Negligence can be a major cause of many car accidents that take place across the United States. The physical and emotional injuries that result are seemingly senseless. These types of accidents could be easily avoided if drivers paid attention to the road instead of focusing on the numerous distractions that are in modern vehicles. One car accident in Massachusetts recently injured multiple people.
The accident took place on the evening of Feb. 28 at around 5 p.m. and involved two vehicles. The vehicles were involved in a side impact crash that resulted in multiple injuries. Three different ambulances arrived at the scene of the accident and transported three victims to the hospital.
The current condition of the injured victims was not reported, but one of the victims had to be removed from their vehicle by emergency personnel. The accident is still under investigation by Massachusetts police, but it is not yet clear if negligence was a factor in the accident. No citations have been reported so far.
Once the investigation of the car accident is completed, the injured victims may have the right to seek monetary compensation for their injuries. Compensation from a successfully presented claim could be used by the injured victims to pay for any medical bills due to the accident and provide reimbursement for other financial losses recognized by Massachusetts personal injury laws. Hopefully, the victims will be able to heal in a stress free environment and ultimately return to their normal routines instead of worrying about how to pay for the costs that inevitably accompany these types of tragedies.
Source: ABC 40, One Extricated After Two Car Accident in Belchertown, No author, Feb. 28, 2014