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Every day, people in British Columbia are injured in car accidents that are caused by the negligence of others or similar factors out of their control. If you were hurt in a car accident because of a negligent driver, we may be able to help you claim the compensation you deserve.

Woman suffers fractured spine in hit-and-run crash

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police made a recent appeal to residents across British Columbia, particularly in Vernon, for information regarding a driver who recently caused a crash that severely injured a 44-year-old woman and then fled the scene without providing assistance. The Dec. 3 accident reportedly happened at around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Alexis Park Drive and 38th Avenue.

2 women die in separate British Columbia highway accidents

Police say that two women are dead and one person was airlifted to hospital after separate collisions on highways in the province during the final weekend of August. The crashes follow the province increasing speed limits on the roads earlier this year. Police say that they responded to several accidents by the end of Aug. 30.

Woman successfully sues husband for crashing into moose

A British Columbia woman will be receiving more than $3 million from her husband's insurance company as the result of injuries she received in 2008 when her husband crashed their vehicle into a moose. The couple and their two children were travelling north on Highway 37 when a moose entered the road from the opposite side, crossed over the oncoming lane and entered the lane occupied by the family's vehicle.

Alcohol, speed possible factors in fatal bridge crash

British Columbia authorities say that alcohol and speed could have been factors in a fatal accident on the Granville Street Bridge in Vancouver. The rear-end collision happened about 4 a.m. on July 31, forcing police to close the southbound lanes for several hours during their investigation.

Driving about 5 times as risky for men

Data from British Columbia and across Canada shows that men are more frequently the victims of fatalities in vehicular accidents than women by a ratio of nearly five to one. Safety advocates think they might need to focus informational campaigns at younger males in order to reduce the death toll. In 2012, two dozen women and 121 men reportedly lost their lives in British Columbia car accidents.

2-vehicle crash in British Columbia kills 1, injures 4

A two-vehicle accident near Kamloops claimed one life and caused four other people to suffer injuries. The accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. on June 9 on Highway 5 near the Rayleigh ball fields. A man was driving alone in a northbound red and white pickup truck at the same time that a blue pickup truck was heading in the opposite direction carrying a driver and three passengers.

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