The country is made up of government districts, one of which is East Northamptonshire. This forms the north-eastern corner of the county of Northamptonshire. It is thought that around 88,872 people live there, although this may have increased slightly since the last estimate was made in 2014. East Northamptonshire road traffic accidents do occur, but thankfully most of the incidents that happen are relatively small and inconsequential.
With that said, even the smaller road accidents that don’t lead to serious injury can still leave some people nursing more minor injuries. For example, if your seatbelt locks to keep you in place, you can suffer bruising from it. You might also experience whiplash, which is one of the most common injuries people might suffer in this situation.
Examples of road traffic accidents
Accidents happen in a variety of ways. Failing to notice or stop at a red light, neglecting to drive under the speed limit and driving while drunk could all potentially lead to accidents occurring.
The main thing to remember is that many accidents involve people who did nothing to be injured. For example, they might be driving along the road only for someone to drive out and hit them. They may even be crossing the road on foot and be hit by a cyclist or a vehicle. There are so many ways accidents may potentially occur, and many of them can and should be avoided. While this is the case, many accidents do still happen on a daily basis, wherever you are in the country. That’s why it is important to focus on protecting yourself.
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The main thing to do after any kind of RTA is to seek medical help for any injuries you may have. Even if you think you only have minor injuries, you may expect to feel a lot worse the next day with aches and pains at the very least.
Just as you’d seek medical help for injuries, you should also seek legal advice from the point of view of seeking compensation if someone else was to blame. You can do this by calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 regarding your own accident. Any East Northamptonshire road traffic accidents can potentially result in compensation being paid to innocent parties, so find out now whether that might include you.
Date Published: 14th August 2014
Author: David Brown