Those who operate a motor vehicle at high rates of speed may find it more difficult to handle a variety of driving scenarios. Such behavior inherently increases the risk that dangerous car accidents may occur, and incidents involving a speeding driver can have devastating outcomes. A recent collision involving three vehicles in Massachusetts has reportedly left up to six people hospitalized with injuries.
Authorities have advised that the accident took place on a recent Saturday morning. According to reports, the driver of a car was traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed while another vehicle was attempting to make a left turn into westbound lanes. The car reportedly collided with the second vehicle soon thereafter and the impact of the crash forced debris to strike a third vehicle.
As many as six individuals suffered injuries in the crash, each of whom was transported to nearby medical facilities for treatment. According to reports, at least one of those involved in the crash remains hospitalized. Authorities have also advised that criminal charges could be filed after the investigation into the incident is completed.
Car accidents involving a speeding driver run the risk of leaving those involved with severe injuries. With the high costs of medical care and the possibility of facing a long road to recovery, those who face a similar scenario due to the actions of another party may wish to know more about their available legal avenues. Fortunately, there are attorneys who can help a person in Massachusetts better understand all his or her available options and assist in pursuing the restitution entitled through a claim against the party deemed at fault.