Police from two Massachusetts towns responded recently to a car wreck. The incident occurred, like many car accidents do, in the evening hours of a late summer day. When it ended, the incident left four people injured and closed both sides of a busy highway for a short period.
When car accidents make the news, it is often because people are injured. When reporting this recent single-vehicle accident, local outlets say that the driver fatigue may have played a part. Authorities believe that the vehicle left the roadway and slammed into a large sign post. The vehicle came to rest on the right side of the highway.
The impact caused injury to everyone in the car. In fact, all of the passengers, including the driver, were taken to local area hospitals for medical care. The extent of the passenger injuries appear to be minor, but a full medical evaluation had not been performed at the time of early reports about the crash.
Those that suffer injury in car accidents in Massachusetts often find that they can make a personal injury claim against the driver who caused them to suffer. If this type of claim is successful, it can result in payments for medical costs, lost wages and other damages. In many cases, the assistance of an experienced professional can help victims of car accidents pursue the best possible outcome with their personal injury claim in hopes that they are able to recover, at least economically, as quickly as possible after a crash.
Source: Chelmsford, MA Patch, “4 Hurt In Route 3-Closing Crash“, Mike Carraggi, Aug. 6, 2017