Most people live with the mentality that bad things can never happen to them, but the shocking truth is that automobile accidents can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of whose fault it may be. It does not matter your class, ethnicity, race or sex, these types of accidents are strikingly more common than you think. Wikipedia keeps a running list of notable people who have died in car accidents.
For reference, here are some individuals that you may recognize the name who have been involved in fatal car accidents:
- Duane Allman-Allman Brothers
- Herb Brooks-US Men’s Olympic Hockey coach
- James Dean-Actor
- Julio Gallo-Gallo Wines
- Lisa Lopes- Member of TLC
- Princess Grace of Monaco
- Princess Diana of Wales
- Sam Kinison-Comedian
- Jane Mansfield-Actress
- Mel Ott- MLB Baseball Hall of Famer
- Paul Walker-Actor
If you ever find yourself involved in an accident, you should consult with an experienced personal injury attorney immediately. Pain and suffering from an auto accident does not discriminate. Please reference my previous blog post to learn 5 things you should know if you ever find yourself in one of these terrible situations.