Norfolk, VA Car Accident Lawyer Report – Petersburg Business Owner is Killed in Crash
Morning fog may have contributed to a crash that killed a salon owner in Petersburg, VA on May 4, 2012, although investigators are still trying to find out what happened.
Police found a woman who had been ejected from a car on Johnson Road near Petersburg High School. The dead woman was identified as 42-year-old Tammie Dingas, the owner of the “Curl up and Dye” Salon on Sycamore Street in Old Towne Petersburg, wtvr.com reported.
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“It’s believed that this was a single car accident. Police do not yet know the cause, but are investigating if morning fog played a role in the accident,” wtvr.com reported.
It’s believed this accident was a single car crash. Soon after finding Tammie Dingas, police discovered a man who has been wandering in nearby woods. It appears he had become disorientated after also being involved in the crash.
As experienced Norfolk, VA car crash injury attorneys, our thoughts are with the family of Ms. Dingas.
Single vehicle accidents are the most prevalent types of accident. They account for about 58 percent of fatal crashes.
As experienced Virginia auto accident lawyers, we see a number of factors behind single vehicle accidents including fatigue, bad weather conditions such as fog, recklessness, speed or driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The fact the victim here had been ejected from a car, suggests she may not have been wearing a seat belt.
Investigators are still working on what caused this accident in Petersburg, VA.