Auto Accident 2013-05-23T21:54:37+00:00

traffic collision, also known as a traffic accidentmotor vehicle collisionmotor vehicle accidentcar accidentautomobile accidentroad traffic collisionwreck, or car crash, occurs when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree or utility pole. Traffic collisions may result in injury, death, vehicle damage, and property damage.

A number of factors contribute to the risk of collision, including vehicle design, speed of operation, road design, road environment, driver skill and/or impairment, and driver behaviour. Worldwide, motor vehicle collisions lead to death and disability as well as financial costs to both society and the individuals involved.