It is the time of year when the roads in Massachusetts are crowded with people out enjoying the summer. However, this increase in traffic can lead to an increase in car accidents. In some cases, these incidents can turn deadly.
That was the case recently in Sutton where a three-car accident took the life of a Massachusetts driver. According to local authorities, the driver of a pickup truck was travelling at a high rate of speed just prior to the incident. In fact, the pickup is alleged to have been speeding more than twenty miles an hour over the posted speed limit. Police spotted the driver and followed him for a short distance.
As the pursuit went on, the driver smashed into two other vehicles head-on. Unfortunately, the pickup driver died in the collision. The other victims of the crash suffered minor injuries and sought medical care after the incident. As is common in car accidents, these victims will likely have to deal with the emotional damages the accident caused as well as their physical injuries.
In car accidents of this type, victims often find that they have aches and pains after the event. When this is the case, they may be able to recover for the costs associated with recovery, either from the driver directly or from his or her estate in cases where the at-fault driver died, such as this case. To make a determination if such a recovery is available, it can be a good idea for accident victims to consult an attorney to learn about the laws of Massachusetts that apply to their cases.
Source: millburysutton.com, “UPDATE: Worcester man dies in 3-car crash on Whitins Road“, Robert Fucci, June 5, 2017