The aftermath of an accident can be tragic and could very well change the lives of several people. A car accident can both involve several vehicles and numerous victims. When approaching an accident site, the amount of damage is usually noticed first. Furtheroften the serious injuries correlated to the incident supersede the property damage involved in the accident. The wounds suffered by the victims of the crash could be life threatening. The seriousness of these injuries could be so severe that they result in a fatality.
A head-on collision occurred between a sports utility vehicle and a pickup truck in northern Pennsylvania recently. The crash took place around 5 p.m. on Route 328 in Wells Township. Emergency crews responded to the incident and assessed the multiple victims involved in the crash. Two victims were pronounced dead at the scene. Emergency crews transported three juvenile passengers from the SUV as well as the driver of the pickup truck to the hospital. The severity of their injuries was not reported at this time.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Authorities had not purported any causes or provided any additional details at the time of this report. A person injured in an accident like this might have a personal injury claim. Compensation from the claim could go towards medical bills, damages and pain and suffering. The loved ones of a person killed in an accident like this might have a wrongful death claim. The suit could cover any expenses incurred from the accident such as funeral costs, lost wages and damages.
A multi-vehicle and multi-victim accident can cause severe damages, serious injuries or even fatalities. In addition, car accidents can also result in huge financial burdens that could significantly impact not only those involved but their loved ones as well.
Source: altoonamirror.com, “Pa. pickup, SUV head-on crash kills 2, injures 4,” March 04, 2013