What Does It Mean To Be T-Boned?
There are many different types of car accidents that a person could be involved in. Some are minor such as fender benders, while others are quite serious and can lead to severe injuries. T-boned car accidents tend to be of a more serious nature. But what exactly is a T-boned car accident? A T-boned car accident, also known as a side-impact collision, occurs when one vehicle runs into another vehicle head-on into the side panels of the vehicle where the doors are found on either the driver or passenger side. In this type of accident the two cars collide in a way that creates a T shape, hence the name T-boned.
T-boned car accidents most frequently happen at intersections where one or sometimes both parties have entered the intersection illegally and there isn’t enough time for the drivers to react and get out of each other’s way. In car t-boned accidents it is not uncommon for the driver that runs into the vehicle to have blown through a stop sign or red light. Because these accidents typically occur when a driver is not paying attention to road signs and signals, they have usually not reduced their speed and so t-boned collisions can lead to very serious injuries.