The Cotswolds is arguably one of the most stunning parts of England. The Cotswolds Hills can be found here, and the area is spread out over six counties. It includes many towns and villages, some of which are among the most beautiful you will see anywhere. The reality of suffering a Cotswolds car accident in this setting is something few will ever experience, but things can and do go wrong on the roads throughout the country, so you could be unlucky.
Several major motorways are positioned around the area, with main A-roads snaking through it and allowing access to the towns, villages, and attractions in the Cotswolds. While residents will be familiar with the setting, visitors may take their time to get their bearings.
How might a Cotswolds car accident occur?
There are many reasons why car accidents happen. One of the main all-encompassing reasons is simply lack of attention. Someone might be distracted by their mobile phone, their satnav or their map. In other cases, people drive too fast for the conditions or the location. Country roads can be just as hazardous – if not more so – than main roads and motorways, so we must always pay adequate attention and ensure we do not put others at risk.
While many accidents are minor and do not incur any injuries at all, even a minor accident can lead to injuries such as whiplash and seatbelt-related bruising. Of course, the greater the speed involved, the more chance there is the injuries suffered will be more serious.
Speak to someone who can help
When you’ve been in a Cotswold car accident accident, you’re likely to feel shocked and stunned by what has occurred. You may not realise until later that you had nothing to do with what happened, other than being an innocent victim. You might realise the other party in the accident caused it to happen, and if you suspect this is true, you should call our team today. There is a time limit of three years for most personal injury claims, and that time will soon fly by.
Accident Advice Helpline can be reached on 0800 689 0500 (or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile). Either way, we can advise on whether you can claim compensation for your Cotswolds car accident. With the chance to make a no-win, no-fee claim with the assistance of one of our in-house personal injury lawyers, you are closer to getting some answers than you may have believed was true. We are here and ready to help you.
Date Published: 6th April 2017
Author: Rob Steen