During Halloween, the chances of auto accidents occurring may be even greater for various reasons. Aside from a noticeable increase in pedestrian and vehicle traffic due to trick-or-treating and other holiday celebrations, some people also get behind the wheel after drinking too much on Halloween. Sadly, these behaviors can increase the likelihood of a crash which may cause devastating injuries or even the loss of innocent lives. If you were involved in an accident that occurred on or around Halloween, this may sound all too familiar. Whether you are facing the loss of someone you loved or a serious injury, our law firm recognizes the importance of assessing different options on the table and moving forward.
Sadly, some traffic accidents that take place on Halloween involve children, immediately bringing an end to the joy and excitement that they may experience during the holiday. Although it is important for drivers to be aware of the potentially greater chances of a traffic crash during this time of year and on other holidays, such as Christmas and New Year's Eve, many accidents take place because of another person's recklessness and simply could not have been prevented by a responsible driver who found themselves involved in the wreck. Unfortunately, many innocent lives have been claimed and even more turned upside down due to debilitating injuries, some of which follow a person around for the rest of his or her life.
Traffic accidents can be incredibly tough, especially when they occur on a holiday. However, victims should stand firm. Our car accidents page has more on traffic collisions.