When vehicles collide head-on at highway speeds, the results are often fatal. That was unfortunately the case when a head-on collision occurred recently near Alzada, Montana on U.S. Highway 212. A 16-year-old boy from South Dakota was killed in the crash.
A group of four people returning from their 20-year high school reunion met with tragedy on a Montana highway recently. One was killed and the other three suffered injuries in an accident that may have been caused by drunk driving.
A fatal car accident can leave surviving loved ones in a state of shock and devastated by grief. The family of a deceased car accident victim can also face serious financial issues, especially if they were dependent on the victim for support.
A horse trailer that broke loose from its trailer hitch caused a fatal auto accident in Glacier County recently. According to the Montana Highway Patrol, a 28-year-old man from Missoula was the victim.
When a vehicle crosses the centerline of a highway into the opposite lane of traffic at a high rate of speed, the drivers of vehicles in the opposite lane have very little time to react. All too often the result is a high-speed head-on collision resulting in death or serious injury. Perhaps due to the long distances traveled and the potential for driver fatigue, these types of accidents are not uncommon in Montana. Recently one such crash killed a 66-year-old Bozeman man and left another man seriously injured.
A head-on collision is one of the deadliest types of car accidents. Tragically, this was shown to be true in a recent crash just west of Bozeman that killed two drivers.
Most motorcyclists know that some drivers just don't see them. Whether that was a factor in a recent fatal accident in the Billings area is not yet known.
When a pedestrian is struck by a full-size pickup truck the outcome is likely to be tragic. Unfortunately that was the case in a recent late-morning accident in Billings.
A head-on crash at high speed is one of the most dangerous kinds of auto accidents. Two people involved in one such crash in Flathead County recently were fortunate to escape with their lives. The two victims were injured but they were listed in stable condition.