One man was recently killed and another listed in critical condition due to a Montana crash. A pickup truck being driven apparently crossed the center line of the road and crashed into a NorthWestern Energy Truck. The passenger of the pickup truck died as a result of the car accident.
The Montana Highway Patrol was continuing their investigation of the accident at the time this incident was reported. It is known that the accident occurred during the early morning hours. A Montana Highway Patrol officer stated that the accident could have occurred due to speeding. It was also reported that alcohol may have played a role in the crash.
Many motor vehicle accidents likely come about due to individuals behind the wheel not taking the law seriously or failing to factor in considerations of safety. Yet as the above accident demonstrates, the failure to drive responsibly can lead to serious injury or even death.
Individuals injured due to car accidents often find themselves faced with a variety of financial costs that they may not be able to meet. They may also due to injuries be forced to take time away from work - even though the bills they are expected to pay keep on arriving. If the other driver happens to be uninsured or underinsured, an injured party may find themselves in an even greater financial bind.
Personal injury attorneys can help these victims out find other avenues for recovery under such circumstances. Besides investigating how such accidents occurred, these attorneys can also negotiate a settlement with parties and locate assets that can be used to pay the injured party off.
Source: KAJ18, "Details emerging in fatal Hamilton crash," Melissa Rafferty, Jan. 15, 2014