Failure to Yield is Negligent Driving
When a driver causes a car accident due to failing to yield the right of way, it is considered negligent driving. If you believe you have been involved in a car accident where the other driver failed to yield to your right of way, contact our law office immediately. The law office of Brent Gordon Law Firm will fight for your compensatory damages. These damages may include things such as out-of-pocket expenses, medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, etc. Call our Idaho Falls law office at (208) 552-0467 or our Pocatello law office at (208) 232-7274 today for a free consultation. We can usually tell you over the phone if you have a good case. This is your opportunity to discuss your personal injury case with an experienced, aggressive and trusted attorney.
To read the Idaho Rules of the Road regarding yielding the right of way, click here.
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