When a person travels down the road, he or she can’t always anticipate what the next driver will do. Sometimes another driver isn’t paying attention to the road ahead, and this can lead to a serious injury car accident or even a fatal one. A vehicle accident resulted in one man’s death recently in Minnesota.
The incident occurred on a recent Saturday at around 4 p.m. It happened on a county road. According to police, a car ended up crashing into a commercial truck.
The man who died in the crash was 21 years old, police said. Two other people in the car suffered injuries but survived. Meanwhile, the three individuals in the truck suffered no injuries, police said.
A police investigation is necessary to determine which driver was at-fault in the Minnesota crash. If it is discovered that the driver of the commercial truck was responsible for the fatal car accident, he or she may be sued, and the person’s employer may also face litigation. This is because the family of the deceased man would have the right to try to hold these parties accountable through a wrongful death suit, and the injured victims could also decide to file personal injury claims in this case. However, they would need to prove that negligence on the part of the truck driver led to the accident before claims for damages would be decided in their favor by a judge. A victorious outcome might help to ease any pain and suffering as well as cover other financial losses connected to the incident.
Source: startribune.com, “Man, 21, dies in car-truck crash in central Minnesota“, Paul Walsh, July 21, 2014