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Car accidents: Head-on collision kills 1, injures 1 in Montana

In some cases, reacting to the decisions of another driver can be a challenging task. When a vehicle drifts off course and into the wrong lane of traffic, nearby drivers may be left with little to no time to swerve and avoid collision, and car accidents involving similar circumstances run the unfortunate risk of placing everyone involved in danger. One person has died and another was rushed to the hospital for medical care after after a recent head-on crash in Montana.

Authorities have advised that the accident took place on a recent Sunday morning after a driver lost control of her vehicle while traveling downhill. The vehicle proceeded to cross into the oncoming lane of traffic and into the path of a truck. Although the driver of the truck attempted to move onto the shoulder, the first vehicle proceeded to collide with his truck head-on shortly thereafter.

The driver who caused the crash was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck suffered severe injuries and was rushed to a hospital for treatment. Although the accident remains under investigation, no further information was provided as to what might have caused the driver of the first vehicle to lose control and veer into oncoming traffic.

Those who suffer serious injuries in car accidents may face a variety of hardships in life following the crash, physical and financial alike. If the other driver is deemed at fault, the victim could choose to consult with an attorney for advice on the available options for legal recourse. An attorney in Montana can examine a client's injuries and monetary needs and assist in pursuing the restitution deserved through a personal injury claim.

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