Broadside or side collisions happen when a vehicle impacts the side of a car, often at an intersection. The distinctive T shape of the two cars is what gives this crash its name. These accidents most often happen when someone fails to yield right of way or when someone drives through a red light or stop sign.
Side collisions in Hollywood can result in whiplash, fractures, spinal cord injuries, TBI, and other serious injuries. Nationwide, these crashes are responsible for 17% of all car accident fatalities.