People usually leave home, thinking they will return to their families at a later time. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen due to a vehicle accident that ends up taking these individuals’ lives. One car accident recently occurred in Minnesota, apparently leaving two people dead and their families grieving in the aftermath of the collision.
Many agencies, such as the state police, responded to the vehicle crash. The incident occurred in the vicinity of a national highway as well as a county road. It occurred in the early morning hours.
Just after the accident, police said they believed two individuals had passed away in the collision. The head-on accident happened when a pickup truck and passenger van collided. One individual with injuries was taken to the hospital via helicopter. Meanwhile, police looked for the family of one victim to tell them the sad news. Police continued to investigate the crash.
The thought of losing a loved one in a car accident can be terrifying, and when it actually happens, the surviving family members naturally are upset and might even be livid. A police investigation may help to provide more details about which driver caused or contributed to the wreck. This driver — if he or she survived the wreck — might be held liable in civil court if the family members of the deceased victims pursue wrongful death claims against the individual. Meanwhile, if the reportedly at-fault driver died and also caused another person’s death in the crash, the driver’s estate and all separate owners of his or her vehicle may be sued in Minnesota.
Source: Park Rapids Enterprise, “Fatal crash reported on U.S. 71 south of Bemidji: two believed killed“, , June 10, 2014