The former head basketball coach for Butte High School was recently struck by a vehicle while going for a walk. The coach's family members reported last Thursday morning that he had died from injuries he suffered in the collision.
Any spouse -- whose husband or wife suffers a catastrophic injury in a car crash -- will feel intense empathy and pain for his or her injured loved one. They will also be busy taking care of different odds and ends at home and the hospital, and they may even serve as at-home nurse for their spouse as he or she recovers after being released from the hospital.
A sport utility vehicle drove off the road close to the Mt. Baker Ski Resort district earlier this month, leaving the driver and one occupant seriously injured. The victims might not have been found if not for witnesses who saw the tire tracks leading off Mt. Baker Highway. The witnesses followed the tracks and discovered the SUV, which had driven off a cliff and was several hundred feet away from the road.
A Missoula man stands accused of having ousted the driver of one of the Testicle Festival's guest shuttles in a drunken fit at the beginning of August. On Tuesday, Aug. 22, he had his first day in court.
When you think distracted driving, you think of a teen driver trying to take a selfie while speeding along at 70 mph. Or you think of a person trying to send a text message to his or her boss, glancing down every other second to write it out on the way to work.
Injuries suffered in a car accident can lead to costly medical care and other expenses, and it is not uncommon for crash victims to become overwhelmed by financial burdens.
A car crash can make you so nervous that you forget what you are supposed to do. Having a plan before you get into an accident is ideal. However, if you end up being involved in a car accident and forgot some steps regarding what to do next, there are still things you can do to protect yourself.
Why is drowsy driving so dangerous? It causes individuals to react slower. They may not see traffic slowing ahead of them or fail to notice a stopped vehicle. A drowsy driver might drift from one lane to another without noticing.
As a driver in the state of Montana, you know one thing to be true: Road conditions are not always perfect. For example, you may find yourself faced with snow and ice during the cold winter months. And when winter gives way to spring, don't be surprised if you take to the road when the rain is pouring down and the wind is whipping.
Many people may assume that just because you were the only driver involved in an accident, you cannot file a personal injury claim. However, depending on the nature of your accident, that may not be the case.