Car accidents occur every day on the hundreds of interstates that wind their way through America. These accidents are often more severe than those that occur on other types of roads, and the injuries that stem from them are often more severe as well. Unfortunately, several people were injured in a car accident that took place in Massachusetts recently.
The accident took place on a Massachusetts turnpike at around 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 13 and involved multiple vehicles. The accident occurred when a pickup truck hit the median and ended up stopping in the middle lane. The two individuals who were in the pickup were able to exit the vehicle, but as the driver made his way off of the road, he was struck by a semi-truck.
The driver was transported to a nearby hospital for his extensive injuries from his involvement in the two accidents. The passenger was taken to the hospital as well for his injuries that he received from the crash. The current condition of the two injured individuals is not known at this time. The wrecks created serious traffic issues after they took place.
The injured victims of this Massachusetts car accident may have the right to seek monetary compensation for their injuries. If the person or persons deemed responsible are discovered to have been negligent in any way, then victims have a right to file personal injury claims. Compensation could be used by the victims to pay for their medical bills from the wreck. This can often allow individuals to focus on recuperating rather than stressing about unpaid bills. Victims can also then heal fully and at their own pace instead of going back to daily life before they are ready.
Source: jems.com, Chain-reaction Crash Injures Five in Massachusetts, Linda Bock, Jan. 15, 2014