unavoidable accident

noun

un·​avoid·​able accident
: an accident that is not proximately caused by the negligence of any party or that is unforeseeable or not preventable by exercise of reasonable precautions and for which liability based on fault is not imposed compare act of god

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“Unavoidable accident.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/unavoidable%20accident. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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