Car accidents are sometimes more serious than a normal fender-bender, and the injuries that are the result of these accidents are also tragically more severe. Serious injury or even death is a very real possibility if two cars collide while traveling at normal speeds under the wrong conditions. Unfortunately, a fatal car accident recently took the life of one Massachusetts woman.
The accident occurred in the evening of Nov. 27. Emergency personnel arrived soon after the accident happened and rushed the woman to a medical center. She then later succumbed to her injuries and tragically passed away that night. The woman was 22 years old at the time of the accident.
The other driver who was involved in the collision was treated for minor injuries that he or she suffered in the collision. The crash was so extensive that the road it took place on was shut down for several hours to allow for investigations and clean-up to be administered. The accident is still under investigation at this time.
This time can be very traumatic for the family of the victim of a fatal car accident. The final expenses of the Massachusetts woman and any other financial responsibilities that have been placed on the family because of their loss do not make this any easier. Depending on the circumstances of the accident, the family may have the right to seek compensation to help pay for these final items. Restitution can often relieve some of the stress that is often left on the family and allow them to focus on coping with their loss.
Source: The Republic, Police identify woman, 22, killed in 2-car crash in Mass., No author, Nov. 29, 2013