A man has died after an auto accident at Walt Disney World Speedway, which is an attraction visited by people from as far away as Arizona and Alaska. According to Florida police, a 36-year-old man was the passenger who was pronounced dead at the scene. The 24-year-old driver suffered only minor injuries and was taken to Celebration Hospital before being released.
Whiplash is a neck injury that is commonly seen in people who are involved in head-on collisions or other auto accidents. The condition is often a combination of injuries that occurs in the cervical spine when the head is violently thrust forward and then suddenly jerked back or from side to side. Most people are unaware that they have suffered a whiplash injury at the accident scene because symptoms do not usually develop until 2 to 48 hours after the crash.
For teens, the last day of school is like Christmas in June. Think about it…no school, longer days, and no homework; all the things a teenage boy or girl dreams about during the school year. For many teens, this summer will be the first with their driver’s license. This also adds a new dimension of excitement and experimentation that will undoubtedly make parents nervous.
The Memorial Day weekend holiday was not without serious auto accidents. According to an azdailysun.com report, three people were injured after a driver going the wrong way crashed into another vehicle. Head-on collisions are very dangerous and are known for leading to fatalities.