When it comes to car accidents, it's really no surprise that teenagers are considered more likely to be involved in a car accident than their older peers on the road. In fact, the National Center for Health Statistics reports that the leading cause of death for those between 15 and 20 years of age, is from motor vehicle crashes.
A 19-year-old Queens college student was recently convicted of four counts of vehicular manslaughter. The charges stem from a fatal accident in October 2012 that killed four teens.
There is an artist in Denmark, Nicolai Howlat, who has recently published a series of works called "Car Crash Studies." Mr. Howalt went to a police station and photographed cars damaged and destroyed in auto accidents. The result is a series of pictures which are haunting and poignant in their depiction of the violence and power of auto accidents.