Although highways are a very convenient way to travel for many Americans, the high speeds and constant lane changes can create very dangerous situations if they are not carried out properly. These situations can turn into serious accidents that can leave those involved with severe injuries that can change their lives for an extended period of time. Unfortunately, a car accident on a Massachusetts highway recently injured multiple people.
The accident took place around midday on Jan. 25 after a driver attempted to pass another vehicle. He or she lost one of the wheels on the vehicle and hit an oncoming car. Emergency personnel arrived and transported two people to one hospital and another person to a different hospital for treatment. Another victim was completely uninjured in the accident.
The current condition of the injured people is unknown at this time, though it is believed that all of the victims were adults. The accident is still under investigation by Massachusetts State Troopers. No one has been cited at this time.
Once the Massachusetts police have finished their investigation, the victims may have the right to seek monetary reimbursement for their injuries from the car accident. Compensation could be used by the individuals to pay for any hospital bills that resulted from their injuries. It could also be used to pay for other expenses if they are out of work. Compensation of this type can often relieve the stress on a family that unexpected bills and problems from a car accident cause, as well as provide the victim with enough time to fully recuperate.
Source: masslive.com, At least 3 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Route 20 in Russell, Stephanie Barry, Jan. 25, 2014