On Monday, September 29, an injured passenger required extrication in the
aftermath of a two-car crash, according to the
Billings Gazette. Billings Police state that the
car accident occurred in the afternoon at the intersection of Avenue F and 12th Street West.
Passenger Taken to the Hospital
A Subaru allegedly collided with a Cadillac in the intersection, injuring
a 73-year-old woman that was a passenger in the Cadillac. Police say that
she apparently hit her head against the head of the driver of the vehicle
in the accident. After the passenger was removed from the automobile,
she was transported to an area hospital. Authorities state that her injuries
were not believed to be life-threatening.
Possible Citation Forthcoming
Law enforcement suggested that the driver of the Subaru might receive a
citation, although the nature of any possible traffic violation was not
Although the investigation into this car accident is still ongoing, negligent
conduct by a motorist that leads to the injury of another is addressed
by Montana state law. Driving while under the influence, failure to yield
the right-of-way, traveling at excessive speeds and inattentive driving
are just some of the actions that may be considered evidence of negligence.
Depending upon the exact circumstances of a collision, compensation may
be sought by the injured person for unpaid medical expenses, pain and
suffering, long-term rehabilitation expenses, permanent injury and other losses.
We fight for the injured so that they receive the fair compensation to
which they are entitled. Please call us with any questions that you may
have about an accident that you or a loved one may have been involved
in. Our firm always offers an initial, complimentary consultation so that
the legal implications of your experience can be properly discussed. Please
contact us for further assistance.