Although auto insurance Las Vegas residents use can be seen as a luxury, it is actually a necessity. Every time you go out on the road it is a risk, a risk that will possibly cost you hundreds or thousands of dollars. The affordable monthly premiums are well worth the peace of mind you will have if you are ever the victim or cause of an accident. Everyone has heard about and seen accidents in the news, but what are some of the most famous accidents from a motor vehicle?
Princess Diana. The recent royal wedding was a little reminder of Princess Diana’s fatal car crash in August of 1997. There is a lot of controversy over if the crash was on purpose or truly an accident after the Mercedes crashed into a tunnel pole. Princess Diana’s death is perhaps the most renowned death from a motor vehicle.
James Dean. The famous actor was killed in a Porsche, one of only 90 of its kind, in 1955. Another driver turned into the lane Dean was driving in and collided head on. A fellow actor who had seen the car days before Dean’s death ironically said, “If you get in that car you will be dead in it by this time next week” (car-accidents.com). Dean’s image lives on as he is a iconic symbol of pop culture.
General George S. Patton. The Cadillac Model 75 that was being driven by a PFC was hit by a 2.5 ton truck in the occupied Germany December of 1945. Although no one else was injured and the damage to the vehicles was minimal, General Patton was paralyzed and died from an embolism weeks later. Similar to Diana, many questions still remain about the accident itself; however, the influence he held in World War II is unmatched by any other general in any other war.
A few other names you might recognize:
Steve Prefontaine. That cool runner from Oregon University who swerved and flipped his MG convertible in 1975.
Lisa Left Eye Lopes. That exciting R&B singer from the group TLC who had seven people (none of which were killed) with her in the SUV that lurched off a highway in Honduras in 2002.
Jackson Pollock. That artist that would use paint in unorthodox ways died in a single-car crash in 1956.
The discussion of accidents isn’t the best medium when encouraging people to obtain car insurance Las Vegas residents must have by law. Even so, these popular fatalities create a stir of curiosity and, for some people, fixation. It could happen to anyone and at the drop of a hat. Car insurance Las Vegas drivers are protected by eliminates financial stress in what is usually an emotionally stressful situation. You can only do so much to protect you and your loved ones, but be sure to protect the potential financial stress by speaking to an AccuPro agent today.